Northwestern University’s Middle East and North African Studies Program invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer of Arabic beginning September 1, 2013. This is a benefits-eligible, full-time position. The position is non-tenure track but is renewable, based on excellent teaching. The teaching load is nine quarter-length courses per year; teaching reductions may be issued in compensation for leadership roles/responsibilities. The successful candidate will have a stellar teaching record and an interest in and demonstrated capacity for leadership. Familiarity with the al-Kitab series and a commitment to teaching both fusha and spoken varieties is a must. M.A. in an area related to Arabic language required, Ph.D. and expertise in a MENA-related field preferred.
Northwestern’s MENA Program is a vibrant new interdisciplinary program that features an undergraduate major and minor, as well as a PhD cluster and certificate, with a dynamic faculty drawn from multiple disciplines. The successful candidate will be welcomed as a core member of the MENA faculty and play a key role in the activities and future of the program.
To apply, please submit the following documents to the application site listed below: Letter of application that addresses teaching and leadership experience, pedagogical approach to teaching Arabic, leadership vision, recent teaching evaluations, C.V., and 3 letters of reference that speak to the candidate’s teaching and leadership skills.
Review of applications begins on April 15, 2013. AA/EOE. Applications from minority and women scholars are especially welcome.
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