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Instructional Assistant Professor - Arabic Studies

University of Houston
Houston, TX
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time, promotion-eligible, non-tenure track position in Arabic, beginning Fall 2023.  We are looking for a colleague with a Ph.D. in Arabic language, linguistics, pedagogy or related specialization. Experience with second language acquisition is strongly desired.  The primary responsibility for this position is teaching language courses with a teaching load of 12-13 hours per semester. Additional duties may include coordinating the lower-division Arabic language program, and participating in Arab Studies related events and activities.

Demonstrated expertise in teaching Arabic to university-level learners as well as in second language pedagogy is strongly desired. Knowledge of curriculum design and course sequencing is highly desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English is required.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has  prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Please upload 1) letter of application, 2) vita, 3) unofficial transcripts, 4) teaching philosophy statement,  5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please provide the names and contact information of three references to be contacted for recommendation letters.

Review of applications will begin November 7, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons  with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Ph.D. in Arabic language, linguistics, pedagogy or related specialization.

Organization: H0092 Modern & Classical Languages
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Oct 4, 2022, 3:03:13 PM

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