Visiting Lecturer in Arabic Language

NYU Abu Dhabi (Arts & Humanities) is currently inviting applications for a fixed-term visiting lecturer in Arabic Language for the academic year 2019-2020. The chosen candidate will join a thriving Arabic language program in an exciting linguistic and cultural context.

We seek candidates with primary interest, research, and experience in teaching Arabic (to native or non-native learners) at all levels, with an ability to teach MSA and at least one Arabic dialect. Teaching load is up to three courses per semester. An M.A. in Arabic Language or a related field is required; candidates possessing a Ph.D. will be given preference.

The terms of employment are highly competitive, and include housing and relocation assistance. Appointments, which are dependent on final budgetary approval, are for one academic year. The NYUAD academic calendar typically starts the last week of August and ends in the last week of May. Candidates must be willing to relocate to the UAE in time for the beginning of the semester. Visiting faculty (if not retired) must be able to obtain leave of absence and a letter of no objection from their home institution. The appointments are potentially renewable, depending on the needs of the institution.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement on teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, and the contact information for three references, to:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Hiring for this position is subject to final budgetary approval. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

If you have any questions, please e-mail

About NYUAD:
NYU Abu Dhabi is a degree-granting research university with a fully integrated liberal arts and science undergraduate program in the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Engineering. NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU New York, and NYU Shanghai, form the backbone of NYU’s global network university, an interconnected network of portal campuses and academic centers across six continents that enable seamless international mobility of students and faculty in their pursuit of academic and scholarly activity. This global university represents a transformative shift in higher education, one in which the intellectual and creative endeavors of academia are shaped and examined through an international and multicultural perspective. As a major intellectual hub at the crossroads of the Arab world, NYUAD serves as a center for scholarly thought, advanced research, knowledge creation, and sharing, through its academic, research, and creative activities.

UAE Nationals are encouraged to apply.


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