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Asian & Near Easter Languages (Arabic) Full-Time Faculty

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This is a Continuing Faculty Status (CFS, or tenure) track position, but may be filled by a non-CFS candidate as a visiting position.

The Department of Asian & Near Eastern Languages and the Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies at Brigham Young University invite applications for a position of Arabic Full-Time Faculty to begin August 2022.

Job Classification: CFS-Professorial, may be filled by visitor

Required Degree: PhD in a relevant field (e.g., Arabic language teaching, Arabic literature or linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies, or Second Language Acquisition). Required degree must be completed by the start date.

Experience: The successful candidate will have significant formal training in foreign language teaching and learning; a minimum of (ACTFL standard) Superior-level fluency in Arabic and English; and at least three years of experience in teaching various levels of Arabic (including advanced content courses) at the postsecondary level using proficiency-based, communicative methodology.

Duties/Expectations: The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding aptitude and interest in undergraduate teaching of Arabic language from beginning through advanced levels; curriculum development; and an active research and publishing agenda. This candidate must be willing to lead a semester-long intensive Arabic and Near Eastern Studies study abroad program in Amman and Jerusalem in a regular rotation with other members of the Arabic section. In addition, this individual is expected to take an active role in developing the overseas programs along with other members of the Arabic section.

Desired qualifications include previous experience with in-country intensive language program coordination (study abroad); teacher training and materials development; and experience with using an integrated curriculum that reflects the sociolinguistic realities of the Arab world. The expected teaching load for this position is 3-2-1, including language classes at all levels and courses in the individual’s area of specialization.

Information required at the time of application – Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process, they may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically

Document(s) required at the time of application – Please attach your updated Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to the faculty application.

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Equal Opportunity Employer: m/f/Vets/Disability

Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer. All faculty are required to abide by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Please apply through the following link: https://hrms.byu.edu/psc/ps/PUBLIC/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Employee&SiteId=70


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