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Tenure-track / Full-time

Allegheny College - Assistant Professor of Arabic

Allegheny College seeks applications for a tenure-track position in Arabic at the assistant professor level to begin August 2013. Native or near-native command in Modern Standard Arabic required; knowledge of one or more dialects desirable. Candidates will contribute to Allegheny’s newly developed Middle East and North Africa Studies Program. Field of specialization open. A typical year’s teaching load will include four courses in Arabic and two courses in English in area of specialization; all faculty at Allegheny are expected to participate in delivering college-wide first-year/sophomore seminars that emphasize writing and speaking. A complete application will be comprised of: 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship interests, teaching philosophy, and prior teaching experience, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) three letters of recommendation, and 4) an official transcript. PhD in relevant field preferred; ABDs are welcome to apply.

Application materials should be sent by dossier to Dr. Barbara Riess, Chair of Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Allegheny College, 520 N. Main St., Box 94, Meadville, PA 16335-3903 or electronically to arabic@allegheny.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2012 and continue until the position has been filled.

American University of Beirut - 2 Jobs - Modern Literature, Islam Thought Literary Dimensions

The Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages at the American University of Beirut seeks applicants in the fields of Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory (with special emphasis on prose genres), and Classical Islamic thought in its literary dimensions to begin September 1, 2013.

For the position in Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory, applicants should be well versed in both Arab and Western classical heritages, including Western literary theory.

For the position in Classical Islamic thought in its literary dimensions, candidates should be able to design and teach advanced courses in one or more the following areas: Islamic theology and its Greco-Arabic background, Qur’anic and Sufi studies, as well as more basic courses in other fields of classical Islamic thought such as heresiography and classical literary theory.

The language of instruction in this department (and only in this department) is Modern Standard Arabic, but mastery of English is an essential requirement. A reading knowledge of French and/or German is highly desirable. Applicants must be able to teach, in Arabic, service courses in Arabic grammar and modern Arabic thought to native speakers of Arabic. Solid knowledge of the Arabic language and heritage and training in modern Western methodologies are essential.

Applicants must have a PhD upon appointment. Rank will normally be at the Assistant Professor level; usual contracts are initially for four years. The department offers BA and MA degrees, and a PhD in Arabic Language and Literature. Interested candidates should send a letter of application, a CV, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to:

Patrick McGreevy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences American University of Beirut c/o 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017-2303 Or Patrick McGreevy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences American University of Beirut P.O. Box 11-0236 Riad El-Solh Beirut 1107 2020 Lebanon

Electronic submissions are highly encouraged; please send to: as_dean@aub.edu.lb

Applications will be accepted until December 31, 2012, but priority will be given to complete applications received by November 1, 2012. In your cover letter, please indicate whether you will be attending the 2012 MESA meetings.

For more information please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas

The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The American University in Cairo - ARABIC LITERATURE - Open Rank

About The American University in Cairo:

Founded in 1919, AUC moved to a new 270-acre state-of-the-art campus in New Cairo in 2008. The University also operates in its historic downtown facilities, offering cultural events, graduate classes, and continuing education. Student housing is available in both downtown Zamalek and New Cairo. Among the premier universities in the region, AUC is Middle States accredited; its Engineering programs are accredited by ABET and the Management program is accredited by AACSB. AUC is an English-medium institution; eighty-five percent of the students are Egyptian and the rest include students from nearly ninety countries, principally from the Middle East, Africa and North America. Faculty salary and rank are based on qualifications and professional experience. All faculty receive generous benefits, from AUC tuition to access to research funding; expatriate faculty also receive relocation benefits including housing, annual home leave, and tuition assistance for school age children.

Job Description: The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations is searching for an open-rank faculty member to teach Arabic Literature. Applicants should have a PhD in Arabic Literature. The applicant is expected to teach courses in all genres of Arabic poetry and prose from the pre-Islamic through the modern periods and should be fluent both in English and in Arabic. The candidate is expected to have relevant teaching experience at the university level. Successful candidates will teach three courses per semester at the undergraduate, graduate & Core Curriculum levels.

Requirements: PhD is required by September 2013


Additional Information: Tenure- track position.
Positions open until filled. Review of applications will start immediately.

Application Instructions: All applicants must submit the following documents online:

a) a current C.V.
b) a letter of interest;
c) a completed AUC Personal Information Form (PIF).
d) a statement of teaching philosophy.

Please ask three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters directly tohussref@aucegypt.edu

American University of Sharjah - Assistant Professor, TAFL

Faculty Requirement (Fall 2013)

The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies in the American
University of Sharjah invites applications at the rank of Assistant
Professor, beginning in the fall, 2013. The successful candidate will
have a Ph.D. in applied linguistics or in a closely related field.
Experience in teaching Arabic to non-native speakers is essential.
Preference will be given to dynamic applicants with experience at the
university level in a liberal arts environment. Evidence of competence
in the latest Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL) pedagogy is
expected. Experience in computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is
desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in both Arabic and
English is required. The successful candidate will join a department
with an expanding agenda dealing with the teaching of Arabic as a
foreign language.

AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE.
Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al
Qassimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational
university in the Gulf, serving some 5,500 students of 82
nationalities. The American University of Sharjah (AUS) is accredited
by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association
of Colleges and Schools. Review of applications will begin
immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received
before the 1st December , 2012. Interested applicants should send a
letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a
statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation
to Dr. MARK RUSH, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail: cashr@aus.edu

Arizona State University - Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Arabic Applied Linguistics

The School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Arabic Applied Linguistics. The appointment begins August 16, 2013. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. at the time of application and have native proficiency in Arabic or distinguished/superior level proficiency. Responsibilities will include teaching Arabic language and linguistics courses within SILC; conducting and publishing scholarly research in the field of Arabic applied linguistics/second language acquisition; supervising and training Arabic language lecturers and student teaching assistants; assisting with the coordination of the first and second-year Arabic language curriculum.

Required qualifications include: 1) demonstrated expertise in the field of applied linguistics and in second language acquisition with a special focus on Arabic; 2) experience in teaching Arabic language and linguistics at the university level; 3) ability to integrate new media technologies across the Arabic language curriculum; 4) knowledge of techniques and methodologies within the second language acquisition.

Desired qualifications include: 1) experience in supervising lower division language programs.

To apply, submit electronically to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/ASU/SILC the following materials: 1) a current curriculum vita; 2) a letter addressed to Dr. Souad T. Ali, Search Committee Chair, outlining research program, teaching philosophy, and how the applicant's experiences fit the area(s) of expertise listed above; 3) two recent sets of student evaluations; and 4) the names, positions, and contact information of three references, who will be contacted by academicjobsonline to write letters.

Application deadline is November 8, 2012; if not filled, every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.

