Positions in Arabic Linguistics, Literature, and Language Teaching in academia and beyond, 2017/18 job application season.
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TENURE-TRACK FALL 2018
American University of Beirut (AUB) -- Open Rank Position,Modern Arabic Literature and Literary Theory. Deadline: 31 Oct. 2017
American University of Beirut (AUB) -- Open Rank Position, Pre-modern Arabic Literature and/or Nahḍa. Deadline: 31 Oct. 2017
- Rejection email (12/8)
- Job ID 68168 (the link above takes you to HR, not to the job ad directly).
Cornell University (NY) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Middle East Media and Media Theory (incl. Arabic). Deadline: 1 Nov.
- any movement on this one? (12/5)
- rejection e-mail (12/19)
Duke University (NC) - - Adv. Asst. or Assoc. Professor - Arabic Culture. Deadline: 15 Oct.
- Also posted at Comparative 2018 and Religious Studies 2017-2018
- Has anyone heard from Duke ? Did they interview at the Middle East Convention in DC ?
- I've applied, but haven't heard anything. (12/1) (x2)
- rejection e-mail (12/29) (x5)
National Cheng-Chi University (Taipei, Taiwan) - Full-time Faculty Position in Arabic Linguistics, Arabic Culture or Relevant Fields. Deadline: 15 Nov.
- Has anyone heard back from Emory (11/28)?
- I've applied, but haven't heard back. (12/1) (x2)
- Skype Invitation (11/21)
- Rejection email (12/9) (x2)
- Rejection email (12/12)
Queens College CUNY -- Asst. Professor of Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies. Deadline: 19 Nov. 2017.
- Any news as of 1/29?
- No (1/29)
- Email to schedule a Skype interview (1/31)
Rutgers University-Newark (NJ) - Cluster Hire: Study of Islam, Middle East, Islamic Humanities (incl. Arabic Lit.). Deadline: 1 Dec. 2017
San Diego State University (CA) - Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Arabic. Deadline: 30 Oct
- E-mail through Interfolio to ensure all letters of recommendation uploaded; review of materials has begun (11/7/17)
- Skype interview invitation by e-mail (11/22)
- Skype interviews will continue this week; shortlisting and campus visits toward end of January (11/28)
- Campus Invite (12/12) (x3)
- Offer made and accepted (I don't know who) (3/7)
- How did you come by this info?
University of Colorado Boulder -- Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Culture (Job #10162). Deadline: 1 Nov 2017
- e-mail to set up Skype appointment (12/3) (x3)
- campus invite (12/12 x3)
- offer accepted (May 2018)
University of Michigan (MI) - James A. Bellamy Professorship in Pre-Modern Arabic Culture. Deadline: 15 Oct
-Has anyone heard back from Michigan (11/28)?
University of Michigan-Dearborn (MI) - Associate Professor of Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture. Deadline: 1 Nov
- Consideration will be given to advanced assistant professors with high-level research achievements and qualifications.
University of North Carolina-Wilmington - Assistant Professor of Arabic. Deadline: 13 Nov or until filled.
- The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower-division courses in Arabic, Introduction to International Studies courses and upper-level courses specializing in Middle East, North Africa, Arabic, and/or Islamic Studies. Arabic courses will be taught through distance learning systems of the university, either online or through intercampus-linked classrooms.
- E-mail to set up Skype appointment (11/17/2017)
- Asked for recommendation info (12/15/2017 [x2])
- Invites for campus interview (12/21/2017)
- Offer made & accepted (2/21/2017)
- Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Language and Applied Linguistics with the ability to teach at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish. The candidate should have a degree or concentration in the areas of SLA/Applied Linguistics/Language Pedagogy with a specialization in or record of academic publishing in foreign language proficiency.
- Rejection email (10/30)
Williams College (MA) - Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies, specialization open. Deadline: 20 Sept
- skype interview invitation by e-mail (10/2)
- rejection e-mail (12/14)
- Ditto – position has been filled (not by me!) (x2)
- FYI: https://cfllc.williams.edu/articles/new-faculty-2018-2019/
RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AND POSTDOCS
See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2017-18
NON-TENURE TRACK FALL 2018
- Candidates must have exceptional English language proficiency since translation—rather than conversation—constitutes a key learning outcome at all proficiency levels in Arabic at AIC. Candidates will ideally have a strong basis in primary Islamic religious texts and a proven ability to integrate such materials into their language teaching. Candidates with training in the rules of Quranic recitation (tajwid) are especially encouraged to apply.
American University of Sharja (UAE) - Instructor in the Teaching of the Arab Heritage. Deadline: 19 Nov.
- One-year position, possibility of renewal.
Georgia Institute of Technology - Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics. Deadline: 22 Jan 2018.
- Full-time, 2/2 load, renewable for up to two years. "The candidate will be expected to teach Introduction to Linguistics as well as specialized courses. Preferred areas of expertise include corpus-based, computational, cognitive, or quantitative methodologies. Interest and/or experience in applied approaches to language learning and intercultural communication in one of the languages we offer (Arabic, Chinese, French, or German) is considered an asset."
- Skype interview scheduled (1/26/18)
- Any news as of 2/9?
offer made and accepted
Penn State University - Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor in Arabic. Deadline: 1 Dec. 2017.
University of Bayreuth (Germany) -- Lecturer in Arabic Language. Deadline 20 Nov. 2017.
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill -- Visiting Lecturer in Arabic, Spring 2018 Semester. Deadline: 28 Oct. 2017.