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JOB POSTING: Associate Professor of Arabic, Arab Diaspora

The Department of Language, Culture, and Communication, Modern and Classical Languages at University of Michigan Dearborn, invites applications for a tenure-track, associate professor Arabic faculty position, starting September 1, 2018. Note: Consideration will be given to advanced assistant professors with high-level research achievements and qualifications. Funding for this position has been approved.The Department of Language, Culture, and Communication has 20 faculty members representing Communication, Comparative Literature, Composition, Film Studies, Journalism, Linguistics, Modern and Classical Languages (Arabic, Armenian, French, German, Greek, Latin, and Spanish), and Speech disciplines.

This position is a full time (6 courses per year), tenure track Associate Professor of Arabic language, literature and culture effective 9/1/2018. Native or near-native language proficiency. Specialization in culture and literature of Arabic-speaking peoples or countries with one or more of the secondary areas: Arabic diaspora, Arab-American and/or Arab literature, multicultural and/or gender issues in the Arab world, mediated cultures/film of Arabic-speaking peoples. Teaching and research interests in any aspect of the cultural and literary production of Arabic-speaking countries required. Candidate must be able to teach all levels (Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced) of Arabic language. Candidate must also be able to develop and teach courses on the culture and literature of the Arabic world as well as have experience in building a major in Arabic Studies and in working with Arab and Arab-American communities.

Applicants should upload a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching performance, and three letters of recommendation to INTERFOLIO position ID 25665 2018 AP Arabic Posting Draft Approval.docx

Review of applicants will begin November 1, 2017 and continue until the position has been filled.  Currently this classification is considered exempt in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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