Background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is an affirmative Action, equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/

Baylor University - Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Arabic

Tracking ID#: F008184

POSITION: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Arabic

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D., native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English, proven excellence in teaching, and demonstrable commitment to research and publication. Experience in an Arabic-speaking country preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses primarily in Arabic at all undergraduate levels. Candidates for tenure-track positions must demonstrate a defined research agenda or promise of substantial research and publications.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete application materials must be submitted by October 15, 2012.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vita, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

Arabic Search Committee Chair
Baylor University
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
One Bear Place # 97391
Waco, Texas 76798

Binghamton University - Associate Professor of Arabic

Job Description: Beginning Fall 2013, tenured Associate Professor of Arabic, specialization in Arabic literature and/or Arab culture, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Requirements: All candidates must have their PhD or equivalent, along with native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and one or more dialects. Candidates are asked to produce a record of substantial publication commensurate with a tenured appointment at a major research university, as well as an innovative program of future research. The specific area of specialization within the stated parameters is open; those in a position to complement existing strengths in Egyptian language and literature will be given preference. The ability to leverage research interests in the creation of literature-in-translation courses with broad appeal is a definite plus. The successful candidate should be familiar with up-to-date approaches in Arabic pedagogy, and can expect to direct the vibrant and growing undergraduate program in Arabic Studies at Binghamton University. He or she will also be encouraged to partner with other campus scholars whose teaching and research fit within the purview of MENA, Binghamton University's interdisciplinary program in Middle East and North African studies. Salary commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.

Additional Information: It is the policy of the Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Application Instructions: Submit ELECTRONICALLY (standard formats) via Interview Exchange (http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com) the following:

1) A cover letter,
2) An up-to-date curriculum vitae,
3) A list of three (3) references,
4) A research statement addressing past accomplishments and future directions.

Please address all requests for information to: Andrew Scholtz, Search Committee Chair, c/o Margaret Dwyer (mdwyer@binghamton.edu), Secretary, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

We shall begin reviewing materials on 15 December 2012. Expect electronic acknowledgement of receipt.Application Information

Contact: Classical and Near Eastern Studies
Binghamton University
Online App. Form:

http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=35784&jobboard= 148


Dartmouth College - Asst. Professor, Arabic Language and Lit.

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2013, with teaching duties beginning in September 2013. Applicants for this position must have native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and English as well as a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. The teaching load is four courses per year, to be taught over three of the four quarters.

The field of specialization is open and we welcome applications from a range of disciplines related to Arabic studies. Candidates must be able to teach Arabic language at all levels and Arabic literature and culture courses in English, as well as to contribute to the development of the Arabic program at Dartmouth. The appointee will also be expected to direct Dartmouths Arabic Foreign Study Program, currently in Tangier, for one quarter every two or three years.

To be considered for this position, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (25-50 pages) to Mr. Gerard Bohlen at Gerard.Bohlen@Dartmouth.EDU. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately. All material may instead be sent by mail to: Arabic Search, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755.

The review of applications will begin October 22, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Middle East Studies Association annual conference, November 17-20, 2012, in Denver, Colorado.

Georgetown U School of Foreign Service in Qatar - Core track position - Arabic Language/Applied Linguistics

*Arabic Language/Applied Linguistics*

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar invites applications for an open-rank, core-track position in the field of Arabic Language/Applied Linguistics starting in August 2013. Core faculty positions are full-time positions which carry the job security and commitment to academic freedom associated with tenure-track appointments.

The position is part of a major faculty expansion funded by Qatar Foundation with the triple aim of supporting SFS-Qatar’s enhanced research mission, diversifying our curriculum, and growing student numbers. This expansion includes four new positions in Arabic. The new appointments are designed to make SFS-Qatar into a global leader in Arabic for Heritage Learners, as well as a regional leader in world-class research and teaching in Arabic and Arab literature.

Some experience of, and research interest in, the teaching of Arabic for Heritage Learners is required, while an ability to teach “content” courses in Arabic on a subject such as culture, history, and/or aspects of the contemporary Arab world, will be a bonus. Applicants of advanced rank must have substantial research accomplishments and evidence of ambitious ongoing research agendas; entry-level applicants must have exceptional promise of future research productivity; an early track record of publications will be an advantage. The Candidate is expected to offer undergraduate courses, play a leading role in strengthening the program, and complement the research and teaching interests of other faculty members. The normal teaching load is 2-2. Applications (consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (of no more than 30 pages) and three letters of reference) will be accepted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2086. Review of applications will start on October 30, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. SFS-Q provides free high-quality housing, and excellent compensation and expatriate benefits packages. Faculty at SFS-Q receive generous research support and support for conference travel, and benefit from exceptional facilities. Faculty are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund, for up to $1,050,000 for three years. QNRF also additional offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars (for more information see http://www.qnrf.org/). For more information on SFS-Q see http://qatar.sfs.georgetown.edu/.

Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi at nhs22@georgetown.edu. Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at reardonj@georgetown.edu. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Georgetown U School of Foreign Service in Qatar - Core track position in Arabic Literature and Culture

Arabic Literature and Culture Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) invites applications for an open-rank, core-track position in the field of Arabic Literature and Culture starting in August 2013. Core faculty positions are full-time positions which carry the job security and commitment to academic freedom associated with tenure-track appointments. The position is part of a major faculty expansion funded by Qatar Foundation with the triple aim of supporting SFS-Qatar’s enhanced research mission, diversifying our curriculum, and growing student numbers. This expansion includes four new positions in Arabic. The new appointments are designed to make SFS-Qatar into the leading center for Arabic for Heritage Learners, as well as a regional leader in world-class research and teaching in Arabic and Arab literature.

Specialization is open, but the successful candidate is expected to have strong training in both prose and poetic genres of Arabic literature, modern and/or classical. The successful candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in a literary discipline with a clearly demonstrated specialty in Arabic. Experience with teaching Arabic will be beneficial. Applicants of advanced rank must have substantial research accomplishments and evidence of ambitious ongoing research agendas; entry-level applicants must have exceptional promise of future research productivity; an early track record of publications will be an advantage. Applicants must be able to teach in English as well as in Arabic. The Candidate is expected to offer undergraduate courses, play a leading role in strengthening the program, and complement the research and teaching interests of other faculty members. The normal teaching load is 2-2. Applications (consisting of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample (of no more than 30 pages) and three letters of reference) will be accepted online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2085; Review of applications will start on October 30, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. SFS-Q provides free high-quality housing, and excellent compensation and expatriate benefits packages. Faculty at SFS-Q receive generous research support and support for conference travel, and benefit from exceptional facilities. Faculty are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund, for up to $1,050,000 for three years. QNRF also additional offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars (for more information see http://www.qnrf.org/). For more information on SFS-Q see http://qatar.sfs.georgetown.edu/. Questions about the online application system should be directed to Nick Starvaggi at nhs22@georgetown.edu. Queries about the position should be directed to Dr. James Reardon-Anderson, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at reardonj@georgetown.edu. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

Loyola University Maryland - Assistant Professor of French & Arabic

Assistant Professor of French & Arabic: Loyola University Maryland is currently accepting applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of French & Arabic. This full-time entry-level position will provide tenure-track coverage in the area of Francophone North African literatures. This faculty member will ordinarily teach 6 courses per year (3 each semester); these courses will include those in his/her field of research as well as elementary and intermediate courses in French and Arabic. This person will conduct successful and productive research in his/her field; actively participate in service at the departmental, college and university levels, which includes advising majors and minors in French, co-coordinating elementary and intermediate levels of Arabic and organizing French and Arabic sections' activities and events; and support the Jesuit Mission of the University. Experience in college-level French/Arab-language instruction a must. Native or near-native fluency in French and in Arabic is required. This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning in the Fall of 2013. Ph.D. in French or Arabic required, in hand by June 1, 2013.

