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Faculty Position in Applied Linguistics

Position Deleted on 9/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Linguistics
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
Prince Sultan University is the first private university in Saudi Arabia, which emphasizes excellence in teaching, research and community services. PSU offers a Preparatory Year Program in which students develop their English, Math, Computer and PE skills to the standards required for study in English-medium undergraduate courses in Computer and Information System; Finance, Marketing & Accounting; Applied Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, & Translation; & Law. PSU is also now offering Engineering Programs. The Engineering Programs are: Engineering Management, Telecommunication & Communication Engineering (Men College) and Architecture and Interior Design Engineering (Women College). PSU also offers graduate programs leading to a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) and Master in Software Engineering.
  • Consistent with current cultural norms in Saudi Arabia, female students, faculty and administration are segregated from their male counterparts in all aspects of the programs.
The College is seeking applicants for the positions of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in the field of Applied Linguistics for its up-coming Academic Year 2013/ 2014 which starts in September 2013.

Applicants should have a doctorate in Applied Linguistics/Linguistics/TESL/TEFL from a recognized university with knowledge of CALL, have a sound background in linguistics theory, syntax and grammar, semantics, TEFL methodologies, and accompanied by a high level of English language proficiency. The soft skills required include cross-cultural and social competence, flexibility and open-mindedness. In return, PSU offers an opportunity to work in a multicultural environment to well-qualified, committed and experienced teachers.
In addition, they should have two years' minimum overseas teaching experience.

1. one-year renewable contracts with a competitive salary package based on academic qualifications and teaching/research experience
2. medical insurance coverage for the employee & dependents residing within the Kingdom, (wife & children below 18 years of age), subject to the provisions of the University's healthcare policy 3. transport allowance
4. air tickets for up to four persons to Riyadh (on appointment & upon final departure from KSA to country of origin)
5. round trip tickets for annual leave with paid annual (summer) vacation of two (2) months plus 2 local paid holidays of about 12 days each;
6. tuition fees for school-age dependent children (2) residing within the Kingdom: maximum amount SR 30,000
7. end-of-service gratuity
8. Free, furnished accommodation including essential utilities and maintenance
9. Alternatively, successful applicants may choose to avail themselves of a housing allowance based on basic salary. The PSU furnished apartments are located within the Riyadh area, a twenty-minute drive from the University, with easy access to sports facilities & commercial malls.

Please visit our website: if you wish to learn more about PSU.

Apply with a cover letter, CV, PSU Application, and two letters of recommendation to
Prince Sultan University, PO Box No. 66833, Riyadh-11586
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Fax # +966-1-494-8010
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