26.2120, Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, United Arab Emirates University

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Subject: 26.2120, Jobs: Psycholinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, United Arab Emirates University

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Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:07
From: Dimitrios Ntelitheos [dimitrios_n at uaeu.ac.ae]
Subject: Psycholinguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

 
University or Organization: United Arab Emirates University 
Department: Department of Linguistics
Job Location: Al Ain, United Arab Emirates 
Web Address: http://www.chss.uaeu.ac.ae/en/departments/als/index.shtml
Job Title: Speech Pathology and Communication Disorders
Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: Psycholinguistics 


Description:

Post Number: 1008
 
The Department of Linguistics, College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
United Arab Emirates University invites applications for an Assistant or
Associate Professor position with a specialization in
psychological/neurological aspects of language and communication disorders.
The post is expected to be available from September 2015, pending budgetary
approval.
 
The ideal candidate will have an earned PhD with a specialization in
psychology of language, language and the brain, speech pathology,
communication disorders or any other related field. All relevant areas of
expertise will be considered. Applicants should demonstrate a strong
publication record, teaching experience, and history of external funding
commensurate with level of appointment. A research focus on language disorders
or related fields is expected.
 
Successful applicants are expected to teach undergraduate level courses in the
general linguistics major and the minor in Aphasia. They should also be able
to contribute to the teaching of courses in the general linguistics program as
needed, be engaged in research, advise students, and serve on committees.
English is the language of instruction, and successful candidates must have
native or near native competence in oral and written English.
 
We are seeking an energetic researcher/teacher who is interested in the
opportunity to join a fast-growing and innovative department. Faculty in the
Department of Linguistics are involved in numerous research projects and the
department hosts a state-of-the-art EEG Lab and is currently developing a
Phonetics Lab.  The Department aims to extend its language disorders program
by introducing a second minor in developmental language disorders and possibly
combine the two minors into a BA or MA program in Communication Disorders in
the future. We seek an applicant who would be willing to lead the department
towards achieving this goal.
 
Compensation includes competitive tax-free salary, free housing in off-campus
villa or apartment, a comprehensive health plan, education allowance for
children, annual return travel to home destination, and an end-of-service
gratuity.
 
UAE University is the largest and most comprehensive federal university in the
UAE. It has approximately 14,000 students, 800 faculty members and offers well
over 70 programs at all levels through nine colleges, of which the College of
Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest.
 
The University recently moved to a newly-built campus, equipped with state of
the art educational technology in all classrooms and laboratories. The
University is developing rapidly into a research-intensive, globally
recognized institution, and has high expectations for the research capacity of
its faculty members.
 
The city of Al-Ain, where the university is located, is often described as a
garden city of palm trees, grassy parks and low rise buildings set in the
mountainous inland region of the UAE. Al Ain is a very safe and clean city
with a cosmopolitan population. The larger cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai are
an easy 1.5 hour drive on modern highways.
 
UAEU operates an e-recruitment system for job vacancies. To be considered by
the search committee, applicants should submit an electronic application at
the link below.



Application Deadline: 31-Aug-2015 (Open until filled)
	  
Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.uaeu.ac.ae/login.jsp 
Contact Information:
	Dr. Dimitrios Ntelitheos 
	Email: dimitrios_n at uaeu.ac.ae 


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