Review of Applications will begin October 15, 2012. Interviews at the 2013 MLA Convention. Applicants must submit the following materials online ( http://www.loyola.edu/careers ): letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of excellence in teaching, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Natalie Rock, Administrative Assistant, French and Arabic Search, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Loyola University Maryland, 4501 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210.

For more information, please visit: Department of Modern Foreign Languages.

Monterey Institute of International Studies - Arabic Studies (Assistant Professor)

The Monterey Institute of International Studies, a graduate school of Middlebury College, located in Monterey, California is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies. The position is a regular, full-time position, teaching approximately 10 contact hours per week in an Arabic Studies program where graduate students are pursuing Arabic to complement their Master’s degree studies in international policy and management. The ideal applicant has experience teaching all levels of Arabic and experience with content-focused instruction, particularly in areas of policy and business. We expect applicants to have native-level fluency in Arabic and a proven record of teaching excellence as demonstrated in supervisor and peer observations, student evaluations, original materials, etc., as well as the ability to work with graduate students from varied linguistic, educational, and experiential backgrounds. MA (considered) or PhD (preferred) in teaching foreign language or related field. For more details and to apply please see: http://apptrkr.com/289533.

===Northern Michigan University - World Literature (TT, incl. Arabic)
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Department of English
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, Michigan 49855-5563

Assistant Professor, tenure-track position in World Literature
The Department of English at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in World Literature. Specialty in African, Latin American, or Arabic language literatures preferred, though all non-Western areas will be considered. TESL/TEFL a desirable secondary area. Ph.D. and college or university teaching experience required. Twelve-hour teaching load (three four-hour courses each semester), combination of undergraduate and graduate offerings will include lower-division literature and composition. A commitment to professional/scholarly/creative engagement and service is important. Additional requirements include the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, good interpersonal skills, ability to assess outcomes, knowledge of principles and methods of course development and instruction, and the ability to meet the demands of the position in an effective and efficient manner. Competitive salary, excellent benefits, congenial department.

To apply for this position, please submit the NMU faculty profile, cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references to https://employme.nmu.edu. This position will be posted until December 15, 2012.

Marquette, Michigan, is consistently named as one of the top ten places in the nation for quality of life and for raising a family.

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.

Ohio State University - Department Chair Near Eastern Langs and Cultures

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications and nominations for the position of tenured Full or Associate Professor and Department Chair, to begin August 2013. The field of specialization is open. Candidates should demonstrate a distinguished record of scholarship and an international reputation, excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinarity. Successful candidates should have administrative experience, the ability to work across disciplines, and a vision to lead this NELC department to greater prominence within the university and global academe. With a faculty of fifteen and over thirty graduate students and lecturers, the department is one of the largest and most successful in the field, offering robust undergraduate as well as M.A. and Ph.D. programs. An extensive curriculum in Arabic, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish, Ancient Semitic languages as well as Hindi, Urdu and Uzbek is complemented by offerings in literature, religion and culture from the ancient to contemporary eras. The university is home to a Title VI Middle East Studies Center, which offers financial, institutional and curricular support for research and teaching. In addition, the university has a top-20 research library, which holds one of the largest Middle Eastern collections in the country, as well as an outstanding Judaica collection. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to Sebastian Knowles, NELC Chair Search Committee Coordinator, The College of Arts & Sciences, The Ohio State University, 114 University Hall, 230 North Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 15, 2012.

Website: http://nelc.osu.edu/.

Princeton University - Associate/Full Professor of Classical Arabic Literature

Position Summary: Princeton University's Near Eastern Studies Department invites applications for a tenured position (associate or full professorship) in Classical Arabic Literature. Research expertise may be in any period of Arabic literature before 1800, and may focus on any region where there was significant production of creative literature in poetry or prose. The successful candidate will, however, be expected to introduce undergraduates to the classics of Arabic literature of the late pre-Islamic and early Islamic centuries in translation, and to provide training for graduates reading texts of this period in the original Arabic. The Department has some preference for an appointee who can also teach in a distinct but related field, as for example medieval Persian literature or modern Arabic literature.

Interested applicants should apply online at https://jobs.princeton.edu. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and a research statement. The expected start date of the appointment is September 1, 2013. We will begin reviewing applications on November 1, 2012. Princeton is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and those with disabilities.

Essential Qualifications: The successful candidate will be expected to introduce undergraduates to the classics of Arabic literature of the late pre-Islamic and early Islamic centuries in translation, and to provide training for graduates reading texts of this period in the original Arabic.

Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Preferred Qualifications: The Department has some preference for an appointee who can also teach in a distinct but related field, as for example medieval Persian literature or modern Arabic literature.

Online App. Form: https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=62842&jtsrc=www.hig heredjobs.com&jtrfr=www.peopleadmin.com&adorig=PA

Qatar University - Assistant Professor Arabic Lang and Literature

Department: Arabic Language

Position Summary

The Department of Arabic Language at Qatar University, Doha, invites applications for Assistant Professor position in Arabic Language & Literature, to begin in the Fall of 2013. The position is three years renewable. Application to this position is open to scholars with substantial research, academic and teaching experience in Arabic Language & Literature with application to Arabic. Fluency in Arabic and proficiency in English or another European language is required. The candidate must use effective teaching methods that utilize modern technological innovations to ensure the creation of an environment most conducive to learning for the undergraduate students joining the program. The Department of Arabic is committed to familiarizing students with a wide range of texts, theories and perspectives, and to helping create an inclusive intellectual community at Qatar University.

Application Deadline: 30-Oct-2012

Position Category: Academic

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Term: Three Years Renewable

Duties and responsibilities:

1. Teaching specialized courses to masters students.
2. Advising masters students academically.
3. Supervising theses prepared by masters students.
4. Provision of general educational lectures and sessions for students.
5. Active participation in the department, program and college committees.

Competencies:

Candidates will be considered for the position based on the following qualifications:
1. Experience in teaching.
2. Demonstrated success in accreditation.
3. Leadership qualities and experience in promoting team work.
4. A record of academic and research achievements that warrants appointment at the requested rank.

Qualifications:

1. A PhD in Arabic Language & Literature.
2. Teaching experience not less than 3 years.
3. Publishing an adequate number of academic research in reliable scientific journals.
4. Publishing an adequate number of specialized scientific books related to the field of specialization.

Required Documents:

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter and curriculum vitae, as well as a dossier that includes three letters of recommendation, academic transcripts and a writing sample of an administrative document that recommends a change or support of a new curriculum. Additionally, please prepare a descriptive letter that introduces and explains your research activities and teaching methods. Attach copies of your approved Master and Doctorate academic certificates, and email the package to Dr. Ali AlKubaisi, Head of the Arabic Department, at alialkbc@qu.edu.qa. For best consideration, please submit all the materials by February 1st, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. Finalists will be invited to campus.

Benefits: A three-year renewable contract; competitive tax-free salary; furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies; annual round trip air tickets for the individual and immediate dependents; educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies; annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies; and end-of-contract indemnity.

