American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Cornell University, Arabic language professional

26 Feb 2015 2:51 PM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Cornell University, Arabic language professional

The Department of Near Eastern Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, anticipates an opening for a dynamic Arabic language professional to join its team of Arabic instructors for a full-time position as Lecturer of Arabic beginning in the academic year 2015-2016. The position is for one year, with a possibility of renewal for 3-year terms dependent upon performance reviews and funding availability.

Requirements are:

  1. Master's degree or equivalent in Arabic language, literature, linguistics, or language pedagogy;
  2. Native or near native fluency in Arabic: oral fluency in spoken Arabic, preferably an eastern dialect such as Levantine, Iraqi or Gulf, and written fluency in Modern Standard Arabic;
  3. Proficiency in spoken and written English;
  4. Recognition of colloquial Arabic as a legitimate linguistic form, and willingness to teach colloquial Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic in the same course;
  5. Willingness to work as a member of a small team of language instructors;
  6. Familiarity with and commitment to innovative methods of language instruction.

Please submit applications to Academic Jobs Online  including curriculum vitae; statement of Arabic teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references by March 31, 2015. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We actively encourage applications of women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities.

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