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Open-Rank Position in Literature with a focus on Early Modern and Renaissance Literature
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Nov. 16, 2020
Title Open-Rank Position in Literature with a focus on Early Modern and Renaissance Literature
University American University of Sharjah
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Department Department of English
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2021
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Literature - General
    Literature - Medieval/Renaissance

The Department of English at American University of Sharjah seeks a full-time faculty member with the ability to teach broadly across fields of undergraduate literature, general education, and academic writing but with a particularly strong research and teaching profile in Early Modern and Renaissance studies.

A PhD in a relevant field is required. Successful candidates will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication and a demonstrated 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. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing teaching experience and research interests, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference. Please submit your application via

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The position is available subject to budgetary approval.

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, AUS offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 5,000 students from approximately 90 nations. English is the language of instruction and the workplace. AUS has been ranked among the top ten Arab universities by QS World University Rankings every year for the past six consecutive years.

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

  • Roger Nunn
    Department of English
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates


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