LINGUIST List 29.3834

Thu Oct 04 2018

Jobs: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, American University of Sharjah

Editor for this issue: Becca Morris <>

Date: 04-Oct-2018
From: Mahmoud Anabtawi <>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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University or Organization: American University of Sharjah
Department: English Department
Job Location: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Web Address:
Job Title: Faculty position in Rhetoric Composition and/or Applied Linguistics

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Rhetoric Composition


American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university in the United Arab Emirates, seeks full-time faculty members, pending budgetary approval, in Rhetoric Composition and/or Applied Linguistics to teach courses in the undergraduate language program, general education, academic writing, ESP, and in the MA TESOL program, in the Department of English.

Candidates should hold a completed PhD in Rhetoric Composition and/or Applied Linguistics with specialization in academic writing. In addition, specialization in Teaching English for Specific Purposes (TESP) is especially welcome. Experience in managing a writing program and designing ESP courses would be desirable.

Successful candidates will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Application materials must include a letter of interest in the position (including a statement of teaching experience and research interests), curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference. Please submit your application via the application link provided below.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Alessandro Benati, Head of the Department of English, at the contact information provided below.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Department Head Alessandro Benati

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