Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Arabic

Emory University
Georgia, United States
Commensurate with experience
Nov 01, 2017
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies at Emory University announces an opening for a full-time lecture-track Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Arabic, effective fall 2018.  We seek a skilled lecturer with the ability to teach the Arabic language at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels using al-Kitaab fi Ta'allum al-'Arabiyya and other appropriate materials.  


Preferred applicants should have at least two years of experience teaching Modern Standard Arabic at the college/university level, a Ph.D. in Arabic Language, Literature and/or Linguistics or a related field, familiarity with the proficiency method of instruction, and native or near-native fluency in Arabic and in English. Applicants must be prepared to participate in all department activities and help develop teaching materials with colleagues. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.  


Interested candidates should submit a statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, two sample course syllabi. In the statement of interest, the applicant should include a statement reflecting upon his or her experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/46718  Applicants should have three recommenders submit letters of recommendation directly to interfolio.


Review of applications will commence on January 10, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will receive full consideration.


Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.