Washington and Lee University invites applications for a three-year, full-time Visiting Assistant Professorship in Arabic language, beginning 1 July 2015.
Area of sub-specialization open; Ph.D. in Arabic language or related fields (e.g. Comparative Literature or NELC) preferred. Comprehensive mastery and fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and English required.
The successful applicant will have demonstrated success in teaching Modern Standard Arabic to undergraduates at all levels in a North American or liberal arts context. The teaching load is six courses per year across two 12-week terms and one 4-week term. Representatives from the University will be available to discuss this position at the MESA meeting in Washington, DC on Sunday 23 and Monday 24 November.
Applicants who wish to interview at the meeting should email the request toArabicsearch@wlu.edu. Washington and Lee University is a highly selective university devoted to the teaching of the liberal arts. We are committed to excellence in teaching and to the research and professional activity that support it. Situated in the Shenandoah Valley, three hours southwest of Washington, DC, the University enrolls about 1,800 undergraduates and 300 law students.
To apply for this position, applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., graduate transcript, syllabi from courses taught and teaching evaluations to Arabicsearch@wlu.edu. Three reference letters should be directed by recommenders to the same address. Review of applications will begin 1 November 2014. The position is open until filled.