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Adjunct Professor - Arabic Language

Bard College
Hudson, New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 16, 2024

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Bard College, a liberal arts college on the Hudson River, is a private institution working in the public interest.

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The Division of Languages and Literatures and the Middle Eastern Studies (MES) program at Bard College seeks applicants for a 1-year part-time visiting position teaching Arabic language, literature, and culture (at the rank of either assistant professor or lecturer level).

We are looking for a recent PhD or ABD in Arabic literature and culture from any period to contribute to a dynamic and growing MES program. The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English, and experience teaching Arabic, preferably in both formal and colloquial registers, across all levels.

We welcome applications from candidates with a research focus on Arabic Linguistics, Classical or Modern Arabic poetry; comparative Arabic-Hebrew, Arabic-Urdu, or Arabic-Turkish training; Arabic storytelling and folklore.

The position involves teaching one Arabic-language course each semester, with the possibility of adding more courses in the Spring Semester.

To Apply
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume/CV, and three contact references through Interfolio at .

Review of applications to begin immediately.

Compensation: $23,333
This salary reflects the College's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.

Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.



Building on its 159-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard has expanded its mission as a private institution acting  in the public interest across the country and around the world to meet broader student needs and increase access to liberal education. The undergraduate program at the main campus in upstate New York has a reputation for scholarly excellence, a focus on the arts, and civic engagement. Bard is committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow’s thought leaders. For more information about Bard, visit

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