The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, with 10,000 students and 750 faculty members, is the largest of the University of Virginia’s 11 schools and is the institution’s intellectual core. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.
To apply, candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting 0615117 and electronically attach the following: curriculum vitae, cover letter of application describing scholarly accomplishments and teaching experience (specifically, courses given on classical Arabic literature), 2 recent writing samples in English and/or Arabic not exceeding 30 pages each (attach as writing samples 1 and 2).
Also, under separate cover by mail or e-mail, please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of reference to be sent to:
University of Virginia
Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures
P.O. Box 400781
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4781
Questions about the position should be directed to:
Dr. Hanadi Al-Samman
Questions regarding the application process in Jobs@UVa should be directed to:
Review of applications will begin November 8, 2014; however, the position will remain open until filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted during MESA’s conference (November 22-25, 2014) in Washington D.C.
The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.