American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Lecturer in Arabic, University of North Texas

24 Oct 2014 10:48 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Lecturer in Arabic, University of North Texas

The University of North Texas is seeking to fill a full-time position in Arabic to begin September 1, 2015 (classes begin 8/24/15). The position of Lecturer comes with full benefits and may be renewed annually based upon a favorable performance evaluation and the availability of funds.

Duties: Teach four undergraduate courses in Arabic language, literature and culture per semester. Active participation in Department activities and committees is expected.

M.A. in Arabic language, literature, or culture, or related field; native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. College/university level teaching experience in Arabic language is required.

ABD or Ph.D in Arabic language, literature, or culture, or related field preferred. Experience teaching advanced level Arabic language, literature and/or culture courses; experience with program coordination/supervision; evidence of commitment to departmental service and commitment to study abroad preferred.

As the nation’s 25th largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while powering the North Texas region, state and nation through innovative education and research. A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 81 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures is a fast growing, dynamic, and vibrant unit. With 36 full---time faculty, it enrolls over 60 graduate students and 300 undergraduate majors, and serves over 11,000 students annually. It offers courses in eight languages including minors in Arabic, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, and Russian; bachelor’s degrees in French, German, and Spanish; and master’s degrees in French and Spanish. For complete qualifications and application information, please visit, and search for World Languages or  Screening of applications will begin November 24, 2014 and continue until the position is closed.

With a population over six million, the Dallas---Fort Worth---Denton metroplex is home to a diverse population and offers a broad range of cultural activities. Further information regarding the Department may be obtained by visiting our website ( or by contacting Dr. Carol Anne Costabile-Heming, Chair, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; email:, phone: 940-565-2404.

University of North Texas is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone.

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