Instructor, Visiting Lecturer or Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice of Arabic

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applicants for one full-time Instructor or Visiting Lecturer / Professor of the Practice in Arabic language beginning August 1, 2021. The contract for the position is for a one academic year (2021-2022). Applicants should be prepared to teach Arabic at all levels. The teaching load is five courses (3/2), and active participation in Arabic language curricular and co-curricular activities is required. Applicants should hold an MA or a higher degree in Second Language Pedagogy, Applied Linguistics, Arabic Literature, or a related field with native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. Experience in teaching undergraduates in North America is required. Adaptability with instructional technologies, experience with team-teaching, and demonstration of active participation in the professional field are highly desirable.


To be assured of consideration, submit an application by April 1, 2021, consisting of: 1) a current CV; 2) a letter of application detailing professional activities, scholarly interests, and teaching experience; 3) a portfolio including, but not limited to, the following: sample syllabi for core courses taught in Arabic sequence; a 15-30 minute video of teaching demonstration; official teaching evaluations for the past year; 4) the names of two referees (the search committee will request these letters at a later stage of the search). Application materials should be uploaded to this Academic Jobs Online Portal at Additional information may be obtained at


Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina in the U.S.A.