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The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at The George Washington University invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in Arabic language and Modern Arabic Literature, to begin as early as Fall 2020. This is a non-tenure accruing three-year position with the possibility of renewal. Position entails teaching Arabic at all levels, including Modern Arabic Literature in the original language and in translation, under the oversight of the Arabic program director as well as the department chair. Basic Qualifications: All applicants must have PhD in hand in Arabic or a closely related field, teaching excellence at the university level as demonstrated by course evaluation summaries, potential for curricular development, native or near native fluency in Arabic as well as in English, and experience in use of instructional technology.

Application Procedure: To be considered, applicants must complete an online faculty application only at and upload a letter of interest, current CV, teaching and course development philosophy, and at least three samples of course syllabi, exams, and course evaluation summaries. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to, or physically mailed to Arabic Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd Street, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on December 2nd, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Information about the department and current faculty members can be found at

The George Washington University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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