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The Department of International Studies at AUS invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in International Relations to start in Fall 2012. We encourage applications from candidates who have expertise in areas such International Law or International Political Economy and an ability to teach additional courses in Middle East studies or Comparative Politics. The ideal candidate will have experience with the North American Liberal Arts model of teaching. A completed PhD is preferred, but ABD will be considered.

AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,500 students of 82 nationalities. The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received before December 15, 2011. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. MARK RUSH, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail:

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