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LINGUIST List 24.4392

Tue Nov 05 2013

Jobs: Standard Arabic; General Ling: Asst Prof, University of Oklahoma

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 04-Nov-2013
From: Michael Winston <mewinstonou.edu>
Subject: Standard Arabic; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA
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University or Organization: University of Oklahoma
Department: Modern Languages, Literatures, & Linguistics
Job Location: Oklahoma, USA
Web Address: https://modlang.ou.edu
Job Title: Assistant Professor

Job Rank: Assistant Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics

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


The University of Oklahoma announces a tenure-track position in Arabic at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August 2014 as part of its Language Flagship program. The Language Flagship is a national initiative that aims at preparing global professionals and provides extensive resources for the teaching of Arabic language and culture, thus attracting some of the brightest students on campus.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field in hand at the time of appointment, native or near-native proficiency in Arabic (MSA and at least one dialect), and a demonstrable commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in modern literature or cultural studies. The teaching load is four courses per year and includes courses in Arabic language, literature, and culture at the undergraduate level. Salary is competitive. The University of Oklahoma, a Carnegie Very High Research institution, is home to World Literature Today and the South Central Modern Language Association. The position is a joint appointment in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics and the Department of International and Area Studies. Applicants should send a letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, complete sets of teaching evaluations, and writing samples or publications to Professor Michael Winston at the application address below.

Review of applications will begin December 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity institution.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)
Mailing Address for Applications:
Professor Michael Winston
Chair of the Arabic Search Committee Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
University of Oklahoma
780 Van Vleet Oval, Rm. 206
Norman, OK 73019
Email Address for Applications: mewinstonou.edu
Contact Information:
Associate Professor Michael Winston
Email: mewinstonou.edu
Phone: 405-325-6181
Fax: 405-325-0103
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