The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track Visiting Assistant Professor position that will begin August 10, 2019. We are looking for professional, skilled language instructors with experience and competence in teaching Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and at least one dialect in a communicative, proficiency based manner from elementary to intermediate levels. Applicants should have native or near native fluency in MSA, one dialect and English. An MA or higher in Arabic language or literature is required, in addition to a successful proficiency-based teaching record. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load.
Required: A Master’s degree in Arabic language, literature or culture is required, in addition to a successful proficiency-based teaching record.
Preferred: Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time of appointment August 10, 2019 in addition to having a successful teaching record in an American University.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/34475. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, and 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 in addition to having a successful teaching record in an American University.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 15, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed and the position will remain open until filled.
Information on the degree programs in the Arabic Studies Program may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/arabic/index.php.
William & 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.