Open Rank Faculty Position

Open Rank Faculty Position

Job Ref IRC43969
Job Title Open Rank Faculty Position
Organization Name College of Arts and Science
About University Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Khalifa University is a world-class,research-intensive institution in Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The University’s mission is to seamlessly integrate research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in science, engineering and medicine, and also to be a catalyst towards AbuDhabi’s 2030 vision for a knowledge-based economy. Khalifa University has three campuses in the city of Abu Dhabi – the KU Main Campus, Masdar City Campus and the Sas Al Nakhl Campus, the latter two housing the internationally renowned Masdar and Institute and Petroleum Institute, respectively.

Brief Description The Department of English is a diverse community of scholars in Englishlanguage-related studies, including literature, linguistics, writing, digitalcomposition, TESOL, and education, with a focus on the learning of STEM-relatedsubjects with English as the Medium of Instruction.  Faculty currently teachcourses in the undergraduate English program as well as a wide range ofelectives 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 Englishfor Special/Scientific Purposes. Faculty regularly present at majorinternational conferences worldwide and publish with major university pressesand 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.
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