American Association of Teachers of Arabic


Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic, starting August 2019, on a three-year non-tenure line contract.

Ph.D. in hand by Summer 2019 is preferred; advanced ABDs will also be considered. We seek a dynamic individual committed to innovative methods of teaching Modern Standard Arabic in the context of Arab-Islamic culture. Preferred fields of specialization are the Modern or Classical Islamic humanities, including literature, history, linguistics, and cultural studies. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and an Arabic dialect; thorough grounding in classical Arabic language (including syntax and morphology) and culture; and experience in proficiency-based, communicative methods of teaching Modern Standard Arabic. Experience in proficiency testing is a plus.

Please send letter of application, teaching statement, writing sample, curriculum vitae, and names of three references via email to Ms. Meriem Tikue mmt43@georgetown.edu  or to Arabic Search Committee, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Poulton Hall 201, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057-1046.

The department will start reviewing the applications on November 2, 2018 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.


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