KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Faculty, English

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
18 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Nov 2019
Ref
IRC43969
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Organization Name        Khalifa University of Science and Technology

About University

Khalifa University of Science and Technology, established in 2017 through a merger with three major institutions of higher education, is a world-class,research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

College of Arts and Sciences

The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as Energy,Aerospace, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications.

The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, the College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.

Brief Description

The Department of English is a diverse community of scholars in English language-related studies, including literature, linguistics, writing, digital composition, TESOL, and education, with a focus on the learning of STEM-related subjects with English as the Medium of Instruction.

Faculty currently teach courses in the undergraduate English program as well as a wide range of electives courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Current research includes studies in English literature, posthumanism and science fiction,informal language learning, teacher and professional development, and English for Special/Scientific Purposes. Faculty regularly present at major international conferences worldwide and publish with major university presses and in a wide range of top-tier research journals.

Detailed Description

This is an open-rank position at the professorial (assistant, associate, or full) level. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in one or more of the following areas: digital media production, digital composition, digital communications, video production and editing. A background in computer science, business, journalism, and/or writing studies is preferred but not required.

Preference will be given to candidates with education from and/or previous service in pre-eminent institutions of higher education.

The candidate is also expected to have a strong research potential, demonstrated by relevant publications in high-impact journals, and teaching experience in above mentioned areas.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active research programs that lead to peer-reviewed publications in high-impact professional journals, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

The candidate must possess excellent communication skills.

Successful candidates are also expected to be involved in thematic research within one or more of the university research priority areas.

How To Apply        

Applicants should submit an online application at http://www.kustar.ac.ae/pages/careers.  This position will have a join date January 2020/August 2020. All applicants should submit an online application via the portal.  A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, cover letter, photo and the names and contact information of three references.

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (RecruitmentTeam@ku.ac.ae)?

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