Dept. of Global Languages, Instructor/Assistant Professor of Arabic/French Language and Culture

Location
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Posted
May 11, 2017
Ref
6105
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Title Dept. of Global Languages, Instructor/Assistant Professor of Arabic/French Language and Culture (Full-time, 1 Year, Temporary)

Rank Assistant Professor

Tenure Information 1 year Temp

Department Summary

The Department of Global Languages and Literatures is committed to helping students develop an in-depth understanding of foreign languages, literatures, linguistics, cultures, and civilizations. The department prepares students to be engaged international citizens who enlist foreign language skills and knowledge to succeed in a variety of careers and intellectual disciplines in an increasingly globalized world.

Essential Duties

We invite applications for a 1 year full time, benefited, temporary position of Instructor/Assistant Professor of Arabic Language and Culture. The ideal candidate will be able to teach Arabic language courses as well as courses in French or another language currently offered by the department. The candidate should be able to teach new offerings in Arabic culture and other areas of expertise.

Classes may be conducted on any of BSU’s three campuses; the main campus in Bridgewater and at BSU’s satellite campuses in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.

Applicants should be strongly committed to excellence in teaching, advising and working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity. They should also have an ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, work collaboratively, and have a commitment to public higher education.

Required Qualifications

1. A Master’s Degree in Arabic Language, Arabic Studies, or related field.
2. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English, in addition to native or near-native fluency in French or another language currently offered by the department.
3. Teaching experience at the college level substantiated by excellent student evaluations and/or letters of recommendation.
4. Comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles and practices of foreign language instruction.
5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and administrators.
6. Ability to exercise sound judgement in all facets of the student-teacher relationship and to teach a diverse group of college students.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Arabic or related field.

Special Conditions for Eligibility

Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

EEO Statement

Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position: a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.