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Requisition # 72253

Position Basics


Type of PositionOTHER
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, January 29th, 2018
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:French & Italian

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Arabic Program in the Department of French and Italian invites applications for a full-time lecturer in Arabic language to begin August 2018. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible re-appointment thereafter in three-year increments, pending college approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with qualification and experience.  The Program currently offers a minor in Arabic and seeks to expand course opportunities to offer a major.



Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Language and Literature, Second Language Acquisition, or relevant field is preferred, although candidates with an M.A. will be considered. Successful applicants will also have native or near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and English, and experience teaching Arabic at the university level, using a proficiency-based communicative methodology.



Desirable qualifications: Experience coordinating lower-division Arabic courses; demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations on campus and in the community; interest in integrating computer and other audiovisual technologies in teaching are preferable.



Responsibilities include teaching all levels of Modern Standard Arabic (25 s.h. per academic year); supervision of the first-and/or second-year Arabic program; participation in curricular and program affairs; developing online courses; advising Arabic language students on completing language requirements, the minor and study abroad; promote and participate in the academic and cultural activities of the Department, College and University.



Candidates should send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (syllabi, teaching evaluations, teaching philosophy), and three letters of recommendations to the Search Committee online at http://jobs.uiowa.edu. Refer to requisition number 72253. Screening begins March 1, 2018 and preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.



The Department of French and Italian, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to gender and ethnic diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division and Department reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Education Requirement:

A Ph.D. in Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Language and Literature, Second Language Acquisition, or relevant field is preferred, although candidates with an M.A. will be considered.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Language and Literature, Second Language Acquisition, or relevant field is preferred, although candidates with an M.A. will be considered. Successful applicants will also have native or near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and English, and experience teaching Arabic at the university level, using a proficiency-based communicative methodology.

Desirable Qualifications:

Experience coordinating lower-division Arabic courses; demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations on campus and in the community; interest in integrating computer and other audiovisual technologies in teaching are preferable.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Teaching Portfolio
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information


Contact:Rebecca L Tritten - dwllc-searches@uiowa.edu
Clas-Wrld Lng, Lit, & Cultures
PHILLIPS HALL
16 CLINTON ST N
111-C PH
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-2235
Department URL: https://clas.uiowa.edu/dwllc/



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