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Lecturer in Arabic

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 2277121
Title: Lecturer
Functional Title: Lecturer in Arabic
Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
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Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Maryland, College Park, seeks applicants for a position as a full-time, 9-month lecturer of Arabic, professional track, beginning Fall 2017. Contract is renewable contingent on performance and availability of funding.
The UMD Arabic Program offers an innovative and intensive language and culture curriculum in which classroom instruction is supplemented by events, clubs, guest speakers, language partnering, and education abroad. In addition to a major and minor in Arabic, the School also houses the prestigious Arabic Language Flagship Program which graduates students with professional-level proficiency following a Capstone year of intensive study overseas.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requirements include: an MA in TAFL or related field; a successful teaching record in Arabic language and cultural competence in a US higher education setting, to include the teaching of at least one dialect and Modern Standard Arabic, and at a range of levels, from beginner to highly advanced; experience in the design and delivery of content courses taught in Arabic; experience working in an intensive language program; experience in the design and delivery of co-curricular activities; native/near native command of a dialect, and fluency in Modern Standard Arabic; native/near-native fluency in English.

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Additional Information:

For information on the mission, programs, and intellectual life of the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, see http://sllc.umd.edu.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and the names of three references through the University of Maryland online employment application system at https://ejobs.umd.edu/
For best consideration, materials should be received by March 31, 2017.

Posting Date: 02/27/2017
Closing Date: 04/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 03/31/2017
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Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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