LINGUIST List 15.513

Sat Feb 7 2004

Jobs: Arabic: Asst or Assoc Prof, U/Maryland

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  1. mlong5, Arabic: Asst or Assoc Prof, U/Maryland-College Park

Message 1: Arabic: Asst or Assoc Prof, U/Maryland-College Park

Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2004 13:21:54 -0500 (EST)
From: mlong5 <>
Subject: Arabic: Asst or Assoc Prof, U/Maryland-College Park

University or Organization: University of Maryland, College Park
Department: School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Rank of Job: Assistant or Associate Professor

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics, Arabic language acquisition and
Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (Code = ABV)


Assistant or Associate Professor of Arabic

The School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University
of Maryland, College Park, seeks applicants for the position of
Assistant or Associate Professor of Arabic. This is a nine-month,
tenure-track appointment. Starting date: August 23, 2004. Duties
include administration and development of a rapidly growing Arabic
language program in the School, coordination of courses and
instructors, selection and development of teaching materials, testing,
research and evaluation. The successful applicant should demonstrate
the vision needed to lead development of an Arabic Studies major
within three years. The successful applicant will be expected to teach
in the program, conduct basic and applied research on Arabic language
learning and teaching, and contribute to the School's graduate
programs in second language acquisition.

Minimum requirements: Ph.D. in second language acquisition,
linguistics, applied linguistics, or equivalent; native or native-like
fluency in Arabic and English; publications on the acquisition and
teaching of Arabic; college-level Arabic language teaching experience

Additional desirable qualifications: Experience with writing Arabic
language teaching materials and training teachers of Arabic

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications

Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply. The
University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment

Applications should include a cover letter stating how you believe you
meet the required qualifications, a c.v., and full contact
information, including email addresses, for three academic or
professional referees. Deadline: For best consideration, applications
(hard copy) should be received by 4 p.m., March 1, 2004. Send to:
Professor Michael H. Long, Director, School of Languages, Literatures,
and Cultures, 1105 Jimenez Hall, College Park, Maryland 20742.

Address for Applications:

 Attn: Professor Michael Long
 School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
 1105 Jimenez Hall
 College Park, MD 20742
 United States of America

	Position is open until filled.

Contact Information:
 Michael Long

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