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Visiting Faculty Positions in Advanced Academic Writing and English for Specific Purposes
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Dec. 13, 2018
Title Visiting Faculty Positions in Advanced Academic Writing and English for Specific Purposes
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department English Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2019
  • Visiting Prof/Prof of Practice
  • English
    Creative or Technical Writing

The Department of English at American University of Sharjah (AUS) is seeking applicants at all ranks for two one-year visiting appointment positions commencing in August 2019.

Successful candidates will teach courses in Advanced Academic Writing in the Department of English. The Department of English is especially interested in candidates with rich teaching experience and research interests in undergraduate academic writing.

Successful candidates must have a PhD in a relevant field, a record of excellent teaching, active scholarly publications and a commitment to productive institutional service.

AUS is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status or national origin.

Application materials must include a letter of interest in the position, curriculum vitae, one sample research publication, and contact information for three referents. Please submit applications via

Complete applications received by February 3, 2019 will be given priority.

American University of Sharjah is a not-for-profit, independent, coeducational institution of higher education formed on American models but thoroughly grounded in Arab culture. Located in University City, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (about 15 km from Dubai), AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to approximately 5,200 students from more than 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace.

AUS was recently named by Times Higher Education as hosting the most internationally diverse student body in the world, reflecting a dynamic and cosmopolitan metro area that includes abundant opportunities for travel, entertainment, cultural experiences and natural beauty.

AUS is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS has been accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA, Tel +1 215 662 5606) since June 2004.

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Contact Information

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


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