The Department of Writing Studies seeks a full-time visiting professor to teach academic writing courses at American University of Sharjah starting in Fall 2019. The appointment is for one academic year. Candidates should have a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant area of composition or applied linguistics and a background in academic writing.
Candidates should have demonstrated commitment to excellence in developing academic literacy and evidence of their own scholarship in this area. In addition, candidates should have both a minimum of three years’ experience teaching composition or academic writing in North American-style higher education and overseas teaching experience.
Candidates should submit their applications to the following:
Candidates should include in their online application a letter of application, a curriculum vitae with a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact details of three referees. Include the last two in the same document as the CV. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by January 31, 2019.