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Associate Professor of Arabic

Position Deleted on 11/02/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Binghamton, NY
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Foreign Languages & Literatures
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Job Description:
Beginning Fall 2013, tenured Associate Professor of Arabic, specialization in Arabic literature and/or Arab culture, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

All candidates must have their PhD or equivalent, along with native or near native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and one or more dialects. Candidates are asked to produce a record of substantial publication commensurate with a tenured appointment at a major research university, as well as an innovative program of future research. The specific area of specialization within the stated parameters is open; those in a position to complement existing strengths in Egyptian language and literature will be given preference. The ability to leverage research interests in the creation of literature-in-translation courses with broad appeal is a definite plus. The successful candidate should be familiar with up-to-date approaches in Arabic pedagogy, and can expect to direct the vibrant and growing undergraduate program in Arabic Studies at Binghamton University. He or she will also be encouraged to partner with other campus scholars whose teaching and research fit within the purview of MENA, Binghamton University's interdisciplinary program in Middle East and North African studies. Salary commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications.

Additional Information:
It is the policy of the Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Application Instructions:
Submit ELECTRONICALLY (standard formats) via Interview Exchange ( the following:

1) A cover letter,
2) An up-to-date curriculum vitae,
3) A list of three (3) references,
4) A research statement addressing past accomplishments and future directions.

Please address all requests for information to: Andrew Scholtz, Search Committee Chair, c/o Margaret Dwyer (, Secretary, Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Binghamton University, State University of New York.

We shall begin reviewing materials on 15 December 2012. Expect electronic acknowledgement of receipt.
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