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Open-Rank Position in Early Modern and Renaissance Literature

American University of Sharjah
United Arab Emirates
Posted Date
Sep 29, 2019

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Foreign Languages & Literatures
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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 specializing in Early Modern and Renaissance studies to teach courses in undergraduate literature, general education, and academic writing in the Department of English. We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach Restoration and 18th-century British Literature as well as candidates with interdisciplinary approaches to literary studies. 

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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