Arabic Language Instructor

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Studies at Temple University has a one-year non-renewable opening for an Arabic language instructor for the academic year 2019-2020.

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certificate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts displays, and its missions mirrors, both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.

The position requires native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, a graduate degree in a field related to second or foreign language teaching, and at least two years of college-level experience teaching Arabic and an interest in and ability to teach a survey course on modern Arabic literature in translation.

Application Instructions
An application should include a vitae and cover letter discussing the applicant’s qualifications and approach to teaching, two confidential letters of reference on department letterhead from colleagues and/or supervisors familiar with the person’s teaching, and transcripts from all post-secondary institutions the applicant has attended. Apply online at

Temple University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


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