Lecturer

Location
Charlottesville, VA
Posted
May 02, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Lecturer

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-01-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Arabic Lecturer beginning fall 2018 with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2018. This position is a one-year appointment. The teaching load will be three courses in the fall and three courses in the spring.

Required Qualifications: Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic with strong competence in FusHa (Modern Standard Arabic), and fluency in English. An MA degree is required in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching or a relevant field. Applicants on the ABD status are welcome to apply.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability and interest in teaching beginning through 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 online through Jobs@UVa https://jobs.virginia.edu, search for Posting Number 0623168. Applicants should electronically attach the following: CV, cover letter, statement of teaching pedagogy and a representative sample of course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach as Other 1).

In addition, please arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted to:

Arabic Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 400781
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4781.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:

Jean Blackwell
jb8yf@virginia.edu

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:

Bilal Humeidan
bah7n@virginia.edu

Review of applications by the search committee will begin on May 21, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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.


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