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Faculty Position | Philosophy
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Dec. 22, 2022
Title Faculty Position | Philosophy
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department International Studies Department
Application Deadline Dec. 30, 2022
Position Start Date Spring 2023
  • Visiting Professor
    Adjunct Professor
  • Philosophy

The Department of International Studies at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates seeks to hire a part-time adjunct or a full-time visiting position in Philosophy starting on January 23, 2023. Candidates must be able to teach a range of introductory courses as well as upper-level undergraduate courses in their fields.

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Philosophy at the time of appointment, a record of excellent teaching, an active research agenda, and be willing and able to move to the UAE by Janaury 16th of 2023. The regular teaching load is 3 courses per semester.

As a university formed on the American model and with English as the language of instruction, the American University of Sharjah will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Application materials must be uploaded as two files. One file should contain a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references. A second file should contain a writing/publication sample and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please apply on-line at

The 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 about 5,000 students from more than 95 nations.

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.

You are welcome to contact Dr. Yuting Wang, Head of Department, at with any questions about the position.

The application deadline is 30 December 2022.

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Contact Information

  • Yuting Wang
    International Studies Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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