Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies, Tenure Track

Oxford College of Emory University
Georgia, United States
Not specified
Aug 24, 2017
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies to begin August 2018. Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, typically the elementary and intermediate Arabic language and culture courses, introductory and intermediate courses in Middle Eastern Civilizations, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization that will contribute to the Arabic Studies major and/or the interdisciplinary Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies (MESAS) major. 


Preferred Qualifications

A PhD in hand by August 2018 in Arabic Studies or related field; native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic as well as fluency in one or more dialects; documented excellence in teaching Arabic language, literature, and culture at the undergraduate level; a strong commitment to teaching excellence; the ability to develop and maintain a dynamic Arabic Studies program; and an active research agenda (areas of sub-specialization within Arabic Studies and Middle Eastern Studies are open).

Additional Job Details

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (preferably to include student evaluations of teaching) to Complete applications with cover letters, submitted by October 27, 2017 will receive full consideration.

Please apply via Interfolio.

One of Emory University's four schools partnering in undergraduate education, Oxford College provides 950 first- and second-year students of high academic profile an intensive liberal-arts program for the first two years of their Emory bachelor’s degree.  We are interested in candidates with a commitment to working with a remarkably diverse student body in an inclusive learning community. Applications from women and historically underrepresented minorities are particularly welcome.

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