American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Arabic Lectureship

05 Jul 2017 11:38 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 11th globally. It is also placed 1st among the world’s best young universities.

The School of Humanities (SoH), NTU Singapore, pursues disciplinary excellence as well as promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research. The School aims to equip our students with up-to-date knowledge, critical thinking, research, as well as communication skills to enable them to realise their potential and aspirations and to make lasting contributions to Singapore and beyond.

The Centre currently offers electives in 16 languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Malay, Russian, Singapore Sign Language, Spanish, Swedish, Thai and Vietnamese) and there are plans to increase the number of languages offered. The Centre places great importance on enhancing the intercultural knowledge and skills of the learners as well as their linguistic competence. For further information about the current Modern Language Electives, please refer to the following website:

Lecturer in Arabic (3 years renewable contract)

We are seeking an experienced lecturer capable of teaching introductory to advanced Arabic to tertiary students. Knowledge in current trends in second/foreign language teaching methodologies is preferred. Candidates should have proven track-record in teaching, curriculum design, multimedia course materials development and knowledge of new technologies in language instruction. The position is offered on a three-year renewable contract basis.

Selection Criteria:

  • Postgraduate qualification in one or more of: Second Language Acquisition, Arabic Linguistics, Teaching Arabic as a Second Language
  • Native proficiency in written and spoken Arabic

  • Experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching Arabic preferably at tertiary level
  • Experience in developing Arabic language materials, including e-learning materials
  • Experience with multimedia and computer-based instructional technologies
  • Ability to coordinate large courses
  • Good command of English


Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package. Information on emoluments and general terms and conditions of service is available in the section on Terms and Conditions ( of Service for Academic Appointments.

Application Procedure

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for Submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, personal particulars form, curriculum vitae (including records of innovative curriculum development and teaching experience), teaching statement, and the names and contact details of at least three referees] to:

Centre for Modern Languages

School of Humanities

Nanyang Technological University

14 Nanyang Drive, #02-19 (CML)

Singapore 637332

Fax: (65) 6795 4710


Closing date for applications: 31 July 2017

Only successful candidates will be notified.

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