Instructor Positions in the Communication Skills Program at the American University of Beirut
The American University of Beirut
October 4, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Communication Skills Program in the Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill full-time instructor positions in academic writing to begin August 15, 2019.
Candidates with experience teaching academic writing at university level are encouraged to apply. We particularly invite applicants with a degree and expertise in composition studies, rhetoric and composition, second-language writing, ESL, applied linguistics, or a related field.
Communication Skills instructors engage in teaching writing, language, and communication. The successful candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate level and to participate in selected professional development opportunities and the ongoing development of the Program.
The appointment is for an initial period of one year with opportunities for renewal. The usual teaching load is three courses per semester. Applicants must have completed their MA by January 2019. The language of instruction is English.
To apply, send a cover letter, a CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are sent by January 28, 2019.
3 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About The American University of Beirut
??Founded in 1866, the American University of Beirut bases its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the American liberal arts model of higher education. A teaching-centered research university, AUB has around 800 instructional faculty and a student body of around 8,000 students. The University encourages freedom of thought and expression and seeks to graduate men and women committed to creative and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity, civic responsibility, and leadership.The University, which was granted institutional accreditation in June 2004 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States and reaffirmed in 2016, includes seven faculties: Agricultural and Food Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Architecture (Maroun Semaan Faculty?), Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing (Rafic Hariri School), and ?Business (Suliman S. Olayan School ).?AUB currently offers more than 130 programs leading to the bachelor's, master's, MD, and PhD degrees. The University became coeducational in 1922; its student body is 50 percent male and 50 percent female. The language of instruction is En...glish (except for courses in the Arabic Department and other language courses).The student faculty ratio is 11.2 to 1.