University of Virginia Lecturer in Charlottesville, Virginia

Posting Summary:

The Arabic language program in the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Virginia invites applications for an Arabic Instructor to begin in the fall 2017 (August 22nd). This is a one-semester-only position. Spring renewal is contingent on sufficient enrollment and the instructor's satisfactory performance. The teaching load is only one course per semester. Compensation will take the form of wages

Required Qualifications:

Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic with strong competence in FusHa (Modern Standard Arabic) and fluency in English. MA degree is required in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching or a relevant field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include previous teacher training and materials development; an ability and interest in teaching advanced level courses in Arabic; and experience with teaching FusHa Arabic at the postsecondary level using a proficiency-based, communicative methodology.

To apply, submit a candidate profile on-line through https://jobs.virginia.edu, and electronically attach a CV, cover letter, a statement of teaching pedagogy, a representative sample of course evaluations as evidence of teaching effectiveness (attach as Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Search posting number 0621491.

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to: Jean Blackwell 434-982-2665 jb8yf@virginia.edu

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

University Leadership Characteristics:

For Thomas Jefferson, learning was an integral part of life. The "academical village" was created around the assumption that learning is a lifelong and shared process, and that interaction between scholars and students enlivens the pursuit of knowledge.

University Human Resources strives to identify applicants who will contribute as high potential employees, leaders and managers. We employ individuals who foster and promote the University mission and purpose. Successful candidates exemplify uncommon integrity; they are honest, trusted, team-oriented and live the core values of the University. These candidates display great judgment, by practicing evidence-based decision-making. They are strategically focused by contributing to and achieving department goals and vision. They set high performance standards and hold themselves accountable by aggressively executing these standards. These employees also develop a deep passion for the University and the impact it has on students, faculty, alumni and community. Successful candidates identify their personal career goals and development opportunities, and as supervisors, help their staff do the same. They contribute to team success by leading talent, through their individual efforts and by leading and developing their teams.

Required Applicant Documents:

CV / Resume Cover Letter Contact information for 3 References - name, email, phone Statement of Teaching Philosophy (Faculty Only) Writing Sample1

EO/AA Statement:

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Rank: Lecturer

Department: Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

Academic Year for Position? (e.g. 2015): 2018

FLSA Exemption Status: Exempt

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Posting Date: 08-11-2017

Location: Charlottesville

Is this position eligible for an Alternate Work Schedule?: No

Employment Posting Category: Faculty

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82519

Appointment Type: Teaching and Research

Preferred EducationWhat level of education is preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Number of Months/Year: 9

Drug Testing Required?(Typically positions involved in patient contact, mass transportation or law enforcement are included): No

Position Type: Faculty Wage

Posting for UVA Employees Only: No

Type of Application:(required to apply for this posting): Candidate Profile

Required ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Posting Number: 0621491

Tenure Status: Tenure Ineligible, w/o Expectation of Continued Employment

Organization (Position Organization): 31857 AS-MidEast & SAsia Lang & Cult

Preferred ExperienceWhat is the minimum level of relevant experience preferred to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Working Title: Lecturer

Is this position eligible for Telecommuting?: No

Required EducationWhat is the minimum level of formal education required to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the position? Choose one.: No Response