Summary: Lecturer in Modern Standard Arabic Position
The Arabic language program in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and
Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for two full-time Lecturer positions in Modern
Standard Arabic, to begin August 25, 2012. Each position is a three-year position, eligible for renewal
contingent upon highly satisfactory performance. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic, M.A. in Arabic language or a related field, strong
competence in Arabic grammar and fusha, knowledge of one or more Arabic dialects, and fluency in
Ph.D. in Arabic language or a related field; demonstrated skill in second-language teaching; ability to
teach Arabic language classes at elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels; and ability to teach
other courses that contribute to the Arabic program.
To apply, submit a candidate profile on-line through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and
electronically attach a CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a representative sample of
course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach as Writing Sample 1), and sample of
prior course syllabi (attach as Writing Sample 2). Search for 0608790.
In addition, please arrange for three (3) confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted on your
Arabic Lecturer Search Committee, MESALC