Lecturer or Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Working Title: Lecturer or Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty
Department: Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
Posting Date: 03-02-2018
The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track instructional position to teach two courses in contemporary Arabic literature in the fall 2018 and spring 2019 semesters and provide service to the department. The anticipated start date is August 25, 2018. Field of specialization in contemporary Arabic literature with a special emphasis on poetry, prose, comparative and/or gender studies, subfield of specialization open. Evidence of excellent teaching and commitment to interdisciplinary work are required. The successful candidate must have native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English. The ability to teach introductory and specialized Arabic literature courses both in Arabic and in English is a requirement.
Candidates who hold an M.A in Arabic Literature or a related field, by the time of appointment, will be considered for the rank of Lecturer.
Candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Arabic Literature or a related field, by the time of appointment, will be considered for the rank of Assistant Professor, General Faculty.
To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting #0622644 and electronically attach the following: Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, describing scholarly accomplishments and teaching experience, and a recent article or book chapter in English and/or Arabic (attach to Writing Sample 1).
Also, under separate cover by mail or e-mail, please arrange for two (2) confidential letters of reference to be sent to:
Department of Middle East Languages and Cultures
P.O. Box 4000781
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4781
Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to:
Review of applications will begin March 23, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty 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.
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