Charlottesville, VA
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Lecturer

Position Type: Faculty Wage

Department: Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 08-11-2017

Posting Summary:
The Arabic language program in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Arabic Instructor to begin in the fall 2017 (August 22nd). This is a one-semester-only position. Spring renewal is contingent on sufficient enrollment and the instructor's satisfactory performance. The teaching load is only one course per semester. Compensation will take the form of wages

Required Qualifications:

Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic with strong competence in FusHa (Modern Standard Arabic) and fluency in English. MA degree is required in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching or a relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include previous teacher training and materials development; an ability and interest in teaching advanced level courses in Arabic; and experience with teaching FusHa Arabic at the postsecondary level using a proficiency-based, communicative methodology.

To apply, submit a candidate profile on-line through https://jobs.virginia.edu, and electronically attach a CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching pedagogy, a representative sample of course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach as Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Search posting number 0621491.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
Jean Blackwell

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82519