Lecturer in Arabic Language

The Department of Middle East Studies at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor invites applications for a full-time (100%) lecturer position in Arabic Language, beginning January 1, 2022. This is a benefits-eligible position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teaching two sections of First and/or Second Year Arabic. Due to the replacement nature of this appointment, funding for this position will only be available for Winter 2022.

Applicants should have Superior level proficiency in Standard Arabic, English, and at least one variety of spoken Arabic. Experience with teaching Arabic at the post-secondary level is required. Applicants must have a demonstrated understanding of and ability to use a proficiency-based, communicative methodology in language instruction. Minimum of a Master’s degree in foreign language teaching or equivalent field required.

Only online applications will be accepted. To apply and upload your material, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/94866. You will need (1) a cover letter stating your interest in the position and detailing your language teaching experience; (2) CV (including courses taught and materials used); (3) statement of teaching philosophy; and (4) names and email addresses of three recommenders who will be asked to upload their letter separately.

Review of applications will begin October 26, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Union Affiliation
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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