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  • 22 May 2018 11:31 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Seton Hall University wishes to identify individuals interested in a part-time Adjunct Instructor of Arabic language. The successful candidate will be teaching at least one course in beginning Arabic, and conduct independent studies for students of Arabic language starting this Fall, 2017. Professional teaching experience in higher education, and native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. Preference will be given to candidates with at least an M.A. in the target language or linguistics, Foreign Language Education or a related field.

    Additional course assignments especially independent studies may be arranged in consultation with the department chair, the director of the program and the specific needs of the Department's curricular area in language instruction.

    Interested candidates should submit 1) a one page covering letter 2) curriculum vitae in English, and 3) the names, addresses and phone numbers of two references to Dr. Youssef Yacoubi by email: youssef.yacoubi@shu.edu


  • 16 May 2018 10:18 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    LECTURER IN ARABIC LANGUAGE

    The Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time (100%) lecturer position in Arabic Language, beginning September 1, 2018. This is a benefits-eligible position.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching two sections of First and/or Second Year Arabic.Due to the replacement nature of this appointment, funding for this position will only be available for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019.

    Applicants should have Superior level fluency in Standard Arabic and English, and a dialect of Arabic, in addition to experience in teaching Arabic at the post-secondary level. Applicants must have a demonstrated understanding of and ability to use a proficiency-based, communicative methodology in their teaching. Minimum requirement is a graduate degree (MA) in foreign language teaching or equivalent field.

    Only online applications will be accepted. To apply and upload your material, go to http://bit.ly/ArabicLecI. You will need (1) a cover letter stating your interest in the position and detailing your language teaching experience; (2) CV (including courses taught and materials used); (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) names and email addresses of three recommenders who will be asked to upload their letter separately.

    Review of applications will begin June 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

    Union Affiliation

    This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

    Background Screening

    The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

    Job Opening ID: 157778


  • 28 Mar 2018 1:05 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

    The Division of Languages and Literatures at Bard College’s Middle Eastern Studies (MES) program seeks applicants for a 2-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic.  We are looking for a recent PhD in Arabic literature and culture from any period to contribute to a dynamic and growing MES program.  The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English, and experience teaching Arabic, preferably in both formal and colloquial registers.  We welcome applications from candidates with a research focus on Classical or Modern Arabic poetry; comparative Arabic-Hebrew, Arabic-Persian, Arabic-Urdu, or Arabic-Turkish training; storytelling and folklore; and/or translation studies.  The position has a 3-3 teaching load, with the opportunity to contribute to the Arabic literature and culture curriculum, as well as to teach in First-Year Seminar. 

    To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a brief writing sample, a video of yourself teaching a language class (if available), and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/49812.  

    Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

    For more information about the search or the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Bard College, please visit: http://mes.bard.edu or email Elizabeth Holt at holt@bard.edu.

    Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.


  • 14 Feb 2018 12:09 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Part-time instructor in Arabic

    The Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte announces a position of Part-time Lecturer in Arabic beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will typically teach lower-division levels of Arabic in each semester (Fall and Spring) to undergraduate students. The successful candidate must have native or near-native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and a dialect (preferably Egyptian), proficiency in English, experience at the college level teaching Arabic as a foreign language, experience with communicative and standards-based methodologies, and university teaching experience in integrating both standard and spoken Arabic into their teaching.  A Master's degree in Arabic or a related field (Teaching Arabic/English as a Foreign Language, Second Language Acquisition, Arabic Linguistics) is required; and a commitment to promoting diversity and working with underrepresented groups.

    The Department of Languages and Culture Studies is a dynamic, research-intensive department with a commitment to balancing curricular tradition and innovation.  As international language and culture are central to our mission of diversity and internationalization, we offer an MA in Spanish with a track in English-Spanish translation studies; undergraduate majors and minors in French, German, Japanese and Spanish; additional minors in Chinese, Classical Studies, Francophone Studies, Italian, Russian and Film Studies; beginning and intermediate level classes in Arabic, Farsi, and Portuguese; a graduate and undergraduate Certificate in Translating; a Certificate in Business Language; an undergraduate certificate in video production, online courses via the University of North Carolina Language Exchange; and a variety of study abroad experiences. We are also home to the College’s new Confucius Institute. The Department boasts a modern Language Resource Center, which provides cutting-edge technology for language pedagogy, and a diverse faculty from around the world who offer more than 200 courses to more than 4,000 students annually.

    UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university located in the largest metropolitan area between Washington DC, and Atlanta. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate selected for this position is subject to a criminal background check and must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States.

    Screening of applications will begin March 1, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu under the Adjunct/Part-time Faculty tab.  Applications should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. In addition, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and sample syllabi should be uploaded under “Other Documents.” Finalists should be prepared to discuss how diversity and inclusion are integrated into their teaching and be prepared to send a short video that demonstrates their teaching. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit an official transcript of the highest earned degree.  Three letters of recommendation should be emailed or mailed separately, addressed to Dr. Ann Gonzalez, Chair, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, or abgonzal@uncc.edu.


  • 09 Jan 2018 5:04 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Lecturer in Arabic, Carleton College

    The Department of Middle Eastern Languages at Carleton College invites applications for a full-time lecturer in its dynamic and growing Arabic program, to begin September 1, 2018.  This is a two-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

    We seek candidates who can teach Arabic courses at all levels, and are passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting. Native or near-native fluency in both Arabic and English is required, proficiency in an Arabic dialect is preferred. The successful candidate will hold an MA or Ph.D. in Arabic language, literature, applied linguistics, or a related field, and will have experience in teaching Modern Standard Arabic at the college level in an American university. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to participate actively in the life of the department and to contribute to extra-curricular and service activities. Teaching load is two courses per term, in a 10-week trimester system. ABDs are welcome to apply.

    Lecturers at Carleton are continuing members of the faculty and central to the life of their respective departments as well of the College as a whole. Compensation includes full faculty benefits, including professional development support. Salary is competitive. For more detailed information on benefits consult:
    https://apps.carleton.edu/handbook/employment/?a=faculty

    Carleton is a highly selective Liberal Arts college with a student body of 2,000, located forty-five miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

    For more information about our Arabic program and offerings, and about Carleton's interdisciplinary Middle East Studies program please visit the Arabic program website at https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/mela/ and the Middle East Studies website at https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/mest/.

    To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at https://jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application, including a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates may also upload a teaching portfolio or other relevant teaching materials. Review of complete applications will begin on February 23, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

    Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    For further inquiries please contact Prof. Yaron Klein at:  arabicsearch@carleton.edu

  • 21 Nov 2017 10:44 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Lecturer in Arabic, Johns Hopkins University

    The Center for Language Education (CLE) at Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in ARABIC for the Academic Year 2018.

    CLE is seeking an individual who is finishing up or has recently finished his/her MA or PhD with knowledge and familiarity in the most up-to-date theory and practice of language pedagogy. Faculty in the CLE share a consistent teaching philosophy across each of the language programs and offers workshops for professional development and communication of current methodologies in language teaching. Applicants should be open to furthering his/her teaching skills and working closely with fellow CLE faculty members. At least 2 years of experience as a Teaching Assistant or Lecturer in the Arabic language is strongly desired.

    Responsibilities of the successful candidate include teaching a total of 12 contact hours per week. Minimum qualifications are:

    -M.A. in Arabic Studies (with specialization in linguistics and pedagogy, applied linguistics or a closely related field)

    -Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English

    -At least 2 years of experience (as a Teaching Assistant etc.) in teaching Arabic as a foreign language at the university level.

    -Strong grounding in communicative and proficiency-oriented teaching

    -Strong computer literacy (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).

    -Must currently be eligible to be employed in the U.S.

    Interested candidates must submit their application and all supporting materials by March 1, 2018, and include:

    -Letter of application (cover letter) including statement of teaching philosophy

    -Curriculum vitae

    -List of names and email addresses only of three references

    -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.)

    Your application is not considered complete until all four items above have been submitted. Please do not submit materials other than those listed via Interfolio, otherwise your application will not be considered.

    Visit https://apply.interfolio.com/46991 to apply.

  • 24 Oct 2017 1:36 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago announces a position for a full-time Lecturer in Arabic, for a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidate will typically teach a minimum of two classes of various levels of Arabic in each of three quarters (Autumn, Winter, Spring) to both undergraduate and graduate students. Additional duties of the position include contributing to the planning of the curriculum. The successful candidate must have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and experience at the college level teaching Arabic as a foreign language. Preference will be given to candidates proficient in an Arabic dialect. A Master's degree is required by the start date of the appointment; a Ph.D. is desirable but not required.

