American Association of Teachers of Arabic

North Central College position in Arabic and Middle Eastern/North African studies

29 Jan 2015 12:46 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages seeks applications for a half-time faculty position in Arabic and Middle Eastern/North African studies for the 2015-2016 academic year (September 1, 2015- June 15, 2016). This position may be renewable. The responsibilities for the successful candidate include teaching undergraduate courses in elementary Arabic and an introduction to MENA studies and responsibilities for program- building projects designed to grow our new minor in Middle Eastern and North African studies. There may also be an opportunity to teach a general education humanities course. Qualified candidates should hold an advanced degree in Arabic or a related area. A Ph.D. is preferred, but A.B.D. candidates or those with a Master’s degree and substantial college-level teaching experience are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence.

North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students, located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the college website at

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter which includes a statement of teaching philosophy and experience suited to program development in MENA Studies, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Cheryl Horton at

There is no application cost for the Interfolio service. For further information please email Dr. Norval Bard, Chair, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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