Open-Rank Position in Literature

American University of Sharjah, an internationally ranked and accredited American-style university of approximately 5,000 students in the United Arab Emirates, seeks a full-time faculty member with a specialization in any field of literature in English to teach courses in undergraduate literature, general education, and academic writing in the Department of English. Candidates with creative writing expertise and/or interdisciplinary approaches to literature are preferred.

A PhD in a relevant field is required. Successful candidates will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, ongoing scholarly publication, and a demonstrated commitment to productive institutional service. AUS is fully committed to equal opportunity at all levels without discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, age, family status, or national origin. As a university formed on American models, AUS will give priority to candidates who have substantial experience in American models of higher education. 

Applicants should send a letter of interest addressing teaching experience and research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information of three referees. Please submit your application via


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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