Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for the position of a Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic, beginning in July 2019. The position is for a one-year appointment. A completed Ph.D. is preferred, but ABDs will be considered. The successful candidate will teach language--introductory through advanced courses--as well as possible courses in the candidate’s field of expertise, e.g. literature, film, etc. The teaching load consists of 3/2 course schedule. Additional duties of the position include contributing to the planning of the curriculum. The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and a demonstrable record of teaching excellence in Arabic as a second language. Field of specialization open. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to the Arabic Search Committee Chair, Professor Qussay Al-Attabi ( All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website: A complete application will be comprised of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's teaching experience as well as research and scholarship; 2) a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) letters of reference from three (3) recommenders; and 5) an unofficial graduate transcript. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2019, and will continue until the position has been filled. Completed applications received by the March 15 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Skype Interviews.


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