Aarhus University, Denmark Arabic Language (One Year Position)
Aarhus University, Denmark
Arabic Language (One Year Position)
Aarhus University, Denmark, the Arab and Islamic Studies Unit, invites applications for a full-time Arabic language teaching position. Appointment will be made at the level of teaching assistant professor or teaching associate professor depending on qualifications, and will be for one year, from 15 August 2011. At the end of this one year there will probably be an opening for a tenured position, for which the successful holder of the one-year position will have the possibility to apply.
The successful candidate will have at least an MA, preferably in Arab Studies, advanced proficiency in both Modern Standard Arabic and at least one Arabic dialect, and a demonstrated record of excellence in university-level Arabic instruction. He or she will have a standard teaching load of 15 hours per week over two 13-week semesters and will perform related tasks such as student supervision and curriculum development. He or she will join a new and expanding Arab and Islamic Studies Unit within Europe’s largest department of the Study of Religion. Further information on the Unit may be found at www.teo.au.dk/en/aisu <http://www.teo.au.dk/en/aisu> , and questions may be addressed to Elisabeth Moestrup, program manager (email@example.com).
Applications are welcome from all interested parties, regardless of personal background. For the one-year position, no knowledge of Danish is required of applicants who are not Danish citizens. English may be used during teaching.
The letter of application should be accompanied by a full CV, diplomas, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, details of educational / teaching qualifications including a list of courses taught and any available evaluations of teaching, and a list of any publications that are relevant to the position’s teaching duties. Please also give the names and contact details (including email) of two referees.
The application deadline is January 15, 2011, and applications may be made online at teo.au.dk/en/news/vacancies <http://teo.au.dk/en/news/vacancies/> .