LINGUIST List 24.2559

Mon Jun 24 2013

Jobs: Standard Arabic; Lang Acq: Lecturer, Smith College and Five Colleges, Inc.

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 24-Jun-2013
From: Mohamed El-Sawi Hassan <>
Subject: Standard Arabic; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Smith College and Five Colleges, Inc., Massachusetts, USA
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University or Organization: Smith College and Five Colleges, Inc. Department: Arabic Language Initiative and the Program in Middle East Studies Job Location: Massachusetts, USA Web Address:
Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Language Acquisition

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


The Five College Arabic Language Initiative and the Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invite applications for a one-year (with possible renewal) Lecturer position in Arabic Language, which will be based at Smith College beginning Fall 2013. Master’s degree in Arabic Language, Literature, Linguistics, Culture, Arabic Studies, or relevant fields required. Ph.D. preferred. We seek candidates with demonstrated experience and excellence in teaching Arabic language with the proficiency-communicative approach at all levels of proficiency at the college level. The position involves teaching five courses each academic year. Ability to teach advanced content courses preferred. Native or near-native fluency in English, Modern Standard Arabic, and at least one Arabic dialect is necessary.

Submit applications electronically at the application URL below with a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential recommendation letters. Further assessments of teaching will be requested from selected candidates. For information about this position, contact the program director Mohamed El-Sawi Hassan at the contact email address below. Review of applications begins July 5, 2013.

Five Colleges, Incorporated, and its member campuses are equal opportunity employers. Information about the Five Colleges, Incorporated (the consortium of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst) is available at

Application Deadline: 26-Jul-2013 Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Program Director Mohamed El-Sawi Hassan Email:

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