Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition at the American University of Beirut

The American University of Beirut

Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition 

The Department of English at the American University of Beirut is seeking to fill a position of Assistant Professor in Rhetoric and Composition, to begin August 15, 2016. 

Research focus is open within the field. We especially encourage applications from candidates engaged in multilingual, cross-cultural, or regionally relevant research (such as Arabic, Middle-Eastern, or Islamic rhetorics; transnational or comparative rhetoric; translation and rhetoric; or translingual pedagogies), and/or candidates with a command of one or more regional languages (e.g., Arabic, Persian, Turkish). The new hire will contribute to development of an MA in Rhetoric and Composition, and to the administration and further development of the composition program and the writing center, which also offers support for a writing in the disciplines initiative.

The teaching load is 3/2 with a 50% course release for administrative appointments and generous support for junior faculty research. Applicants must have a PhD upon appointment. Appointments are for an initial period of four years with opportunities for renewal and advancement.

To apply, send a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and sample syllabus; arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to: 

Patrick McGreevy 
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences 
American University of Beirut 
c/o New York Office 
3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor 
New York, NY 10017-2303 
USA 
Or 
Patrick McGreevy 
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences 
American University of Beirut 
P.O. Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh 
Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon 

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged and may be sent to as_dean@aub.edu.lb 

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials reach AUB by 31 October, 2015.

For more information, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/pages/academic-employment.aspx

The American University of Beirut is the preeminent liberal arts university in the Middle East, serving a diverse, multilingual student body. AUB is an equal opportunity employer.

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