Assistant Professor in English Literature

United Arab Emirates (AE)
21 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor

Grade Number   23

Position Number   310050

Posting Number   1829

Job Description
The UAE University Department of English Literature invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of Literature in the Fall semester 2018. Candidates are expected to have an earned PhD in the discipline obtained from a reputable university. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellent skills in research and in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Expertise in the field of Rhetoric and/or Cinema Studies will be considered an asset. The university’s expectations for faculty include effective teaching, productive scholarship, and appropriate forms of service. The initial appointment will be for a four-year period, with the first two years probationary. Faculty members are expected to teach at all levels in the Department, to share in general education teaching, and participate, as appropriate, in Masters and PhD programs. The standard teaching load is 9-12 hours per semester, modified in varying degrees by course remissions arising from funded research and consultative activities and administrative roles. All faculty members are expected to have an ongoing research agenda and to be engaged in the publication of work that has been subject to external peer review and appears in internationally recognized and cited journals or books. 

Minimum Qualification
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in the applicable field. The ability to teach undergraduate courses is a must. Industrial and professional experience is a plus. 

Preferred Qualification
expertise in comparative literature, British literature, rhetoric, and cinema studies

Job Close Date   open until filled