American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Florida State University: Full-time Visiting Arabic Instructor starting Fall 2015

24 Sep 2014 1:32 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Florida State University: Full-time Visiting Arabic Instructor starting Fall 2015

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a full-time Visiting Teaching Faculty I in Arabic for the academic year 2015-2016. This position is for one year with the possibility of renewal.


Applicants should be able to teach Arabic at all levels (including advanced content courses) for an average of twelve hours per week according to the needs of the Arabic Division. Applicants should have university teaching experience and experience in integrating both standard and spoken Arabic into their teaching. The successful candidate will work closely with other faculty members in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. The successful candidate will be a native or near-native speaker of Arabic and will have a MA or PhD in teaching Arabic as a foreign language or a related field. Interest in film studies is a plus.


The application deadline is November 15, 2014. Evaluation of applicants will commence immediately thereafter and will continue until the position is filled. Possibility of a preliminary interview at MESA, November, 22-25 in Washington D.C.

Applicants should submit via Interfolio a letter of interest with a section addressing the candidate’s approach to Arabic language teaching and his/her prior experience teaching Arabic at the university level, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three current letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, and formal student evaluations. Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Zeina Schlenoff at

To apply, please follow the link

Florida State University is an equal employment opportunity affirmative action employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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