Lecturer of Modern Languages and Literatures in Arabic Studies

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position that will begin August 10, 2019. We seek an individual with expertise in Arabic Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to be a professional skilled instructor who can teach at all levels of the curriculum, both Arabic language and Arabic/Middle Eastern cultures courses. The former require implementation of innovative pedagogical techniques. The latter require a strong theoretical background to teach cultural studies courses. Applicants should have native or near native fluency in MSA, one Arabic dialect and clearly speak and understand English. This instructor should also be able to function well in the William & Mary classroom environment where students expect a high level of give and take, and interactive, organized learning. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.

Required: A Master’s degree is required in Arabic language, literature or culture is required, in addition to a successful proficiency-based teaching record.

Preferred: A Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time of appointment begins (August 10, 2019). In addition to having a successful teaching record at an American University.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/34474. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter which includes statement of research and teaching interests, a sample syllabus for a course you would like to teach. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference (at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability).
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, TBD at posting time 2019. Applications received after this review date will be considered if needed.

Information on the Arabic Studies program in the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/arabic/index.php.

The College of William and Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university.

The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

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