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Job Ad: Assistant Professor of Arabic

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ARABIC

The Department of Humanities and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Arabic language and culture, to begin in August 2015.

Candidates should have native or near-native oral and written fluency in Arabic as well as English, a Ph.D. in Arabic language and/or literature or related field; knowledge of the history, culture, and politics of the Arab world; and the ability to teach Modern Standard and colloquial Arabic at all levels, including advanced English language content courses.  U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

The successful candidate will have evidence of excellent teaching experience at the university level, a strong commitment to undergraduate education, collegiality and willingness to serve in department activities and service initiatives, and a record of scholarly pursuits.  The candidate will participate in a strategic language consortium with Embry-Riddle and other institutions in the area.

The successful candidate will engage in curriculum design, materials development, assessment of language proficiency, and upper-level Arabic course development, and will be eager to initiate this new program which will include developing a minor in Arabic language, literature and culture.  To find out more about working for Embry-Riddle or to apply for this opening, please visit our site:  http://eraucareers.erau.edu


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