Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic
The Division of Languages and Literatures at Bard College’s Middle Eastern Studies (MES) program seeks applicants for a 2-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic. We are looking for a recent PhD 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. We welcome applications from candidates with a research focus on Classical or Modern Arabic poetry; comparative Arabic-Hebrew, Arabic-Persian, Arabic-Urdu, or Arabic-Turkish training; storytelling and folklore; and/or translation studies. The position has a 3-3 teaching load, with the opportunity to contribute to the Arabic literature and culture curriculum, as well as to teach in First-Year Seminar.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, a brief writing sample, a video of yourself teaching a language class (if available), and three letters of reference through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/49812.
Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.