American Association of Teachers of Arabic

Lecturer in Arabic Language, University of Michigan

16 May 2018 10:18 AM | Robert Ranieri (Administrator)


The Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time (100%) lecturer position in Arabic Language, beginning September 1, 2018. This is a benefits-eligible position.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching two sections of First and/or Second Year Arabic.Due to the replacement nature of this appointment, funding for this position will only be available for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019.

Applicants should have Superior level fluency in Standard Arabic and English, and a dialect of Arabic, in addition to experience in teaching Arabic at the post-secondary level. Applicants must have a demonstrated understanding of and ability to use a proficiency-based, communicative methodology in their teaching. Minimum requirement is a graduate degree (MA) in foreign language teaching or equivalent field.

Only online applications will be accepted. To apply and upload your material, go to You will need (1) a cover letter stating your interest in the position and detailing your language teaching experience; (2) CV (including courses taught and materials used); (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) names and email addresses of three recommenders who will be asked to upload their letter separately.

Review of applications will begin June 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Job Opening ID: 157778

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