American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Assistant Professor in Arabic Literature, University of Pennsylvania

01 Oct 2013 5:09 PM | Daniel Renteria (Administrator)


The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Arabic Literature, to begin Fall 2014. Applicants’ primary research focus should be on modern Arabic literature and culture. Candidates with additional demonstrated competence in teaching pre-modern Arabic literature and in Arabic language pedagogy are especially sought. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced undergraduate, as well as graduate, courses. Ph.D. is expected by July, 2014. Applications are to be submitted on-line at and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, and the contact information for three individuals who will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter of recommendation. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and the process will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see:

The University of Pennsylvania is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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