Lecturer in Arabic Language and Culture

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Lecturer in Arabic Language and Culture for the academic year 2019-2020. Position is full-time limited to 06-20-2020, with anticipated renewal. URI’s Arabic program is communicative, proficiency-oriented and integrates the teaching of spoken colloquial Arabic (currently Levantine Arabic) with the teaching of Modern Standard Arabic. The program currently offers a minor in Arabic Language and Culture.

The lecturer will teach a total of 12 credits per semester, typically in the form of 3 four-credit courses, and will assist the Arabic section with program development, program promotion, course coordination and extra-curricular activities. The lecturer will teach courses at all levels, from beginning language courses to upper-level content courses taught in the Arabic language, and potentially English-language content courses on cultural topics in the Arabic-speaking world depending on qualifications.

Visit the URI jobs website to apply and view complete details for posting (F00125). 


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members 
of other protected groups are encouraged to apply


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