Assistant/Associate Professor of Islamic Studies in the department of Humanities & Social Sciences teaches H&SS111 (Islamic Studies) a 3 credit course that is a graduation requirement for all PI students in addition to H&SS electives. S/he will also conduct research in his/her area of expertise and engage in service to the institute, discipline and community as required.
- Teach H&SS111 and any other courses required by the department
- Conduct research in area of expertise
- Provide service to the institute and community at large
Key Performance Indicators:
- Student teaching evaluations
- Scholarly publications
- Funded projects
- Recognition for services performed
- An earned Ph.D. in Islamic studies or closely related field from an accredited (preferably Western) university in which English is the language of instruction. Candidates who also have their B.A. and/or M.A. in Islamic studies, or a closely related field, may be given preference. Outstanding candidates with an M.A. degree in Islamic Studies may be considered for appointment at a lower rank (senior/lecturer).
- Native level fluency in Arabic (written and spoken) with advanced ability in classical Arabic Excellent written and spoken English
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching
- Proven track record of scholarly publications with demonstrated potential to conduct further scholarly research
Minimum 1 year of undergraduate level teaching experience in a related field.
Competencies (Technical & Behavioral):
- Ability to design, develop and deliver Islamic studies courses including H&SS111 and H&SS electives
- Ability to contribute to the development of bilingual Arabic/English syllabi and language courses in conjunction with Arabic language instructors
- Demonstrated ability to secure and conduct funded research and publish scholarly works Ability to develop outreach educational opportunities
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty and students