Curriculum Vitae

Dr Haifa Al-Nofaie

Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics

Department of Foreign Languages, Taif University, Saudi Arabia


Educational background     

·         2008-2013 PhD in Educational and Applied Linguistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

·         2007-2008 MA in TESOL and Applied Linguistics (Distinction), Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

·         2003 BA in English Language and Literature, 1st honour degree, Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia   

Teaching experience  

·         Dec 2013- onward    Assistant professor, Department of Foreign

                                            Languages, Taif University, Saudi Arabia

·         2006-2007                Language instructor at Taif University, SA

·         2005-2006                Language instructor at Imam Muhammed Bin Saud

                                         University, Riyadh, SA

·         2003-2004                Language instructor at King Saud University,

                                           Riyadh, SA

Academic Leadership experience

·         Nove 2020-onward                Vice-President of Female Affairs, Taif University, SA

·         March 2018- Nov 2020           Dean, Female Studies and International Collaborations, Taif

                                                                              University, SA

·         Aug 2014- March 2018         Vice-dean, Community Service e and Continuing Education

                                                          College, Taif University, SA

Esteem indicators    

 International and national Educational consultancy    

·         (June 2017- Dec 2017) Volunteering researcher, Division of Global Citizenship Education, UNESCO, Paris.  

·         (Aug 2014-Nov 2015) the series cultural advisor of Q: Skills for Success, a special edition for Saudi Arabia, published by ELT Oxford University Press 


Community service experience    

·        (2014- 2018) Being the previous Vice-Dean for the Community Service and Continuing Education College- CSCEC -at Taif University, I have been involved in planning and supervising free courses for low income learners in the community of Taif city such as the Accounting Diploma.

Research supervision

·         Supervising MA students, Department of Foreign Languages, Taif University, Saudi Arabia.