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Assistant Professor of Arabic

Position Deleted on 10/17/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Easton, MA
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures
Application Due:
Full Time
included on Affirmative Action email
Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill College is a private Catholic college located 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student- to- faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages 2500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.

The Foreign Language Department invites applications for a three-year term renewable Assistant Professor position in Arabic to begin August 2013. The primary task of this position is to develop a three-year course sequence in Arabic; during the process of development, the successful candidate will also teach courses in Spanish and, depending on the need, in Middle Eastern Studies. The annual teaching load is 3 courses per semester (6 per year) and candidates should give evidence of commitment to and success in undergraduate teaching, as well as evidence of scholarly activity. The successful candidate will have PhD in hand by May 15, 2013. Salary will be competitive and the position includes faculty development funds for the support of research and professional travel.

Deadline for submitting applications is October 15, 2012. Application documents will include: letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample teaching evaluations, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching ability.

Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention

To apply for the position, submit required documentation via the URL link:

Note: Documents that are requested but are not available at the time of submission (i.e. letters of recommendation) should be routed to Ms. Wendy Hanawalt titled "Arabic Search" in the subject line via email to

Please email inquiries regarding this position to Professor John Golden, Chair of Foreign Languages at

Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
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