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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should complete an online application http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/29518 and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a representative sample of written scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of recent student course evaluations, and at least three samples of course syllabi and exams. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to GW_CNELC_Search@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to Arabic Search Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052.

Recruitment Plan

I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F000815
Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Rank:
Administrative Title: Assistant Professor of Arabic
Discipline Humanities
Specialty:
Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track, Renewable Appointment (initial appt period) - 3 years
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2016
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Position Description Summary:

The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Arabic. This position is a non-tenure accruing 3-year renewable contractual appointment starting as early as the fall 2016 semester, pending final budgetary approval. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have native or near native fluency in Arabic and English; and should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments. Applicants must be able to teach the Arabic language, including a spoken dialect, at all proficiency levels, and have experience in using instructional technology. Applicants must have a PhD in Arabic or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must have completed all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment.

Advertised Salary: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Other Benefits:
Other Information:

Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent pending final budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete an online application http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/29518 and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a representative sample of written scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy, sample of recent student course evaluations, and at least three samples of course syllabi and exams. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be emailed to GW_CNELC_Search@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to Arabic Search Search, George Washington University, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052.

Department Link: http://cnelc.columbian.gwu.edu
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Background Screening
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Quick Link http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/29518

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Interest
  4. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  5. Course Evaluations or Summaries
  6. Sample Publications
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have completed all of the requirements for a PhD in Arabic, or a closely related field, by the date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate a clear research agenda by way of publications, works in progress and/or presentations?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you able; by way of student evaluations, peer reviews or supervisor's comments; to demonstrate a promise of excellence in teaching?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have native or near native fluency in Arabic and English?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you able to teach the Arabic language, including a spoken dialect, at all proficiency levels?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have experience in using instructional technology?
    • Yes
    • No