American Association of Teachers of Arabic

University of Oklahoma, One-year Renewable Instructor of Arabic

29 Apr 2015 10:38 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

One-year Renewable Instructor of Arabic
The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at the
University of Oklahoma seeks applications for a full-time instructor of Arabic to start August 16, 2015 (arrival in Norman, Oklahoma by August 2)- May 15, 2016, renewable. Teaching load is three courses per semester, primarily from Beginning to Intermediate. The successful candidate will be a team player in terms of pedagogical approach using the communicative method and participating in extra-curricular activities associated with the Arabic Flagship Program. Pay and benefits are competitive; Norman, OK is often cited as one of the most desirable cities of its size in the U.S. in terms of cost of living and amenities.

Requirements: Master’s degree in a related field at the time of appointment (e.g. Arabic language, linguistics, or applied linguistics) and familiarity with instructional technology and online resources.

Preferred: Familiarity with content-based and domain-based instruction; ACTFL and ILR standards; and assessment protocols.

To apply: Please send/have sent electronically a cover letter; curriculum vitae; transcripts; statement of teaching philosophy; full sets of recent teaching evaluations; and three letters of recommendation under separate cover from former supervisors and/or professionals in the field to Dr. Mohammad Al-Masri (, Director of Arabic Flagship. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution  

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