Full-Time Continuing Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Arabic

College of the Holy Cross: Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
Full-Time Continuing Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Arabic

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time continuing non-tenure-track faculty appointment to begin in August 2019.

Full-time continuing non-tenure-track faculty teach five courses each year, serve as advisors, perform departmental and/or college service, and remain actively engaged in their field. They are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.

The position is established for an initial term of three academic years, beginning in Fall 2019, and the appointment holds the rank of lecturer. The position will be reviewed for renewal in the second year of the term. If the position is re-approved for another three years, the holder of the position will be reviewed in the third year for reappointment.

Candidates must have native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic; a master’s degree in Arabic language teaching, second language acquisition, or a related field; and experience teaching Arabic language at the elementary and intermediate levels to American students in a college/university setting. They must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field of Arabic pedagogy.

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate study, two confidential letters of recommendation, and a link to a recent video of yourself teaching elementary or intermediate Arabic. Provide information about the location of the class and the level of the students in your video, the topic that your lesson covered, and the learning goals you had for the students in that class.

As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among people from diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see here). In your application please highlight how your teaching, mentorship and/or service might support the College’s mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit here. To learn more about faculty life at the College, applicants are encouraged to visit here.

The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials here.

Review of applications will begin on February 1 and will continue until the position has been filled. For full consideration, please apply by February 10. Questions about this search may be directed to Claudia Ross, Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures: cross@holycross.edu.


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