ZAYED UNIVERSITY

Faculty Position, English

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Location
Abu Dhabi/Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Posted
Monday, 18 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Opportunity

Zayed University’s College of Education (Abu Dhabi and Dubai) seeks energetic and innovative English faculty able to contribute to the ongoing development of the UAE’s education system through teaching and research. Faculty will contribute to the preparation of graduates at Baccalaureate and master’s levels who will become exemplary bilingual professionals and future leaders able to serve national and regional development in one of the world’s most dynamic countries. 

Successful candidates will also assist in the planning and implementation of English Language, Literature and Literacy programs, and engage in research and professional development that will enhance the research profile of the university and contribute to the development of the UAE.   The College, accredited by NCATE/CAEP, contributes to the English language development of all students at the university through its offerings of Academic English for the Majors.  The College is currently charged with developing English courses for the disciplines, Business Communication and Technical Writing (IT) courses, as well as an English Literature minor.    

The Responsibilities

The College seeks English faculty in English Applied Linguistics/Language at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level, with expertise in one (or potentially several) of the following areas: English Composition, Business Communication, Technical Writing (IT), Academic Reading, or Literature.  The positions require that the successful applicants engage in successful teaching, scholarly research, contribute to program and course development, and offer service to the college and the university.  

The Requirements

An earned Doctoral Degree in English Applied Linguistics/Language, with expertise in one (or potentially several) of the following areas: English Composition, Business Communication, Technical Writing (IT), Academic Reading, Literature or other closely related fields.  Candidates should have a record of publications and a significant research agenda in evidence.  Candidates must be qualified and experienced in teaching at undergraduate and master’s levels. Pedagogical expertise with second language learners is a plus. Although not a specific requirement, particular consideration will be given to faculty who have experience in international or bilingual environments.  

The Benefits

The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the U.A.E., a housing allowance, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.   

To Apply

In addition to completing the online application form, applicants must also attach a cover letter, a current CV, the names and contact details of three professional referees, a statement of undergraduate teaching philosophy, a statement of scholarly and creative interests, particularly as they may apply to the Middle East, and as to how they might involve undergraduate students.  Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.  

While we appreciate all applications, you will be contacted only if you are selected for an interview.

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