American Association of Teachers of Arabic


Johns Hopkins University, Center for Language Education, Lecturer in Arabic

17 Apr 2014 10:18 AM | Ali Kimbrell (Administrator)
The Center for Language Education at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Lecturer in ARABIC for the Academic Year 2014-2015. This is a one-year temporary position, but the successful candidate will have the opportunity to apply for a full-time position that will start in fall, 2015. The position for the academic year 2015-2016 is renewable based on performance.

Responsibilities of the successful candidate include teaching a maximum of three levels of all four levels of Arabic (1st year to 4th year Arabic for a total of 12 contact hours per week). Minimum qualifications are:
  1. M.A. in Arabic Studies (with specialization in linguistics, applied linguistics or a closely related field)
  2. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English
  3. At least 3 years of experience in teaching Arabic as a foreign language at the university level.
  4. Strong grounding in communicative and proficiency-oriented teaching
  5. Strong computer literacy (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)
Interested candidates should submit their application and all supporting materials via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/24808 by May 20th, 2014, and include:
  1. Letter of application (cover letter) including statement of teaching philosophy
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and email addresses of three references
  4. A video demonstration of your teaching including an introduction of yourself in English and Arabic at the beginning of the video. (We do not accept DVDs by surface mail. A YouTube link address with password is acceptable.)
Should you have any questions, please e-mail Dr. Yuki Johnson at yuki.johnson@jhu.edu.

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