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Arabic Language, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

  • 23 Mar 2022 6:12 AM
    Message # 12677520

    The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI), Morocco, invites applications for the following position:

    Arabic Language

    Candidates for the position of Lecturer in Arabic Language should have an M.A. in TAFL, Applied Linguistics or a related field and strong teaching experience with both native and non-native speakers.

    English is the language of instruction at AUI. All candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills in English. In addition, all candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and well-developed interpersonal skills with previous success in working effectively in diverse interdisciplinary, multinational and collegial teams. Prior experience and familiarity with the American-style liberal arts system will be a strong plus.

    Qualified candidates are invited to apply electronically through the link AUI Job Application ( and by sending: (1) a comprehensive letter of interest outlining qualifications, teaching philosophy and research agenda (if applicable); (2) a current CV; and (3) a list of five references to Review of applications begins April 4th and will continue until positions are filled. References will only be contacted in the final stages of selection.

    Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, was founded in 1993, and is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). As the only English language institution of higher education in Morocco, and only the second U.S.-accredited university in Africa, AUI is a beacon of the liberal arts in the MENA region and a unique higher education offering in Morocco. The University enrolls 3,000 students and remains on-track with its ambitious current strategic plan to reach 5,000 students by 2025, combined with a strong commitment to enhanced academic quality.

    Located in the scenic Middle Atlas Mountains, approximately 45 to 60 minutes from the historic cities of Fez and Meknes, Ifrane offers both unparalleled natural beauty and a highly desirable, safe, and livable environment ideally suited to families. An American-style K-12 school is also connected to the University.


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