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Fri Oct 28 2011

Jobs: Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Northern Arizona U

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        1.     Joseph Collentine , Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Northern Arizona University, USA


Message 1: Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Northern Arizona University, USA
Date: 27-Oct-2011
From: Joseph Collentine <Modern.Languagesnau.edu>
Subject: Arabic; Applied Linguistics: Lecturer, Northern Arizona University, USA
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University or Organization: Northern Arizona University
Department: Modern Languages
Job Location: Arizona, USA
Web Address: http://hr.nau.edu/node/2796&job_req=558925
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics

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

Description:

Position: Modern Languages, Lecturer of Arabic
Vacancy Number: 558925
Department: Modern Language
Status: Full-Time, Regular
Location: Flagstaff

Special Information:
This full-time, benefit eligible, non-tenure eligible position is renewable on a
year-to-year basis contingent upon performance, departmental needs and
university funding. This position will begin on August 20, 2012.

Application Procedure:
Application materials should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
three recent letters of recommendation, and a teaching portfolio (teaching
philosophy, syllabi, teaching evaluations). Finalists for this position will be
required to provide original transcripts of graduate coursework. Send all
application materials electronically as Word or PDF e-mail attachments to the
application email address below. Letters of recommendtion should also be
sent electronically. If recommenders are unable to send electronically, they
may mail to: Professor Joseph Collentine at the application address below.

Job Description:
- Teach lower-division Arabic language courses, with the possibility of some
upper division courses
- Advise language students on completing language requirements, minors,
and study abroad
- Promote and participate in the academic and cultural activities of the
department, college and university

Minimum Qualifications:
- Master's degree in Arabic pedagogy, literature, linguistics or related field
(e.g., TESOL, Applied Linguistics)
- Experience teaching Arabic language courses at the post-secondary level
- Advanced proficiency in both Arabic and English (written and spoken)

Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated use of teaching methods and strategies fostering oral and
written proficiency
- Experience advising language students
- Experience in and commitment to working with diverse faculty, students,
and staff
- Proficiency and knowledge of a third foreign language adequate to teach
lower-division courses at the post-secondary level

General Information:
Northern Arizona University is a 25,000-student institution with its main
campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 65,000 at the base of
the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate
education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as
distance learning. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working
and learning environment.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a
criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a
degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be
required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is
required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers
with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

Salary: $36,000 - $40,000, depending on experience.

This position will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will
begin on November 25, 2011.

FLSA Exempt.

Application Deadline: 25-Nov-2011 (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Joseph Collentine, Chair
Department of Modern Languages
Northern Arizona University
P.O. Box 6004
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-6004
USA
Email Address for Applications: Modern.Languagesnau.edu
Contact Information:
Joseph Collentine
Email: Modern.Languagesnau.edu


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