Professor of English Rhetoric
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, School of English

Lecturer/Assistant Professor Position in English Rhetoric: Full-time 

Academic Unit: School of Humanities and Social Sciences 
Date Posted: March 15, 2016 Rank: Lecturer/Assistant Professor 
Hire Date: Fall 2016 Deadline: May 31, 2016 

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI) invites applications from qualified, enthusiastic candidates for one position in English Rhetoric as of Fall 2016. 

Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include teaching freshman composition, advanced writing courses and critical thinking as well as special topics courses in the English Minor. The candidate will hold regular office hours and participate in extracurricular activities on a regular basis (e.g., independent study, school committees, community service, etc.). Scholarly research and service to SHSS and to the university are expected. Target students come from a variety of disciplines and majors across the university. 

1. M.A., M.Ed. or equivalent in rhetoric, education or related field. 
2. While teaching is conducted in English, a working knowledge of Arabic and/or French is highly recommended. 
3. Experience in syllabus design and materials development is a plus. 
4. Well-developed interpersonal skills with past success in working effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary and collegial team. 

1. Experience in the American liberal arts system. 
2. SHSS is committed to promoting equality and diversity. Whilst appointment will always be made on merit, as part of our commitment to diversity, we particularly welcome applications from women for this particular post. 

AUI offers reasonable teaching loads and a remuneration package that includes: housing with basic furniture (or housing allowance); generous annual leave; medical and disability insurance; tuition waiver at AUI for dependent children and spouses (conditions apply); subsidized tuition at the AUI School for children of fulltime faculty; research funding; retirement plan (after two years of service); alternate summers for research (after two years of service); and an initial one year contract renewable by mutual consent, with the possibility of a continuing contract after two years of service. 

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy to: 
Chair of SHSS Faculty Search Committee 
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane 
P.O. Box 104, Ifrane 53000, Morocco 
Tel: + (212) 53586 2025 Fax: + (212) 53586 7146 E-mail: 

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Al Akhawayn University (AUI) is an independent, not-for-profit, co-educational, Moroccan university with a globally oriented, English-language, liberal arts curriculum based on the American system. The University is composed of four Academic Units: School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Science and Engineering, and the Language Center. The University has approximately 2100 undergraduate and graduate level students in a residential campus environment. The main campus of the University is located in Ifrane, a resort town in the Middle Atlas Mountains approximately 60 km from the Imperial cities of Fes and Meknes. There are approximately 140 faculty members; about 40% of whom are international. The University is currently in the last stage of NEASC accreditation. Additional information about SHSS and the University can be sourced via the following link:

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