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Open-Rank Position in Early Modern and Renaissance Literature
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Sep. 30, 2019
Title Open-Rank Position in 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 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Literature - Medieval/Renaissance

American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of approximately 5,000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks a full-time faculty member specializing in Early Modern and Renaissance studies to teach courses in undergraduate literature, general education, and academic writing in the Department of English. We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach Restoration and 18th-century British Literature as well as candidates with interdisciplinary approaches to literary 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 send a letter of interest addressing teaching experience and research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees. Please submit your application via

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Contact Information

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


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