Instructor of English - #43944

American University of Ras Al Khaimah


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Ras al-Khaimah
Contract type: Full time
Job Summary:

The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) seeks a full-time faculty member at the rank of Instructor, to teach first-year academic writing within the General Education program, starting August 2024.

Job Description:

Instructor of English

American University of Ras Al Khaimah



Job Summary: The Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) seeks a full-time faculty member at the rank of Instructor, to teach first-year academic writing within the General Education program, starting August 2024.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: The teaching load is eight courses per year (4/4 load) at the undergraduate level. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in student-centered teaching and have experience in promoting active learning using high-impact educational practices. Candidates must be prepared to teach academic writing classes to both native and non-native speakers of English. Service expectations include participating in school and university committees and contributing to the discipline through involvement with professional associations. A balance between high-quality instruction and service will be required for continued professional advancement.

Minimum Qualifications: an earned master’s degree in English or closely related field and relevant tertiary teaching experience, which demonstrates use of high-impact educational practices. Candidates should have a minimum of three years’ experience teaching composition or academic writing at the university level. Experience teaching first-year academic writing at a US university or North American-style university/college in an international context is an advantage.

Description of AURAK: The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is a public, non-profit, independent, coeducation institution of higher education which delivers an integrated American-style, undergraduate and graduate education with a strong focus on the local indigenous culture. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education of the UAE. In addition, AURAK is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The American model of higher education ensures not only the acquisition of knowledge and skills in specific academic fields, but also a general education curriculum that exposes students to new ideas and ways of thinking critically about local and global issues. The multicultural student body at AURAK offers candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research in one of the most diverse countries in the world. AURAK is located in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the Northern Emirates and a rapidly growing region. The beauty of Ras Al Khaimah is reflected in its traditions and diverse landscapes — its white sandy beaches, the majestic Hajjar Mountains, the expansive desert and its sands dunes, and the many historical sites. For more information about the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), please visit: http://www.aurak.ac.ae

How to Apply: A completed application will include: (i) cover letter, which addresses the ways in which the applicant’s experience and credentials align with the position (no more than 3 pages); (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) a teaching philosophy statement, which includes evidence of teaching effectiveness (iv) names, email address, and institutional phone number of 3 academic references (letters will be requested later); and (v) academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application stage).

Submit application materials to: [email protected]



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