LINGUIST List 21.4310

Thu Oct 28 2010

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

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        1.     Human Resources , Arabic; General Linguistics: Assistant Professor, University of Montana, MT, USA

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 ofAnthropology in the College of Arts and Sciences at The University ofMontana, Missoula, MT, invites applications for a full time, tenure-trackposition at the rank of Assistant Professor in Arabic language andlinguistics, commencing Fall 2011.

Applicants should hold a doctorate degree in Arabic or a related field andhave demonstrated excellence in scholarship, grant writing and teaching atthe undergraduate level. Candidates should have native, or native-likeproficiency in one dialect of Arabic with advanced mastery of ModernStandard Arabic. Strong interpersonal and communication skills in Englishand Arabic are essential. Preferred skills include grant proposal writingand computer skills. Responsibilities include teaching Arabic courses atthe elementary, intermediate and/or advanced level(s), leading the processof revising the Arabic language curriculum, and participating in writinggrant proposals. Other responsibilities include engaging in scholarly andcollege service activities and advising students. As the Arabic programgrows, willingness to teach interdisciplinary courses related to Arabiclinguistics and/or literature is preferred.

Applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a statement ofteaching philosophy, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) an official copy oftranscripts, and (5) a list of names and contact information for threereferences. Please address correspondence with the subject line: "AssistantProfessor in Arabic and Linguistics" to the address below. The deadline forsubmitting all the application materials is Friday, December 3, 2010. Formore 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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