Open Rank Faculty Position in Applied Linguistics
Australian College of Kuwait, Department of English

Open Rank Faculty Position in Applied Linguistics

The Department of English at ACK invites applications for a faculty position in applied linguistics. We seek candidates with a PhD in applied linguistics, technical writing/rhetoric, TESOL, or a very closely related field. They should have experience in teaching and curriculum development in these areas.  The selected candidate will be expected to develop and teach technical writing courses for Business and Engineering and might be required to help in setting up and running a writing center.

Essential criteria:

  • PhD in a relevant discipline, preferably in areas of technical writing or rhetoric, TESOL and applied linguistics.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant adult teaching experience preferably within a variety of international settings and/or with Arab learners.
  • Experience in teaching and curriculum/material development in technical writing
  • Information Technology (IT) skills – Microsoft Office Suite
  • Competent English-Language speaker

Desirable criteria:

  • Professional certification in teaching, such as PGCE or QTS (UK)
  • Bachelor’s degree related to Education
  • Previous experience in teaching business and/or engineering English
  • Experience in working in or running a writing center

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should apply by emailing the following documentations:

  • A cover letter summarizing teaching experience;
  • A copy of the current CV, including nationality, date of birth (for visa purposes), and
  • The names of three referees, one of which should be an academic supervisor.

About ACK: The Australian College of Kuwait is a private institution providing tertiary-level education to approximately 2500 students in the State of Kuwait. Programmes at ACK lead to vocational diploma and bachelor degrees in a number of engineering and business disciplines. As the language of instruction is English, intensive English language programs and foundation skills courses are offered as preparatory studies for selected students prior to entry into the Business and Engineering programs. More information about ACK can be obtained from the webpage:

Salary and Benefits: Competitive – No tax payable in Kuwait.

Application Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.


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