Qatar University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a year-round position and will exist for the duration of at least three years. This position is available immediately, but the start date is negotiable. How to Apply

Returning Applicants:

http://recruit.qu.edu.qa/pls/recruitment/rec

Please login to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.

New Applicants: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment System and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

University of Miami - Assistant Professor of Arabic

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Arabic, beginning in August 2013 at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have native or near-native competence in Arabic and a solid knowledge of English. Field of specialization open, but sociolinguistics or cultural studies strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach undergraduate courses at all levels, be willing to participate in the development of an undergraduate curriculum in Arabic studies, and be available to work with graduate students in related fields. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the interdisciplinary minor in Arabic Studies, which will entail collaboration with colleagues in fields such as Arabic literary and cultural studies, Francophone Maghrebian studies, Middle Eastern political science, international studies, history, and archaeology, Islamic art, and Islamic studies. </span>A strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching at a private multicultural non-sectarian institution should accompany solid scholarly potential. Prior teaching experience is required and a record of academic publications is highly desirable. Ph.D. must be completed by July 2013.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates whose materials are received by October 1, 2012. Interested candidates may apply electronically to Elizabeth Dezarov, Office Manager, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures - edezarov@miami.edu - or mail the application to Dr. Christina Civantos, Chair of the Search Committee, whose address is below. In either case, the application should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.

Dr. Christina Civantos, Chair of Search Committee
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
University of Miami
P.O. Box 248093
Coral Gables, FL 33124-2074

The University of Michigan - Arabic Language/Academic Flagship Director (Tenure-Track Position)

University of Michigan, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, is seeking to fill a position in Arabic studies at the rank of tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor beginning September 2013. This is a university-year (nine-month) appointment. Candidates must have a PhD, and those whose scholarship and teaching focus on one or more of the areas of Arabic language, literature, sociolinguistics, and culture, are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates are also expected to have native or near-native proficiency in both Arabic and English. It is expected that they will be familiar with the latest approaches to language instruction, will have experience in Arabic curriculum development, and will be committed to maintaining and enhancing the long-standing excellence of Arabic studies at the University. Candidates must produce evidence of substantial, innovative research in their fields of specialization. The successful candidate will become the Academic Director of the Arabic Language Flagship program at the University of Michigan, and will teach advanced content-based courses in Arabic. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s training and experience. Please send a cover letter with a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of current and future research plans, evidence of teaching excellence, samples of syllabi and publications, and a curriculum vitae to: Arabic Language Search Chair, Department of Near Eastern Studies, The University of Michigan, 4111 Thayer Building, 202 South Thayer, Ann Arbor MI 48104-1608. Candidates at the assistant level should send three letters of recommendation; those at the associate level should send a list of references. Letters may be forwarded to the above address or to lsa-nes-search@umich.edu. The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Review of applications will begin on October 29, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

University of Notre Dame - Arabic (Assistant Professor tenure track)

Arabic (Assistant Professor tenure track)

The Program in Arabic Language and Culture in the Department of Classics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track position. The field of specialization is open, although we welcome especially applications from scholars of either modern Arabic literature and culture or Islamic Studies (classical and modern). The appointment will commence in August 2013. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Arabic language as well as a broad range of undergraduate courses in the literature, culture, and history of the Arabic speaking world. Completion of the Ph.D. is required.

Address applications to: Dr. Li Guo, Director, Program in Arabic Language and Culture, 304 O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching experience and research, if available.

The University of Notre Dame is an international Catholic research university and an equal opportunity educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Persons of color, women, members of under-represented groups, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including our mission statement, is available at http://www.nd.edu. Information about the Program in Arabic can be found at http://classics.nd.edu

Review of complete applications will begin on November 20, 2012.

University of Rhode Island - Assistant Professor, Modern Standard Arabic

Department: Languages

Applications will be reviewed starting November 1, 2012; the position will remain open until filled.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach Modern Standard Arabic and develop a program in Arabic, conduct scholarly research leading to refereed publications, and work together with colleagues from across the University to create interdisciplinary teaching and research opportunities for Islamic and Mediterranean Studies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. A Ph.D. at time of appointment in Arabic or Middle Eastern Studies, Arabic literature, Arabic linguistics, or a field including demonstrated advanced knowledge of the Arabic language;
2. Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English;
3. Demonstrated strong potential for scholarship as evidenced by publications and/or works in progress;
4. Demonstrable excellence in the teaching of Arabic to undergraduates.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. Position Number: 107824

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Demonstrated ability to work with a dynamic team focused on innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate education;
2. Demonstrated ability to develop an Arabic program.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please provide the following documents (PDF documents): (1) Cover letter, (2) CV, (3) a statement of your teaching philosophy, and (4) a statement of research interests. IN ADDITION: Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the referees to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Michael Honhart, either as email attachments to islmed@etal.uri.edu, or by postal service to Dr. Michael Honhart, Department of History, 80 Upper College Road, Suite 3, Kingston, RI 02881.

University of Tennessee - Assistant Professor Arabic

University of Tennessee

Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures

Assistant Professor Arabic

Tenure-Track position in Arabic in the department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, starting August 1, 2013. Native or near native proficiency in Arabic and English required. Candidate will be an integral part of the new program in Arabic and will teach beginning and intermediate Arabic language classes as well as upper division courses in Arabic and English, and will help develop and promote the Arabic program. PhD required by appointment date. Area of specialization open but candidates with specialization in pedagogy, applied linguistics, classical Arabic, medieval studies, religious studies and/or global studies are especially welcome. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. 2/2, competitive salary.

Review of applications will begin on November 1.

Send cover letter, cv, three letters of reference ATTN: Dr. Millie Gimmel, Chair of

Search Committee; mfll@utk.edu, or to MFLL, 701 McClung Tower, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996. Electronic submissions encouraged.

University of Washington, Seattle - Islamic Studies & Classical Arabic

Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in September 2013.

Teaching duties will include but are not limited to large introductory courses in Islamic Studies. The selected candidate should have native or near-native fluency in Arabic, be prepared to contribute courses to the overall curriculum in Classical and Modern Standard Arabic, and be able to conduct instruction in Arabic in advanced classes, along with proficiency in a second language of Islamic cultural tradition. Candidates are expected to contribute to the diverse graduate programs in Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Washington. Those who possess some expertise in other disciplines (e.g., Comparative Religion, Anthropology, Women’s Studies, Comparative Literature, etc.) are also encouraged to apply.

Please send a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of recommendation, and samples of writing and publications, to nelcdept@uw.edu. Review of applications will begin October, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Virgina Tech - Open Rank

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Arabic to begin August 2013. Teaching load 2-2.

Required Qualifications: PhD required in Arabic language, literature, culture, linguistics, second-language pedagogy, or a related field completed by August 10, 2013. As a Research I institution, Virginia Tech strongly values scholarly productivity as well as excellence in teaching. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in literature or linguistics as well as culture and language from elementary to advanced. Willingness to develop a program in Arabic, to organize co-curricular activities, and to promote study abroad. Native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, a dialect of Arabic, and English. Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the US at the time of appointment.

