American Association of Teachers of Arabic


FACULTY POSITIONS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE, ZAYED UNIVERSITY, DUBAI AND ABU DHABI

25 Nov 2014 10:06 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

FACULTY POSITIONS IN ARABIC LANGUAGE (OPEN RANK) INSTITUTE FOR THE ARABIC LANGUAGE (IAL)
ZAYED UNIVERSITY, DUBAI AND ABU DHABI

The Opportunity
The Institute for the Arabic Language invites applications for a full-time faculty position (open rank) in Arabic, with a focus on teaching Arabic for Native and Non-native Speakers. Strong theoretical and methodological skills are desirable. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate-level courses, including courses on Arabic Heritage, Communication Skills in Arabic, Academic Writing, Arabic-English Translation, Media Arabic, and Arabic Teaching Methods, or other courses related to the candidate’s area of specialization. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the teaching of 3/3 introductory, intermediate and upper level Arabic language courses. Research-active faculty may apply for additional course time reassignment.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Arabic language, Arabic Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Arabic Literature, or a related field at the time of appointment, and the capacity to teach and research in an interdisciplinary environment. Evidence of teaching and research excellence is required. The candidate is expected to have native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and a strong command of English. Candidates with experience in teaching Arabic at university level and the ability to design and develop Arabic language courses are encouraged to apply.

For informal enquiries regarding this opportunity, please contact the Acting Director of the Institute for the Arabic Language, Dr. Afaf Bataineh (afaf.bataineh@zu.ac.ae).

The Benefits
The University’s benefits package is highly attractive, with competitive salaries free of tax in the United Arab Emirates, housing, a furniture allowance, annual vacation airline tickets for the employee and immediate family, educational subsidies for children and subsidized healthcare provided to the employee and sponsored family members.

\To Apply
Please visit our web site www.zu.ac.ae and click on ‘Employment’ to be directed to the recruitment website. In addition to completing the online application form, please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact details of three references.

Review Process
Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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