LINGUIST List 29.4381

Wed Nov 07 2018

Jobs: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, The American University in Cairo

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Date: 24-Oct-2018
From: HR <>
Subject: English; Applied Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
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University or Organization: The American University in Cairo
Job Location: Cairo, Egypt
Job Title: MATESOL Faculty Position - Applied Linguistics(103810)

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; TESOL

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Company Description:
Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET, its Chemistry program is accredited by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, and the School of Business is accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS. The AUC Libraries contain the largest English-language research collection in the region and are an active and integral part of the University's pursuit of excellence in all academic and scholarly programs. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. According to AUC policies and procedures, faculty are entitled to generous benefits.

Job Description:
The MA in TESOL Program, Department of Applied Linguistics, anticipates one opening for a specialist to teach and do research in the area of TESOL, with expertise in one of the traditional ESL skill areas. Secondary focus would also be desirable in Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and corpus-informed language teaching. The position primarily involves teaching Methods and CALL courses in the MA TESOL program and the linguistics minor.

A PhD in hand in Applied Linguistics, TESOL, or a related field is required. Teaching experience is a must, with preference given to those with experience in training EFL/ESL teachers. Background in linguistics is also preferred.

Successful candidates should have an ongoing program of research and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. It would be strongly desirable for the candidate to have experience teaching in a TESOL program. Responsibilities include graduate and undergraduate teaching; supervising master's theses; maintaining an active program of research and publications; and service to the Department and the University.

Additional Information:
Priority will be given to applications received by January 15, 2019. Position is open until filled. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed in person or via teleconference shortly thereafter.

Application Instructions:
All applicants must submit the following documents online:
- A letter of interest,
- A current CV,
- Completed AUC Personnel Information Form (PIF),
- A copy of a recently published article or manuscript in progress,
- A sample syllabus for a graduate or undergraduate TESOL course;
- A teaching demo; and
- Three letters of reference to be sent directly to the contact email provided below.

For information, please, direct any enquiries to the contact information below.

To apply, please see the application link provided below.


Application Deadline: 23-Apr-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:

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