Visiting Assistant Professor, Arabic

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Job description

Colorado College invites applications for a sabbatical replacement Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The candidate should be prepared to teach elementary, intermediate or advanced Arabic language courses and support the development of Arabic study and the minor in Arabic and Islamic Studies.

We seek a candidate with a Ph.D. or ABD in Arabic Studies or a related field with native or near-native fluency in Arabic. The teaching load will be 3/3 starting fall 2018. Colorado College uses a unique teaching method, the block plan.

Experience teaching Arabic language to undergraduates is strongly preferred, as is an interest in supporting and promoting the study of Arabic on our campus.

Preferred Qualifications:

PhD (or ABD if completed by August 15, 2018)

Colorado College actively promotes a dynamic environment in which students and employees of different perspectives and cultural backgrounds learn and work in an intellectually and socially enriching environment. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

How to apply

Apply online

Applications should include: 1) Cover Letter, 2) CV, and 3) Teaching Statement.

All applicants need to list at least three references to submit a letter of recommendation. The application site will send emails to references with instructions for electronic submission.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

With an average class size of 16 students, courses delve thoroughly into the depths of their subject matter, and three-hour lectures are exceptions in a world ruled by critical discussion and analytic fieldwork.