    To apply to this position you must submit a cover letter, which includes a brief description of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Supporting documents, including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi, may also be submitted, if available. All application items except letters of recommendation may only be submitted via the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu for posting 03530. Letters should be submitted either through the Academic Career Opportunities website or via email, by the letter writers, to amanday@uchicago.edu. Additional recommendation letter submission information will be provided during the application process.

    Review of applications will begin on November 24, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. This position is contingent on budgetary approval. 

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.


  • 18 Oct 2017 7:03 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Position in Classical/Medieval Arabic Literature

    The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies in the American University of Sharjah invites applications for a faculty position in classical or medieval Arabic literature at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor to begin in the Fall 2018.  A PhD in Arabic studies is required, with a specialization in a genre, era or regional focus (Umayyad, Abbasid, Al-Andalus, the Arab Gulf) of classical or medieval Arabic literature. The willingness and ability to teach entry-level Arabic heritage classes is essential.

    Successful applicants will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. The language of instruction at AUS is English, however, candidates able to teach courses in both Arabic and English are preferred. Strong scholarly record/potential and relevant teaching experience are expected.

    AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,600 students of more than 90 nationalities. American University of Sharjah (AUS) is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS is also accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

    Applicants should have experience in and/or familiarity with the North American higher educational system, and experience in dealing with cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population. The ability to contribute to other courses offered by the department will be a distinct advantage. The teaching load at the American University of Sharjah is 3/3.

    Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of referees to be sent to: http://acg-apps1.aus.edu/cas/empapp/apply.php?p=ATS-17-02

    For full consideration, applications must be received by November 19, 2017.

    For information about the American University of Sharjah (AUS), please visit: www.aus.edu.

  • 13 Oct 2017 2:10 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Instructor Position in the Teaching of the Arab Heritage

    The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies at American University of Sharjah invites applications for an instructor in teaching general education classes in Arab heritage. A PhD in Arabic Studies is preferred. For these purposes, “Arab heritage” means introductory courses on the historical, literary and linguistic development of Arab heritage. Successful applicants will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. The language of instruction at AUS is English. Relevant teaching experience is expected. The teaching load for instructors is 4/4.

    Especially qualified candidates holding a master’s degree will be considered. Applicants holding a master’s degree must be able to demonstrate three or more years’ experience in teaching Arabic studies.

    AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,600 students of more than 90 nationalities. American University of Sharjah (AUS) is licensed and its programs are accredited by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Education's Higher Education Affairs Division in the United Arab Emirates. AUS is also accredited in the United States of America by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

    Applicants should have experience in and/or familiarity with the North American higher education system, and experience in dealing with cultural and educational needs of a linguistically and culturally diverse student population. The ability to contribute to other courses offered by the department will be a distinct advantage.

    Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of referees to: http://acg-apps1.aus.edu/cas/empapp/apply.php?p=ATS-17-01

    For full consideration, applications must be received by November 19, 2017.

    For information about the American University of Sharjah (AUS), please visit: www.aus.edu


  • 29 Sep 2017 11:34 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

    Job #74583
    Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor in Arabic
    The Pennsylvania State University
    Department of Comparative Literature

    The Department of Comparative Literature at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a two-year, full-time lectureship position (non-tenure-track) in Arabic, to begin in August 2018 with excellent possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in Arabic (three courses per semester) along with supporting duties on behalf of the Arabic program, which includes an undergraduate minor.  Penn State offers a dynamic environment for language learning, including a Summer Intensive Language Institute, Title VI centers, and extensive other resources. Requirements include native or near-native fluency in English and Arabic, a master’s degree or equivalent in a related field, and relevant teaching experience.  Preferred qualifications include ABD status or a Ph.D., experience with communicative and standards-based methodologies, and program-building experience such as supervision or curriculum development; availability to teach in the summer if needed is a plus. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and includes benefits.

    To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of two references via the Penn State jobs website. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on our program, please consult http://complit.la.psu.edu  Apply online at https://psu.jobs/job/74583

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    Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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