The College is distinguishing itself as a major contributor towards economic diversification within Abu Dhabi and the region, particularly through its close alignment with growing regional industries in key themes such as Energy,Aerospace, Healthcare, Transportation and Telecommunications.
The College of Arts and Sciences is a vibrant community of academic scholars, students and staff who are dedicated to science education and innovation for the ultimate benefit of society. To serve this purpose, the College empowers students with a great sense of purposeful academic curiosity and appreciation of the social and environmental context within a rapidly changing world.
The Department of English is a diverse community of scholars in English language-related studies, including literature, linguistics, writing, digital composition, TESOL, and education, with a focus on the learning of STEM-related subjects with English as the Medium of Instruction.
Faculty currently teach courses in the undergraduate English program as well as a wide range of electives 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 English for Special/Scientific Purposes. Faculty regularly present at major international conferences worldwide and publish with major university presses and in a wide range of top-tier research journals.
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.
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.