Lecturer in Arabic Language

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces openings in Arabic language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2023. We are seeking professional language teachers with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes while developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Applicants whose fields of specialty are Arabic language, linguistics or related fields are welcome to apply. Responsibilities will include teaching 2 or 3 courses per semester and other duties associated with the language program. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master's degree and considerable language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English, foreign language instruction experience, and a proficiency-based approach are required.

All applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, three letters of recommendation, and sample teaching materials.

Applications will be reviewed starting Nov 30, 2022.

Master's degree and considerable language teaching experience

At least two years experience teaching Arabic at the collegiate level
Application Instructions

All applications must be made through Columbia University’s Academic Search and Recruiting (ASR) system. Please upload the following required materials here: http://apply.interfolio.com/116292:

Cover letter
Curriculum vitae
Teaching evaluations
Statement of teaching philosophy and methodology
Three letters of recommendation
Sample teaching materials (to be submitted as "Other Document")
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran


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