American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Lecturer in Arabic, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

18 Aug 2016 11:42 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)

Lecturer in Arabic, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

The Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a Full-Time Lecturer in Modern Standard Arabic beginning August 2017. Required qualifications: Significant graduate work beyond the master's degree in Arabic or a related field (Islamic Studies and/or Middle Eastern Studies); native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic; proficiency in English; teaching experience with adult learners; and commitment to promoting diversity and working with underrepresented groups. Desired qualifications: Ph.D. in Arabic or a related field; experience with program building; interest and experience in translating and interpreting; ability to incorporate Arabic film into the curriculum and/or contribute to our minor in Francophone Studies.

Job duties: teaching first and second year Modern Standard Arabic as well as occasional courses at the upper level in language or culture, growing the Arabic program, and contributing to service activities in the Department, the community and the profession.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is a doctoral-extensive urban university committed to excellence in research and teaching. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, UNC Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate selected for this position is subject to a criminal background check and must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States.

Screening of applications will begin October 17, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. See the complete position description and apply online at

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