How to Apply for this Job: Candidates must apply online at http://www.hr.vt.edu/employment/ (Posting #0110939) and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (upload under "other" category) of no more than 25 pages. In addition, graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation must be mailed to: Dr. Nyusya Milman-Miller, Chair, Arabic Search Committee, Dept. of Foreign Langs & Lits, 331 Major Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0225.

Review of applications will begin on 10/31/12.

Washington University in St. Louis - Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Culture

Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Culture, Washington University in St. Louis, tenure track, starting fall semester 2013. Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment; native or near-native fluency in Arabic required. Area of specialization: Arabic literature and culture since 1800. Candidates are expected to show strong dedication to innovative research in various fields of inquiry that will result in a substantial publication record. The scholar will teach in the undergraduate program on all levels of instruction, including the beginning language program, and in the graduate program. The successful candidate must also be prepared to develop undergraduate courses that contribute programmatically to the instructional mission of the Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Department. Excellence in teaching and scholarship required; service commitment (e.g., advising students, participating in department governance, university service) is expected.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those received by November 1, 2012. Send application materials and three letters of recommendation to Hillel J. Kieval, Chair, JINELC, Box 1121, Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

Wayne State University - World Languages (TT, High School Teaching Experience Req'ed)

Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
2013-2014 Academic Year

The College of Education at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan is seeking colleagues to join in its urban mission of preparing "Effective Urban Educators [who are] Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity". WSU is the only urban Carnegie I Research Institution in Michigan, and as such the College of Education values candidates who have urban experience, an established research agenda, demonstrated publication productivity, and a commitment to social justice.

Teacher Education Division

Bilingual/Bicultural/World Languages: Seeking candidates (Assistant/ Associate/Full Professor) with a doctorate in Bilingual/Bicultural/World Languages or related field. A minimum of three years' experience teaching PK-12 is required. Proficiency in Arabic preferred.

Inquiries regarding all positions should be directed to: Ms. Cam Liebold, Chief of Staff, Office of the Dean aa7861@wayne.edu

Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures: For full job descriptions, qualifications and application procedure, access https://jobs.wayne.edu

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Starting date: August 2013.

Applications will be accepted only at https://jobs.wayne.edu

Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 12 schools and colleges to more than 32,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.

Western Michigan University - Assistant Professor of Arabic

Western Michigan University invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Arabic, an academic year, tenure-track position within the Department of World Languages and Literatures, pending budgetary approval.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses in standard Arabic and colloquial Arabic language (taught in Arabic) and Middle Eastern culture and literature (taught in English).
  • Research in the field is expected and will be necessary for advancement.
  • Additional responsibilities include advising, curricular development, participation in student activities and outreach, and service on department, college, and university committees.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Arabic linguistics, applied linguistics, or related field.
  • Native or near-native fluency in both Arabic and English essential.
  • College teaching experience expected.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Record of publications desirable.
  • Successful experience in grant-writing a plus.

The University: Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of nearly 25,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities.

The College: The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest in the university and consists of about 25 academic units in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences and Mathematics, as well as several interdisciplinary programs. For more information, see http://www.wmich.edu/cas/

Department: The Department of World Languages and Literatures offers Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, and Russian, as well as courses taught in English on literature, culture, and translation theory. The Department, College of Arts and Sciences and the university are all strongly committed to excellence in teaching as well as original research. For more information, see http://www.wmich.edu/languages

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package.

Expected Start Date: August 2013.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2012, and continue until position is filled.

Required application documents: Online applications should include: a) Faculty Credential Summary, b) vita, and c) letter of application that addresses fulfillment of qualifications. Applicants should visit http://www.wmich.edu/hr/careers-at-wmu.html to apply (posting number 0602092). In addition, the following materials should be sent in hard copy: d) graduate transcripts, e) summary of teaching evaluations, f) statement of research and teaching philosophy, g) sample publications, and h) three letters of recommendation. Send the hard-copy materials to:

Dr. Molly Lynde-Recchia, Chair

Department of World Languages and Literatures

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5338

Chair of Search committee: Dr. Mustafa Mughazy

Western Michigan University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer consistent with applicable federal and state law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Non-tenure track / Visiting positions

American U of Sharjah Visiting Job in Arabic Studies

Department of Arabic and Translation Studies, Visiting Positions (Fall 2013) The Department of Arabic and Translation Studies in the American University of Sharjah invites applications for a visiting position in Arabic Studies at the rank of Assistant professor and above beginning in the fall, 2013. The successful candidate will have a Ph. D. in Arabic literature or a related field, a native or near-native proficiency in Arabic, while being able to teach in English. The selected candidate must be able to teach courses in Arabic heritage, literature and humanities in both Arabic and English. Strong scholarly potential and good teaching record expected. AUS is located in the emirate of Sharjah, adjacent to Dubai, UAE. Founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, AUS is an independent, not-for-profit coeducational university in the Gulf, serving some 5,500 students of 82 nationalities. Our Mass Communication Program at AUS is accredited by the UAE Commission of Higher Education and the US Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications must be received before December 1, 2012. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Mark Rush, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, e-mail: cashr@aus.eduand with Subject: Application for Visiting Position in ATS

Elon University - Arabic Lecturer

Location: North Carolina

Elon University seeks applicants for a lecturer in Arabic, beginning in August 2013. Requirements: PhD (preferred) or MA by August 2013 in a relevant field with certification, or concentration in Arabic or related field (e.g. Arabic Studies, Arabic literature, or Second Language Acquisition), plus native or near-native fluency and undergraduate teaching experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate creativity, engagement, and academic rigor in teaching. Responsibilities include teaching language, literature, and culture courses at all levels; must also be prepared to teach in the interdisciplinary general studies program and direct undergraduate research. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu http://www.elon.edu. Please send one-page letter of application, current CV, a one-page description of your teaching philosophy, three references from those who can speak to your teaching and/or scholarship, and up to 3 course syllabi from a variety of levels. Finalists will need to provide graduate transcripts prior to the campus visit. Complete application must be submitted electronically to arabicsearch@elon.edu by midnight Eastern Standard Time on October 8, 2012, to be assured of full consideration. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants

Georgia Southern University - Lecturer in Arabic

The Department of Foreign Languages in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites
nominations and applications for the position of Lecturer in Arabic. Georgia Southern University
(www.georgiasouthern.edu), a member institution of the University System of Georgia and a Carnegie
Doctoral/Research University, is one of Georgia’s premier universities

Position Description. Foreign Language Lecturers report to the Department Chair. The position of
Lecturer requires teaching and service responsibilities as well as a Master’s degree; scholarly activities
are welcomed but not required, although Lecturers are expected to remain current with the pedagogical
innovations in their field. Lecturers will normally teach twelve credit hours per semester and hold regular
office hours; and they will participate actively in departmental, college, and university service.
Attendance at departmental, sectional, and course-related meetings is mandatory. Collegiality is essential.
The position is a 9-month, non-tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate
with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned master’s in Arabic or closely related field by August 1, 2013
• Native or near-native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic, in one dialect, and in English
• A minimum of four months residence immersed in an Arabic-speaking environment outside the USA
• Six semesters of at least part-time experience teaching one or more sections of Arabic at the college
level in a US institution
• Willingness to work collegially in a multi-language department
• Authorization to work permanently in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

• Native or near-native proficiency in a language other than Arabic or English and a willingness to
teach introductory courses in that language
• Experience with proficiency-oriented instruction and with the ACTFL Proficiency Standards

Screening begins October 10, 2012, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position
starting date is August 1, 2013. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications
cited above; a curriculum vitae; photocopies of graduate transcripts (actual official transcripts are not
necessary for the application); and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at
least five professional English-speaking references. Other documentation may be requested. Only
complete applications will be considered; electronic submission preferred. Finalists will be required to
submit to a background investigation.

Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Chair of Arabic Search (#65392)
Department of Foreign Languages
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8081
Statesboro GA 30460-8081
Electronic mail: forlangs@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-5281

Information International Associates, Inc. ESL: ESL Instructor, (Arabic Knowledge Required)

University or Organization: Information International Associates, Inc.
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.iiaweb.com
Job Rank: ESL Instructor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; ESL

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)
Description:

Conduct general English classes/laboratory sessions
(computer/multimedia) to facilitate foreign students' introduction to
Defense Language Institute English Language Center (DLIELC)
courseware, methodology and processes. Students will consist of foreign
military members and instructors must adhere to all policy and
procedures of DLIELC.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications: http://www.iiaweb.com

Contact Information:
Martha Wallus
Email: mwallusiiaweb.com
Phone: 865-298-1236

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Visiting Assistant Professor Arabic Lang and Lit

The School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics (SLCL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Arabic Language and Literature with a target start date of August 16, 2013. Ph.D. must be in hand by the start date. One year teaching experience at the post-secondary level is required. Applicants should provide evidence of an active research agenda and publication record, and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Teaching load will be two courses (or equivalent) per semester and will include courses in Arabic language and literature. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by February 1, 2013. For complete details visit www.slcl.illinois.edu . Illinois is an AA-EOE (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).



Oberlin College- Visiting Assistant Professor (1-3 year appointment)

The Arabic Program at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, with the possibility of renewal up to two additional years, beginning first semester of year 2013-2014, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in Modern Standard Arabic Language at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. A Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2013-14 preferred, but ABDs will also be considered. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching; successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. The Arabic Program enjoys increasing student interest. The Arabic position will be supported by the CMCC (Muslim Cultures and Civilizations), an Ad-hoc curricular committee, and supervised by the head of the Arabic Program.

To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* should be sent to Ali Yedes, Chair of the Arabic Program, Peters Hall 407, 50 North Professor Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by February 20, 2013. Queries and electronic application materials (preferably in PDF format) should be sent to arabicsearch@oberlin.edu. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.

Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African Americans; the College was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty in all respects.

Purdue University - Arabic Language (Continuing Lecturer)

Post Date September 04, 2012

The School of Languages and Cultures at Purdue University invites applications for a full-time Continuing Lecturer in Arabic, beginning August 2013.

Applicants must have at least a master’s degree in Arabic, comparative literature, language studies or a closely related field, and a minimum of one year of teaching experience. They must demonstrate native-like fluency in Arabic and an excellent command of English. In addition to teaching undergraduate language courses and participating in the activities of the Arabic section, the lecturer may supervise teaching assistants or lecturers.

Applications should include a letter describing relevant teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation that address the candidate’s teaching strengths. Mail or email materials to Keith Dickson, Interim Head, School of Languages and Cultures, Purdue University, Stanley Coulter Hall, 640 Oval Drive, West Lafayette IN 47907-2039. Email: kdickson@purdue.edu.

Continuing lectureships are non-tenured but renewable positions with medical and retirement benefits. A background check will be required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an Equal Opportunity Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Northeastern University - Two Lecturer Positions

PT Lecturer - Foreign Language

Requisition Number: PTFR000001

Division/College: College of Professional Studies

FT/PT: Part Time

Position Summary: Teach undergraduate or graduate course in one or more of the following fields: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish or Swahili in the World Languages Center. This position will participate in curriculum meetings, administer exams to students and hold appropriate office hours.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; Ph.D. or Master’s degree preferred with college level teaching experience highly preferred. Native or near-native fluency in target language is required. Start dates: January and September. Positions are available contingent upon enrollment, funding, and Center needs. Compensation is based on current stipend rates on a per course basis.

Additional Information:

Original Req#111468

Part-Time Lecturer

Requisition Number: PTFR000109

Division/College: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

FT/PT: Part Time

Position Summary: Teach undergraduate or graduate courses in one or more of the following fields: Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, or Swahili, in the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures. This position will participate in departmental meetings, administer exams to students and hold appropriate office hours.

Qualifications: Master’s degree required, Ph.D. degree preferred with college level teaching experience. Fluency in target language.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Qatar University: Lecturer-Arabic for Non Native Speakers

Qatar University Profile: Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility. This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body.

College Profile: The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) houses nine departments, covering a wide range of specializations in the Arts and Sciences including English and Arabic Languages, History, Geography and Urban Planning, Sociology, Social Work, International Affairs, Mass Communication, Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Human Nutrition.

Duties & Responsibilities: Teaching Arabic Language (courses) for Non-Native Speakers.
Participate in the committees (academic or the community service committees) at the University and the department.
Participate in the research studies offered by the university.

Qualifications

1. Have MA from an accredited University in the above fields.
2. Have a teaching experience of at least 5 years at the university level.
3. Demonstrate good written and oral English skills.
4. Demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, research, service and scholarly activity.

Required Documents

1. Current Curriculum Vitea.

2. Cover letter.

3. Teaching, research, and service philosophy.

4. Three referees contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).

5. Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed, an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).

6. Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.

Benefits

Academic:

1. A three-year renewable contract.

2. Salary is commensurate with experience.

3. Tax-free salary.

4. Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.

5. Annual round trip air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QUHR policies.

6. Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.

7. Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.

8. Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.

9. End-of-contract indemnity.

How To Apply

1. Returning Applicant: Apply online

Please login to update/edit your saved profile. Use this profile to apply for this position.

2. New Applicant: You need to setup an account with QU Recruitment Online System and complete your personal profile. Once your profile is complete you may use it to apply for an open Position.

Job Category: Academic

End Date of Advertisment: 30-Oct-2012 .

Stonehill College - Assistant Professor of Arabic (3 yr. term - Renewable)

Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill College is a private Catholic college located 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student- to- faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages 2500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

The Foreign Language Department invites applications for a three-year term renewable Assistant Professor position in Arabic to begin August 2013. The primary task of this position is to develop a three-year course sequence in Arabic; during the process of development, the successful candidate will also teach courses in Spanish and, depending on the need, in Middle Eastern Studies. The annual teaching load is 3 courses per semester (6 per year) and candidates should give evidence of commitment to and success in undergraduate teaching, as well as evidence of scholarly activity. The successful candidate will have PhD in hand by May 15, 2013. Salary will be competitive and the position includes faculty development funds for the support of research and professional travel.

Deadline for submitting applications is October 15, 2012. Application documents will include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample teaching evaluations, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching ability.
Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention
To apply for the position, submit required documentation via the URL link:
https://jobs.stonehill.edu/
Note: Documents that are requested but are not available at the time of submission (i.e. letters of recommendation) should be routed to Ms. Wendy Hanawalt titled "Arabic Search" in the subject line via email to whanawalt@stonehill.edu
Please email inquiries regarding this position to Professor John Golden, Chair of Foreign Languages at jgolden@stonehill.edu
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.

