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LINGUIST List 20.3747

Tue Nov 03 2009

Jobs: General Linguistics; Arabic: Assistant Professor, George Mason U

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        1.    Neil Paz-Cruzat, General Linguistics; Arabic: Assistant Professor, George Mason University, USA

Message 1: General Linguistics; Arabic: Assistant Professor, George Mason University, USA
Date: 02-Nov-2009
From: Neil Paz-Cruzat <npazcruzgmu.edu>
Subject: General Linguistics; Arabic: Assistant Professor, George Mason University, USA
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University or Organization: George Mason University
Department: Modern and Classical Languages
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://mcl.gmu.edu/
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

Required Language(s): Arabic, Standard (arb)

Description:

The George Mason University, Department of Modern and Classical Languages
(Fairfax, VA) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor
of Arabic beginning August, 2010.

Ph.D. in Arabic linguistics, cultural studies, literary studies or a
related discipline is required at the time of appointment. Candidates
should provide evidence of commitment to excellent scholarship and
teaching. Other requirements for this position include university-level
teaching experience in the U.S.; native or near-native oral and written
proficiency in Modern standard Arabic, classical Arabic, at least one
dialect of Arabic, and English; knowledge of the history, culture and
geography of the Arab world; familiarity with Arabic and English computer
software programs and keyboarding; and the ability to use technology in the
classroom. Willingness to participate in study abroad programs is a plus.

The successful candidate will teach a total of four courses per year (two
per semester) in Arabic language, literature, culture, or any combination
of these areas. Additional responsibilities include contributing to the
development of Mason's fast-growing Arabic program, which involves
administrative and curricular tasks and student advising. We are interested
in candidates who have the capacity to teach in department-based and
college-wide interdisciplinary programs as well; such as, but not limited
to, George Mason's programs in Middle East studies and Islamic studies.

An application dossier must be submitted online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for
position number F9088z. It should include: a cover letter stating the
candidate's research agenda, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy, a summary of student evaluations of teaching (if available),
scholarly writing samples, and the names and contact information of three
individuals who can later be contacted for letters of recommendation.
Review of the applications will begin November 30, 2009, and will continue
until the position is filled. AA/EOE

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://jobs.gmu.edu
Contact Information:
Neil Paz-Cruzat
Email: npazcruzgmu.edu

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