American Association of Teachers of Arabic


Modern Standard Arabic Language, University of Toronto

13 Jun 2016 4:44 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

CONTRACTUALLY-LIMITED TERM APPOINTMENT (2 YEARS) IN MODERN STANDARD ARABIC LANGUAGE

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year, contractually-limited term appointment in Modern Standard Arabic Language. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, and will begin on July 1, 2016 and end June 30, 2018.

The successful candidate must have native or near-native speaker's competence in Arabic, and will have an advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Linguistics, Arabic Language and Literature, or a related field by the time of their appointment. The candidate will have a record of excellence in teaching. Evidence of excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by student course evaluations, teaching awards, and/or pedagogically innovative curricular materials and strong endorsements from referees. The Department is seeking a scholar who will contribute to an expanding program in Arabic Studies, and will be expected to teach Modern Standard Arabic in its cultural contexts at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University of Toronto actively encourages innovative scholarship and offers opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, as well as the excitement of working with a diverse student population.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Applications should include a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests together with a curriculum vitae and teaching dossier/portfolio (i.e., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, description of teaching strategies and innovations, etc.). If you have questions about this position, please contact nmc@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. We will begin reviewing applications on June 24, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters on letterhead via email directly to Professor Timothy P. Harrison, at nmc@utoronto.ca

For more information about the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, please visit our home page at: http://nmc.utoronto.ca/

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community, and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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