Swarthmore College - Arabic Language & Literature (Visiting Assistant Professor)

Post Date October 04, 2012

Swarthmore College invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic, for a three-year term with possibility of renewal for another three years, to begin in fall 2013. We seek a candidate with specialization in Arabic Language and Literature; secondary specialization(s) will be an asset, in fields such as Film and Media Studies, Comparative Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Theory, Environmental Studies, or Peace and Conflict Studies. Essential qualifications include: PhD in hand by August 2013; strong commitment and experience teaching undergraduates in North America; native or near-native English and Arabic; oral and written mastery of Modern Standard Arabic; evidence of scholarly engagement and promise; ability to teach language at all levels; ability to work well in a team with lecturers and other faculty. The course load is 2/3, though the College is moving towards a 2/2 faculty load. Swarthmore College participates with Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College in a Tri-College Arabic program with a common curriculum. The successful candidate will also contribute to the College’s concentration in Islamic Studies and the Bryn Mawr/Haverford Middle Eastern Studies Initiative (MESI).

Send dossiers including cover letter, graduate transcript, 3 letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages), to: Sibelan Forrester, Chair of Arabic Search Committee, Modern Languages and Literatures, Swarthmore College, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore PA 19081-1390. We also welcome applications sent as e-mail attachments to (sforres1@swarthmore.edu).

Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Application deadline: December 01, 2012.

Temple University - One semester instructor

Post Date September 20, 2012

Arabic Language (One-Semester Instructor) Temple University, the Department of Critical Languages, invites applications for a one-semester, full-time, non-tenure-track Arabic instructor position to start on January 22, 2013. Language instruction at all levels. Required qualifications: M.A. or higher degree in Arabic or appropriate related field; evidence of excellence in teaching Modern Standard Arabic at the college level.

Please send letter of application, CV, official transcripts, student evaluations of teaching, and three letters of recommendation to: Louis Mangione, Chair, Department of Critical Languages, Anderson Hall 022-38, Temple University, Philadelphia PA 19122. Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Review of applications will begin in mid-October, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

University of Colorado Boulder - Arabic Language and Culture (Instructor)

Post Date August 24, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder, the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, invites applications for a non-tenure-track appointment as Instructor in Arabic Language and Culture to begin August 2013.

Requirements include:

  • At least a MA in Arabic language, pedagogy, or other related discipline
  • Ability to teach all levels of Arabic language; and experience teaching Arabic at the university level
  • Ability to teach non-languages courses in Middle Eastern and/or Arabic/Islamic cultures.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting #818125 to create and complete the online application.

All other application materials (a letter of application, current CV, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and three letters of recommendation) must be submitted via the U.S. Mail to: Arabic Language and Culture Search Committee Chair, University of Colorado, Department of ALC, 279 UCB, Boulder CO 80309-0279.

The University of Colorado at Boulder is an equal opportunity employer. See www.Colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/Jobs/ for full job description. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

University of Colorado Boulder - Arabic Language (Instructor)

Post Date August 24, 2012

University of Colorado Boulder, the Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations, invites applications for a non-tenure-track appointment as Instructor in Arabic language to begin August 2013.

Requirements include:

  • At least a MA in Arabic language, pedagogy, or other related discipline
  • Ability to teach all levels of Arabic language; and experience teaching Arabic at the university level.

The teaching load will be assigned by the Chair within College guidelines.

Applicants must apply online at https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting #818067 to create and complete the online application.

All other application materials (a letter of application, current CV, copies of syllabi of courses taught or proposed, and three letters of recommendation) must be submitted via the U.S. Mail to: Arabic Instructor, Search Committee Chair, University of Colorado, Asian Languages and Civilizations, 279 UCB, Boulder CO 80309-0279.

The University of Colorado at Boulder is an equal opportunity employer. See www.Colorado.edu/ArtsSciences/Jobs/ for full job description. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2012 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

University of Florida - Arabic Language (Lecturer)

Post Date September 07, 2012

University of Florida, the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, invites applicants for a full-time lecturer position in Arabic Language, to begin January 2013. Teaching load will be determined by departmental needs, but is expected to be three courses per semester. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Standard Arabic, an Arabic dialect, and English, and instructional training and experience in teaching Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced language courses. Minimum requirement is an M.A. Specialization in Arabic Studies (Literature or Linguistics) or a related field is preferred. Salary is competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vita (including courses taught), three letters of reference (to be sent directly from referees), and a teaching portfolio including statement of teaching philosophy and teaching evaluations to dtillman@ufl.edu. Additionally, a hard copy should be sent to: Arabic lecturer search committee, Department of Languages, Literatures and Culture, University of Florida, 301 Pugh Hall, P.O. Box 115565, Gainesville Florida 32611-5565.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Minorities, women and those from other underserved groups are encouraged to apply.

Review of the applications will begin on October 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

University of Maryland - Assistant Program Director, Flagship Program

Post Date September 20, 2012

Assistant Program Director, Arabic University of Maryland, the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, seeks applicants for a position as a full-time, 12-month Assistant Program Director in Arabic (including Flagship component), non-tenure-track (Lecturer), beginning Spring 13. Contract is renewable depending on performance and continued availability of funding.

The UM Arabic Program offers an innovative and intensive language and culture curriculum in a semi-immersion environment in which classroom instruction is supplemented by events, clubs, speakers, language partnering, and education abroad. The Assistant Program Director will be working in close collaboration with the Program Director, Associate Director, Specialist in Student Affairs, and Coordinator as well as all faculty to ensure the smooth management of the program and uphold its rigorous standards. We expect that the Assistant Program Director will have eventual responsibility for the daily operations of the program. In addition, s/he will serve as Academic Director of the Summer Institute in Arabic. (www.languages.umd.edu/specialprograms/summerinstitute/)

Responsibilities include: teaching (3-6 credits per semester, depending on program needs and resources); lecturer selection, training, evaluation, and support; curricular development and implementation, including preparation of materials for UM approval committees; program and student evaluation, including Study Abroad components; Flagship and Summer Institute admissions; student needs analysis, data collection, and program evaluation; vision and structure for “beyond the classroom” activities; assistance with Flagship reporting and proposals for future grants; contributing to work on grant from the Center for the Advanced Study of Language. This position will supervise and monitor the assigned duties of the Specialist in Student Affairs.
In the absence of the tenure-track faculty directors, the Assistant Program Director will serve as Acting Program Director. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include: successful teaching record in Arabic in a US higher education setting; successful record in program management in a US higher education setting; the degree of MA in Arabic language/culture or literature or related field; native or near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and one dialect; native or near native fluency in English. Experience with the National Language Flagship program or other grant-funded projects a plus. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references through the University of Maryland online employment application system at https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/.

