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Visiting Faculty Position in History
American University of Sharjah

Date Posted Jun. 4, 2018
Title Visiting Faculty Position in History
University American University of Sharjah
Department International Studies Department
Application Deadline Jun. 30, 2018
Position Start Date Fall 2018
  • Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • Visiting Professor
  • History - Middle East
    History - General

The Department of International Studies at American University of Sharjah (AUS) is seeking applicants at all ranks for a one-year visiting appointment commencing in August 2018.

Successful candidates must have a PhD in History, demonstrated teaching abilities, a scholarly record, and a commitment to productive institutional service. Candidates who can teach one or more of the following courses will have an advantage: Modern Arab History, Palestinian History, Ottoman History or a course on conflict in the Middle East. The university 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, and contact information for three referents. Please submit applications via

Complete applications received by June 30, 2018 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 5,600 students from more than 95 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

  • Vernon Pedersen
    International Studies Department
    American University of Sharjah
    United Arab Emirates
  • 97165154463


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