1.US Citizens, Arabic Funding
* Each year, Industry Arabic will award scholarships of $2,000 to
support tuition and living expenses for 1-2 students pursuing advanced,
immersive Arabic study.
* Scholarship funds may be used for private study or applied to a
program (eg CASA, Middlebury, etc) and may be combined with other
* Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled
in an undergraduate or graduate degree program that incorporates
advanced Arabic language skills (a major / concentration in Arabic
language is not necessary).
* The program aims to support the next generation of superior Arabic linguists regardless of field (linguistics, area studies, literature,
anthropology, political science, etc).
* Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of practical skill as
demonstrated in the sample translation, as well as overall academic merit.
For more details and how to apply, visit:
2. Lecturer in Persian (part-time)
The Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA) at Northwestern University invites applicants for a position of Lecturer in Persian language. This is a part-time, non-benefits-eligible position starting September 1, 2017. Duties include teaching language courses in first- and second-year Persian, altogether six quarter-length courses, over one academic year. This is a non-tenure-line position, with an initial contract of one year, renewable based on performance.
For fullest consideration, application materials must be received by May 19, 2017. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and the position is open until filled.
3. Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic
The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University invites applications for the position of Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic, starting in August 2017, on a three-year contract, pending satisfactory review after the first year. Ph.D. in hand by Summer 2017 is required.
Applicants should be experienced in proficiency based, communicative methods of teaching Modern Standard Arabic and spoken Arabic at all levels, and are expected to have a solid grounding in classical Arabic language and culture.
Preferred areas of specialization: Modern or Classical Arabic and Islamic humanities, including linguistics, literature, and cultural studies. Experience in proficiency testing is a plus. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of references to: Arabic Search, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Poulton Hall 201, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057-1046, or via email to Ms. Meriem Tikue firstname.lastname@example.org. The department will start reviewing the applications on May 25th, and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled.
Georgetown University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are especially invited to apply.Posted in: Academic items
- May 13, 2017
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