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Institution: Virginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures
Posted: 09/07/2012
Type: Full Time
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Posting Number: 0122302
Faculty Rank: To Be Determined
Percent Employment: Full-time
Department: Foreign Languages & Literatures

About Virginia Tech:
Virginia Tech, founded in 1872 as a land-grant institution, is currently ranked as a Top 30 Public University by US News & World Report and a Top 30 Public Research University by the National Science Foundation. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)

Position Summary:
The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in Arabic to begin August 2013. Teaching load 2-2.

Required Qualifications:
PhD required in Arabic language, literature, culture, linguistics, second-language pedagogy, or a related field completed by August 10, 2013. As a Research I institution, Virginia Tech strongly values scholarly productivity as well as excellence in teaching. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in literature or linguistics as well as culture and language from elementary to advanced. Willingness to develop a program in Arabic, to organize co-curricular activities, and to promote study abroad. Native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, a dialect of Arabic, and English. Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the US at the time of appointment.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a criminal background check

How to Apply for this Job:
Candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu (Posting #0110939) and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample (upload under "other" category) of no more than 25 pages. In addition, graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation must be mailed to: Dr. Nyusya Milman-Miller, Chair, Arabic Search Committee, Dept. of Foreign Langs & Lits, 331 Major Williams Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0225. Review of applications will begin on 10/31/12.

Virginia Tech is an EEO/AA Employer.

Employee Category:
Instructional/Research Faculty

Appointment Type:
Regular

FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Academic Year or Calendar Year?
Standard Academic Year

Work Location:
Blacksburg

Work Schedule:
Standard academic year

Job Posting Date:
09/07/2012

Review Begin Date:
10/31/2012

Restricted to university employees only?
No

Diversity Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

Applicant Documents:

Required:

  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.