Preceptor in Arabic

PRECEPTOR IN ARABIC
Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Position Description: The Department Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a preceptor in Arabic. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2019. The preceptor will be responsible for teaching five semester courses per year, and should be ready to teach from the elementary to advanced levels, pending need.

The position is for an initial term of one to three years, renewable for a total of up to eight years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have experience in teaching modern standard Arabic (MSA) at the elementary and advanced levels. The successful applicant will have native or near-native fluency and be able to teach the advanced levels in the target language.

Additional Qualifications: A strong academic background in Arabic language, linguistics, humanities or social sciences is highly desirable. A Masters, ABD, or doctoral degree in related field is preferred.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal. Applications must be submitted no later than January 25, 2019
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation if the candidate advances. Please do not submit reference letters at this point.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information: Jocelyn Guizar, NELC, 6 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Contact Email: jguizar@fas.harvard.edu

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