The position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Arabic Language (Professor of Practice)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, invites applications for a Professor of Practice in Arabic at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2013. A Ph.D. in Arabic language, cultural studies, or a related field such as international relations or Middle Eastern studies, is required. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by August 2013. This is a non-tenure leading position, but comes with other faculty rights and benefits. Professors of Practice hold longer term renewable contract appointments, with primary responsibility in instructional activities. Thus, candidates must show evidence of excellence in teaching, near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and English, and a commitment to building the Arabic program. The ability to teach beginning through advanced Arabic is required. Expertise in a colloquial form of Arabic is desirable.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in introductory and intermediate Modern Standard Arabic; may also teach undergraduate courses in English focused on an area of Arabic culture; and will contribute to the pedagogical profile of a department that wishes to build expertise in critical languages and global studies. To apply for this position, you are required to complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Form at http://employment.unl.edu, requisition #120742. In addition, please submit electronically a letter of application, a transcript, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio to Shannon Parry (sparry3@unl.edu), the search committee assistant. The files must either be in Microsoft Word of pdf formats. For information about the application process or the position, contact: Professor Radha Balasubramanian, Chair of the Search Committee (rbalasubramanian1@unl.edu).

The University of Nebraska has an active National Science Foundation ADVANCE gender equity program, and is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. Review of applications will begin November 02, 2012, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

University of Notre Dame - Arabic Language (Lecturer)

The Program in Arabic Language and Culture in the Department of Classics at Notre Dame invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Arabic language to begin August 2013. The position has a one-year renewable contract. Successful applicants will have at least an M.A. in linguistics, literature, Middle Eastern Studies, or relevant field, as well as preparation in communicative language pedagogy. Successful applicants will 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 send a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching experience, along with three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Li Guo, Director, Program in Arabic Language and Culture, 304 O’Shaughnessy Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IN 46556. Applications may be sent via email to lguo@nd.edu. The University of Notre Dame is an international Catholic research university and an equal opportunity educator and employer with strong institutional and academic commitments to racial, cultural, and gender diversity. Persons of color, women, members of under-represented groups, and those attracted to a university with a Catholic identity are encouraged to apply. Information about Notre Dame, including the University’s mission statement, is available at www.nd.edu. Information about the Program in Arabic can be found at http://classics.nd.edu.

Review of complete applications will begin on November 20, 2012.

University of St. Andrews - Lectureship in Arabic - 5 year

Salary: £37,012 - £45,486 per annum, Start Date: 1 January 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter, Fixed Term: 5 years
The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint to a fixed term 5 Year Lectureship in Arabic from 1 January 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the delivery of Arabic language and culture modules, with emphasis on the pre-modern period, and to participate in the new degree in comparative literature.

The successful candidate will be expected to have completed, or be close to completion of a PhD, and to be able to teach Arabic language at all levels from beginners to postgraduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to build upon the excellent reputation of Arabic Studies in the University in both teaching and research, and should show evidence of productivity and quality in the area of Arabic early or classical / mediaeval literature and Arab culture and cultural history.

Further detailed information about the School of Modern Languages can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/.

Informal enquiries can be made to Mrs. Catherine Cobham: cmc1@st-andrews.ac.uk; Tel 01334 463642. This post is fixed term for 5 years. Please quote reference no: ME4774. Further Particulars: ME4774AC FPs.doc. School of Modern Languages: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/modlangs/; Salary: £37,012 - £45,486 per annum; Start Date: January 01, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. Fixed Term: 5 years. Closing Date: October 22, 2012.

Vassar College - Arabic Language 3 year renewable Lecturer

Post Date October 03, 2012

Arabic Language (Lecturer-3 year renewable) Vassar College, the Program in Africana Studies, invites applications for a three-year, renewable position at the rank of lecturer in Arabic language and literature and/or culture beginning Fall 2013.

Vassar College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

The successful candidate will teach five courses per year and contribute to the continued vibrancy of the program’s correlate sequence in Arabic language and culture. Primary responsibilities will be to teach three courses per year in Arabic language, and two courses in Arabic literature and/or culture (in English, as appropriate).

Demonstrated excellence and commitment to innovative pedagogy is required. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic. PhD in hand is strongly preferred.

To apply, please visit http://employment.vassar.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51381 to link to the posting for this position. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), and at least three letters of recommendation. For inquiries, email Patricia Célérier, Vassar College, at pacelerier@vassar.edu.

Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2,450 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. The City of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Applications received by December 01, 2012 will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Williams College - 1 Year Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

Williams College is seeking applications for a 1-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic, for academic year 2013-2014. Specialization open, candidates invited from any discipline. Outstanding language teaching credentials and the ability to teach beginning through advanced Arabic are required. The successful candidate will teach a mix of language and non-language courses, for a total of 5 courses. PhD in hand or near completion required. Candidate review will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, CV, and 3 letters of recommendation to Prof. Christopher Bolton, Chair, Arabic Search Committee, Williams College, 85 Mission Park Drive, Williamstown, MA 01267. Please indicate if you will be available for a preliminary interview at the MESA conference.

All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check. Further information is available here http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/. Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts that has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Application Information

Postal Address: Prof. Christopher Bolton, Chair, Arabic Search Committee, Williams College, 85 Mission Park Drive, Williamstown, MA 01267

Non-teaching positions

UC Davis: MIDDLE EAST/SOUTH ASIA STUDIES STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER

Job Summary:

Under direction of the ME/SA Faculty Program Director and Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, provide academic advising and related support services for Middle East/South Asia Studies (under the Social Sciences Red Cluster administration) and the Division of Student Affairs.
Responsible for development, planning, implementing and managing major programs, initiatives and support services. Serve as a senior staff member in overseeing advising, retention and outreach activities. Maintain information about a wide variety of campus and community resources to assist students in the areas of retention, leadership development and professional development.
Participate on departmental and campus-wide committees as requested. Collaborate with campus leaders and functions with a high degree of autonomy. Develop and manage budgetary projections for departmental and campus wide programs. Hire, train and supervise peer advisers.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Knowledge and experience applying counseling and guidance techniques to provide academic advising and related services to undergraduate students at the University/College level including knowledge of State and Federal laws concerning confidentiality of student records.
-Knowledge of academic and administrative organizational structure within a complex higher education university or college structure including related programs, and general curricular elements and structures (e.g., courses, unit prerequisites, majors and minors). Knowledge and skills to examine and assess college transcripts and compute grade point averages and grade point balances.
-Knowledge of multi-cultural dynamics within a University setting, and the academic environment and pressures encountered by students at a major research university, and of the personal and social problems commonly encountered by college students of all backgrounds.
-Analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to analyze situations, initiate solutions and develop guidelines with coordinating groups and programs, and involving students and student interactions.
-Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with students, parents, faculty, administrators, alumni and community groups.
-Writing, editing and proofreading skills to compose correspondence and prepare clear and concise summaries.
-Organizational and presentation skills to provide direction in program planning and implementation; and to make presentations in group and public forums.
-Computer skills using a personal PC for word processing, spreadsheets, data processing, and presentation activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience developing, organizing and implementing educational programs, workshops or seminars to enhance student development and retention within the Middle Eastern, South Asian, Arab, and Muslim student community.

-B.A. degree in Middle East/South Asia Studies, Higher Education Administration, Counseling and Guidance or related fields.

-Experience working with Middle Eastern, South Asian, Arab, and Muslim students, parents, alumni, community groups, and organizations.

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