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LINGUIST List 21.4310

Thu Oct 28 2010

Jobs: Arabic; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, U of Montana

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Message 1: Arabic; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Montana, MT, USA
Date: 27-Oct-2010
From: Human Resources <nonegiven.com>
Subject: Arabic; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Montana, MT, USA
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University or Organization: University of Montana
Department: Central and Southwest Asian Studies Center
Job Location: Montana, USA
Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

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

Description:

The Central and Southwest Asian Studies Center under the Department of
Anthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The University of
Montana, Missoula, MT, invites applications for a full time, tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Arabic language and
linguistics, commencing Fall 2011.

Applicants should hold a doctorate degree in Arabic or a related field and
have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, grant writing and teaching at
the undergraduate level. Candidates should have native, or native-like
proficiency in one dialect of Arabic with advanced mastery of Modern
Standard Arabic. Strong interpersonal and communication skills in English
and Arabic are essential. Preferred skills include grant proposal writing
and computer skills. Responsibilities include teaching Arabic courses at
the elementary, intermediate and/or advanced level(s), leading the process
of revising the Arabic language curriculum, and participating in writing
grant proposals. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarly and
college service activities and advising students. As the Arabic program
grows, willingness to teach interdisciplinary courses related to Arabic
linguistics and/or literature is preferred.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a statement of
teaching philosophy, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) an official copy of
transcripts, and (5) a list of names and contact information for three
references. Please address correspondence with the subject line: "Assistant
Professor in Arabic and Linguistics" to the address below. The deadline for
submitting all the application materials is Friday, December 3, 2010. For
more information, please visit the application URL below.

AA/EEO/ADA/Veterans Preference Employer

Application Deadline: 03-Dec-2010
Mailing Address for Applications:
Dr. Ardeshir Kia, Arabic Search Committee Chair
Central and Southwest Asian Studies Center
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
USA
Web Address for Applications: http://www.umt.edu/cap
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: nonegiven.com

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