American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Assistant Professor of Arabic, George Washington University

19 Oct 2015 2:39 PM | Daniel Renteria (Administrator)

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations at The George Washington University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Arabic. This position is a non-tenure accruing 3-year renewable contractual appointment starting as early as the fall 2016 semester. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Basic qualifications: Applicants must have native or near native fluency in Arabic and English; and should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments. Applicants must be able to teach the Arabic language, including a spoken dialect, at all proficiency levels, and have experience in using instructional technology. Applicants must have a PhD in Arabic or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment.

Applicants should complete an online application and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a representative sample of written scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of recent student course evaluations, and at least three samples of course syllabi and exams. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to, or physically mailed to Arabic Search Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent pending final budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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