American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Vanderbilt University, Arabic Language Instruction

04 Feb 2015 1:25 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Vanderbilt University
Arabic Language Instruction

The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to make an appointment in Arabic language instruction. The rank is Senior Lecturer with Ph.D., three-year term appointment with possibility of renewal. Ph.D. must be in hand before initial contract in Fall 2015 term. 

The successful candidate must be trained in communicative approaches to language instruction and conversant with digital technologies for enhancing teaching. Ability to create digital video and other authentic instructional materials for classroom will be a plus. 

The standard course load is three courses per term, with alternating responsibility for course coordination and curriculum development. As the program expands, ability to deliver courses in select dialects of Arabic, classical Arabic, or Arabic literatures will be considered an asset. 

Review of applications will begin on Monday 09 March 2015 and will remain open until the position is successfully filled. 

Please submit a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, research interests, teaching evaluations (if available), transcripts, and three letters of recommendation (or standard university graduate student placement dossier).

Electronic Submission is preferred; send materials to:  For hard copy submission, send to:

Tony K. Stewart, Chair
Department of Religious Studies
ATT: Arabic Language Search Committee
Vanderbilt University
VU Box #351585 [301 Garland Hall]
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1585 USA

Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt University offers employment benefits to same-sex domestic partners and prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression.

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