Lecturer in Arabic

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Lecturer in Arabic
Posting Number F00097JP
Department Religion
Position Summary

Bowdoin College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer in Arabic language beginning the 2018-19 academic year. One year initial appointment with possibility of renewal for term(s) of three and five years thereafter, based upon continued positive performance review. Responsibilities will include teaching two language courses each semester, curriculum development, and active promotion of the Arabic program. Ability to work closely and constructively with other members of the developing Initiative in Middle East and North African Studies is key.

Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English required. Ph.D in Arabic language, literature, or linguistics preferred; ABD candidates considered. Experience in Arabic language instruction required.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please submit a c.v., a letter of application describing your interest and background in Arabic language teaching as well as your research, and the names and contact information for three references who will provide letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Founded on the Maine coast in 1794, Bowdoin is one of the oldest and most selective coeducational, residential liberal arts colleges in the country. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a 30-minute drive north of Portland, the College is in an area rich with natural beauty and year-round outdoor activities. Bowdoin’s reputation rests on the excellence of its faculty and students, its intimate size, its strong sense of community, and its commitment to diversity (31.5% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first-generation college students). Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. For further information about the College please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.

Posting Date 12/07/2017
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of three references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.

Once you have provided the required reference information and submitted your application, the reference providers will receive an email which is generated automatically from the application system. The email will provide them a link within which to upload a confidential reference letter on your behalf.

You will not be able to view the reference letters but will be able to see how many have been submitted on your behalf.

Employment Category Full Time Academic Year
Job Start Date 07/01/2018
Job End Date
Job Type Faculty
Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative

Applicant Documents

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  2. Cover Letter
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