North Georgia College & State University Early World Literature with a Concentration in Arabic Literature
North Georgia College & State University
Early World Literature with a Concentration in Arabic Literature (Assistant Professor)
Job Description: As part of a major initiative in the diversity and internationalization of the North Georgia College & State University campus, the Department of English (http://www.northgeorgia.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Early World Literature with a Concentration in Arabic Literature. Hiring for this position is pending funding. Anticipated start date is August, 2011.
Job Duties: Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching survey courses in early World literature and upper-level courses in areas of specialization. Additionally, the person hired will be required to teach sections of World Literature I surveys in Arabic for Arabic Studies students. Therefore, fluency or a high level of proficiency in Arabic is a requirement for this position. Teaching Arabic for language acquisition will NOT be a requirement for this position. Everyone in the English Department is also expected to teach freshman composition each semester. Other responsibilities include teaching 12 hours per semester, engaging in departmental, community, and university service, research and publication.
Qualifications: Terminal degree in English or Comparative Literature in hand by August, 2011.
An Advanced degree in Arabic considered a plus, but is not a requirement. Native Arabic speakers with PhD in English or Comparative Literature are also encouraged to apply.
To apply for this position: Applicants may apply by http://hr.northgeorgia.edu/jobdesc.aspx?job=00385. Please upload as attachments a letter of application and curriculum vita that includes names of your references along with contact information for those references. Short-listed candidates will be required to submit a writing sample in Arabic to demonstrate proficiency. North Georgia College & State University is an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2011 and continue until the position has been filled.