Assistant Professor - Arabic/French (Humanities)

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 08, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 9914

Regular/Temporary: Regular


New York City College of Technology, a comprehensive college of over 16,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin during the 2013-14 academic year.  The position requires a commitment to teaching, research and other scholarly pursuits, service to the college, and student advisement. The candidate hired will be expected to participate actively in College/University-wide initiatives and in department level efforts, assisting in the creation/development/assessment of department curricula, including but not restricted to the creation of professionally-focused language courses and those aimed at heritage speakers, assisting as assigned in foreign language placement and advisement of students.

Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


Minimum qualifications are a Ph.D. in Arabic, with a secondary strength in French, in either literature or linguistics. The preferred candidate would have formal training in foreign language teaching, a minimum of 2 years college level teaching experience, and a demonstrated interest in both working with heritage speakers and designing a program for them, as well as in developing courses with a professional focus.  Expertise in Arabic and French would be ideal, and experience with bilingual programs is desirable.

Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of resumes to begin 1/18/14.


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