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Assistant Professor

united arab emirates university

2 - 3 years UAE - United Arab Emirates

Ph.D/Doctorate(Other), Master of Arts(English), Bachelor of Arts(English). Any Nationality

, Posted on December 30, 2016 1 Opening

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The Department of English Literature currently offers a Minor in Film Studies which combines a theoretical with a practical track. The Department of English Literature is seeking a highly qualified faculty member with a specialty in Cinema Studies / American Studies/ Cultural Studies / Comparative Literature or any other comparable field. 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 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 works that have been subject to external peer review and appear in internationally recognized and cited journals or other volumes. Subject to budget approval, this appointment will commence in September 2014.
Minimum Qualification The successful applicant will hold an earned Ph.D. in the discipline from an accredited university. The candidate should have a broad understanding of the required areas of specialization and the ability to work in a collaborative and cooperative educational environment with a diverse international faculty. As the language of instruction is English, the applicant must have native or near native capacity to teach and write in English. The successful applicant will also have a record of refereed publications and an agenda of on-going research, or evidence of noteworthy scholarly promise in the case of younger scholars.
Preferred Qualification The applicant will exhibit a commitment to a student-centered approach to teaching. Enthusiastic PhD holders with at least 3 years experience are encouraged to Apply. Holders of university degrees obtained on-line or via correspondence are not allowed to apply. Applicants over sixty are not eligible for the job. As the language of instruction is English, the applicant must have native or near native capacity to teach and write in English.

Industry Type : Education / Training / Teaching / Academics
Functional Area : Teaching / Education


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