Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic

The Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies in the Department of Classics at Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time Teaching Professor in Arabic language and culture with the rank of visiting assistant teaching professor to begin August 25, 2020. The initial position is for one year with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities include teaching some courses in Arabic civilization (in English) and first year through advanced Arabic (3 classes per semester), active involvement in language and culture activities, and close collaboration with faculty to continue building a rigorous and cohesive program. Teaching Professors are considered full members of the departmental faculty and are expected to make appropriate contributions of service to the program, department, and college. The appointment offers excellent benefits and competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should have at least an M.A. in linguistics, literature, Middle Eastern Studies, or relevant field, as well as preparation in communicative language pedagogy. Applicants should also have native or near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, at least one dialect, and English, and some experience teaching Arabic at beginning and intermediate levels.

Please apply via Interfolio.com using this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/71798.
Complete dossiers will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching experience and research, if available. Review of complete applications will begin on January 20, 2020. Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Li Guo at lguo@nd.edu.
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). Information about the Program in Arabic can be found at http://arabic.nd.edu.

This appointment is also contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at http://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/university-policies/background-check-procedure-for-prospective-faculty/.

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