Assistant Professor in Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture

Dartmouth College in New Hampshire

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 20, 2012
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture, Dartmouth College

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Arabic Language, Literature, and Culture. Appointment will become effective July 1, 2013, with teaching duties beginning in September 2013. Applicants for this position must have native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and English as well as a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. The teaching load is four courses per year, to be taught over three of the four quarters.
The field of specialization is open and we welcome applications from a range of disciplines related to Arabic studies. Candidates must be able to teach Arabic language at all levels and Arabic literature and culture courses in English, as well as to contribute to the development of the Arabic program at Dartmouth. The appointee will also be expected to direct Dartmouths Arabic Foreign Study Program, currently in Tangier, for one quarter every two or three years.

To be considered for this position, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing sample (25-50 pages) to Mr. Gerard Bohlen at Gerard.Bohlen@Dartmouth.EDU. Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately. All material may instead be sent by mail to: Arabic Search, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern
Languages and Literatures, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755.

The review of applications will begin October 22, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Middle East Studies Association annual conference, November 17-20, 2012, in Denver, Colorado.
For additional information, please contact Mr. Gerard Bohlen at:

Dartmouth College combines a commitment to innovative scholarship with dedication to excellent teaching. One of the most diverse institutions of higher education in New England, Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, has a strong commitment to diversity, and in that spirit encourages applications from women and minorities.