The Department of Modern Languages at the University of Mississippi seeks a visiting assistant professor for its new Arabic Language Flagship program beginning January 2019. The professor will teach all levels of Arabic following the program's curriculum. Any questions should be directed to Dr. Donald Dyer, Search Committee Chair. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled or an adequate applicant pool is established. The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.
A Ph.D. in Arabic or a related field and native or near-native proficiency in Arabic is required. The successful candidate must have substantial experience in teaching Arabic to American university students.
Additional Salary Information: Summer teaching will also be available. The position will be renewable for additional years with successful performance and pending continued funding.
About University of Mississippi
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. With more than 24,000 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community action. UM is also home to Language Flagship programs in both Chinese and Arabic.