Lecturer in Arabic

The Department of Middle Eastern Languages at Carleton College invites applications for a fulltime lecturer in its dynamic and growing Arabic program, to begin September 1, 2020. This is a two-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal. We seek candidates who can teach Arabic courses at all levels, and are passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting. Native or near-native fluency in both Arabic and English is required, proficiency in Egyptian Arabic dialect is preferred.

The successful candidate will hold an MA or Ph.D. in applied linguistics, and will have a year or more experience in teaching Modern Standard Arabic at the college level in an American university. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to participate actively in the life of the department and to contribute to extracurricular and service activities. Teaching load is two courses per term, in a 10-week trimester system.

Lecturers at Carleton are continuing members of the faculty and central to the life of their respective departments as well of the College as a whole. Compensation includes full faculty benefits, including professional development support. Salary is competitive. For more detailed information on benefits consult: https://apps.carleton.edu/handbook/employment/?a=faculty Carleton is a highly selective Liberal Arts college with a student body of 2,000, located forty-five miles south of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

For more information about our Arabic program and offerings, and about Carleton’s interdisciplinary Middle Eastern Studies program, please visit the Arabic program website at https://apps.carleton.edu/curricular/mela/ and the Middle East Studies website at https:/ 1 /apps.carleton.edu/curricular/mest/.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College Web site at https://jobs.carleton.edu to complete the online application, including a letter of application, CV, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates may also upload a teaching portfolio or other relevant teaching materials. Review of complete applications will begin on March 6, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled.

Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. We are committed to developing our faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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