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Lecturer in Arabic, University of Miami

  • 20 Sep 2020 12:32 PM
    Message # 9250869
    AATA Admin (Administrator)

    Lecturer in Arabic

    UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is seeking a lecturer in Arabic, beginning on August 15, 2020 for a full-time, non-tenure-track, nine-month position. This appointment may be renewable, subject to performance, department needs, and available funding. The preferred candidate will have formal training in the teaching of foreign language and specifically in the teaching of Arabic as a foreign language.

    The successful candidate will have the ability to teach elementary through advanced Modern Standard Arabic courses, as well as any of the languages taught in the department (e.g., French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish) at the elementary level or higher.

    Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses (12 credit hours per semester), meeting with students during regular weekly office hours, and collaborating with the program director on course and curriculum development. Superior proficiency in Arabic, intermediate proficiency in the secondary language, and a solid knowledge of English are required.

    Qualifications include a commitment to excellence in Arabic language pedagogy, a minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience, and a Ph.D. in Arabic literature or linguistics, or a related field, in hand by July 31, 2020.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates whose materials are received by January 31, 2020

    The application should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Materials should be submitted through Interfolio:


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