The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a non-tenure track position in the Arabic Studies program that will begin August 10, 2017. We seek a professional, skilled instructor who can teach at all levels of the curriculum, both Arabic language and Arabic/Middle-Eastern cultures courses. The former require implementation of innovative pedagogical techniques. The latter require a strong theoretical background to teach cultural studies courses. This instructor should also be able to function well in the WM classroom environment where students expect a high level of give and take, and interactive, organized learning. Applicants should have native or near native fluency in MSA, one Arabic dialect and clearly speak and understand English. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 teaching load. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and teaching experience.
Required: A Master’s degree in Arabic language, literature or culture is required, in addition to a successful proficiency-based teaching record.
Preferred: Ph.D. or ABD is preferred at the time of appointment August 10, 2017 in addition to having a successful teaching record in an American University.
Candidate must apply online at http://jobs.wm.edu/postings/26323. Submit curriculum vitae, a cover letter that includes a statement of research and teaching interests, a sample syllabus for
a course you would like to teach, and three letters of reference electronically via the College of William and Mary job web site. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by us with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference (at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability).
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, January 6, 2017. Applications received after the review date will be considered only if needed.
Information on the Arabic Studies program in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the College of William & Mary may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/modernlanguages/arabic/index.php.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.