Preceptor in Arabic

Position Description: The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks applications for a preceptor in Arabic. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2022. The preceptor will be responsible for teaching five semester courses per year, and should be ready to teach from the elementary to advanced levels, pending need.

The position is for an initial three-year appointment, renewable for a term of up to five years, contingent on performance, enrollments, curricular need, position availability, and divisional dean authorization.

Basic Qualifications: The successful applicant should have experience in teaching modern standard Arabic (MSA) at the elementary and advanced levels. The successful applicant will have native or near-native fluency and literacy, and be able to teach the advanced levels in the target language.

Additional Qualifications: A strong academic background in Arabic language, linguistics, humanities or social sciences is highly desirable. A Masters, ABD, or doctoral degree in related field is preferred.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/10750). Applications must be submitted no later than December 15, 2021.

  1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability, genetic information, military service, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or other protected status.

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