Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

The Division of Languages and Literatures at Bard College’s Middle Eastern Studies (MES) program seeks applicants for a 2-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic. We are looking for a recent PhD in Arabic literature and culture from any period to contribute to a dynamic and growing MES program. The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English, and experience teaching Arabic, preferably in both formal and colloquial registers. We welcome applications from candidates with a research focus on Classical or Modern Arabic poetry; comparative Arabic-Hebrew, Arabic-Persian, Arabic-Urdu, or Arabic-Turkish training; storytelling and folklore; and/or translation studies. The position has a 3-3 teaching load, with the opportunity to contribute to the Arabic literature and culture curriculum, as well as to teach in First-Year Seminar.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a brief writing sample, a video of yourself teaching a language class (if available), and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/49812.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For more information about the search or the Middle Eastern Studies Program at Bard College, please visit: http://mes.bard.edu or email Elizabeth Holt at holt@bard.edu.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

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