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Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric Composition and/or Applied Linguistics
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Oct. 4, 2018
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Rhetoric Composition and/or Applied Linguistics
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department English Department
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • English

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 (, Head of the Department of English.

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

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Contact Information

  • Alessandro Benati
    English Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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