Lecturer in Arabic

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2018
Ref
03923
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position Description:

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago are announcing a position for a full-time Lecturer in Arabic, for a one-year, renewable, appointment. The successful candidate will typically teach a minimum of two courses of various levels of Arabic (elementary, intermediate, or high intermediate) in each of three quarters (Autumn, Winter, Spring) to both undergraduate and graduate students. Additional duties of the position for Academic Year 2019-2020 are contributing to program development through the organization and promotion of regular Arabic film nights. 

The successful candidate must be able to function at the Superior Level of Modern Standard Arabic and have experience teaching Arabic as a foreign language at the college level. Preference will be given to candidates proficient in an Arabic dialect. A Master's degree in a relevant discipline is required by the start date of the appointment; a Ph.D. is desirable.  

Additional Information or Requirements:

Applicants must apply online at the University's Academic Career Opportunities website, https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu, select requisition #03923 , and upload the following materials: a cover letter, which includes a brief description of your teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the Academic Career Opportunities application system. Supporting documents, including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi, may also be submitted. Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. Only completed applications will be considered. 

The position will be part of the Service Employees International Union.  

Statement:

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.  

Required Applicant Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae  

Optional Applicant Documents:

  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Other Document  

Other documents to attach:

  • Sample syllabi