Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-NES-ARABIC [#8544, WDR-00009466]
Position Title: Arabic Language Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
Starting Date:2017/08/16
Appl Deadline:2016/12/31** finished (posted 2016/11/10, finished 2017/05/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Near Eastern Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, anticipates an opening for a dynamic Arabic language professional to join its team of Arabic instructors for a fulltime position as Lecturer of Arabic beginning in the academic year 2017-2018. The position is for one year, with a possibility of renewal for 3-year terms dependent upon performance reviews and funding availability. Requirements are: 1. Master's degree or equivalent in Arabic language, literature, linguistics, or language pedagogy; 2. Native or near native fluency in Arabic: oral fluency in spoken Arabic, preferably an eastern dialect such as Levantine, Iraqi or Gulf, and written fluency in Modern Standard Arabic; 3. Proficiency in spoken and written English; 4. Recognition of colloquial Arabic as a legitimate linguistic form, and willingness to teach colloquial Arabic and Modern Standard Arabic in the same course; 5. Willingness to work as a member of a small team of language instructors; 6. Familiarity with and commitment to innovative methods of language instruction. Please submit applications including curriculum vitae; statement of Arabic teaching philosophy; and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of three references at Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8544 by December 31, 2016. We actively encourage applications of women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities.

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Further Info:
http://neareasternstudies.cornell.edu/
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409 White Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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