LINGUIST List 24.5349

Fri Dec 20 2013

Jobs: Standard Arabic; Applied Ling; Lang Acq: Lecturer, Leiden University

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <>

Date: 19-Dec-2013
From: Maghiel van Crevel <>
Subject: Standard Arabic; Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition: Lecturer, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
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University or Organization: Leiden University Job Location: Leiden, Netherlands Job Title: Lecturer in Arabic

Job Rank: Lecturer

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

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


Leiden University invites applications for a fulltime position as Lecturer in Arabic. Appointment will be fixed-term from August 2014 through July 2016, with the possibility of extensions of up to four years, and of tenure thereafter. Requirements include an MA degree in teaching Arabic as a foreign language (TAFL) or equivalent, e.g. Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy with specialization in Arabic; and native proficiency in one or more dialects of spoken Arabic and fluency in Modern Standard Arabic. Proficiency in Classical Arabic and the ability to teach content courses in Middle-Eastern Studies (culture, history, linguistics, modern society, etc) may be an advantage.

Leiden University aims to employ more women in areas where they are underrepresented. Women are therefore especially invited to apply. Review of applications from 3 February 2014. The full Call for Applications is found at the application URL below.

Application Deadline: 03-Feb-2014 Email Address for Applications: Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Maghiel van Crevel Email:

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