American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Lecturer in Arabic, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Comparative Literature

12 Nov 2015 3:56 PM | Daniel Renteria (Administrator)

The Department of Comparative Literature at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a two-year, full-time lectureship position (non-tenure-track) in Arabic, to begin in August 2016 with excellent possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in Arabic (three courses per semester) along with supporting duties on behalf of the Arabic program and its undergraduate minor. Penn State offers a dynamic environment for language learning, including a Summer Intensive Language Institute, Title VI centers, and extensive other resources. Requirements include native or near-native fluency in English and Arabic, a master’s degree or equivalent in a related field, and relevant teaching experience. Preferred qualifications include ABD status or a Ph.D., experience with communicative and standards-based methodologies, and program-building experience such as supervision or curriculum development. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and includes benefits.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of two references at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on our program, please consult

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