Assistant/Associate Professor of Arabic

The School of Arts and Sciences at the American University in Dubai invites qualified applicants for the position of
Assistant/Associate Professor of Arabic to begin teaching in Fall 2021.
The successful candidate will have:

  • Ph.D. in Arabic Literature and/or Linguistics from a Western accredited university.
  • Previous experience of teaching Arabic in a Western higher education system, with high ratings of teaching effectiveness.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity or strong potential for scholarly contributions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • An ability to work collegially within a team of faculty members from diverse disciplines.

Candidates will have evidence of successful teaching experience and must demonstrate teaching effectiveness and excellence at the
undergraduate level. Additionally, candidates are expected to meet standards for personal professional scholarship, and assist in
student advising, curriculum development and other service to the department, school, and community.
The compensation package for this position is competitive and is based on the expatriate model. Besides tax-exempt basic salary, it
includes housing, annual two-way airfare, health / life insurance, professional memberships, conference attendance expenses,
assistance with children's tuition, and other components.

The American University in Dubai is a private, non-sectarian institution of higher learning founded in 1995. It serves UAE nationals and
international students who seek world-class career-oriented education. AUD, as an international institution of higher education,
encourages global understanding by providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity and opportunities for an international education.
Applications will be accepted and evaluated until this position is filled.

Interested applicants must submit the following requirements via email to

  • Cover letter
  • Updated CV
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Contact information of three (3) academic/professional references

Alternatively, applicants can submit their application materials to the following postal address:

Faculty Recruitment
The American University in Dubai
P.O. Box 28282, Dubai, U.A.E.
No telephone calls please.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.


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