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:
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dr. Alessandro Benati (firstname.lastname@example.org), Head of the Department of English.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.