Lecturer in Classical Arabic (HDS Summer Language Program 2018)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
16 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Adjunct Part-time Position in Classical Arabic (HDS Summer Language Program 2018)

Harvard Divinity School

Position Description 

Harvard Divinity School seeks an adjunct lecturer in Classical Arabic to teach an eight-week intensive course on Classical Arabic from June 11 to August 2, 2018, as part of the Summer Language Program. The teaching material covers the early stages at the elementary level of the language up to intermediate competency (equivalent to two semesters of college instruction in Classical Arabic). A one-year prior knowledge of Arabic is a prerequisite for students to take this class. Candidates for the teaching position should be competent in the target language and have experience in college/university teaching. The appointment title will depend on the finalist’s qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should demonstrate the following qualifications: (1) completed advanced degree and (2) substantial experience in teaching Classical Arabic. Previous publications are desirable, but not required.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Contact Information 

Applicants may contact Karin Grundler-Whitacre, Director of the Summer Language Program at Harvard Divinity School, with any questions regarding the position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required

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