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Lecturer in Arabic (part-time)

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Position Title Lecturer in Arabic (part-time)

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Department Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication

Position Details

Position Description

Part-Time Lecturer Position at Rice University’s Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication located in Houston, TX.

This is a one-year, emergency appointment (part-time) to begin 1 July 2017.

Requirements: M.A., native or near-native ability in Arabic, training in second language pedagogy, experience teaching at the U.S. university level, and demonstrated ability to develop innovative second language curricula. Experience with Study Abroad program development and implementation, competence to teach another language, and Ph.D. degree would be beneficial.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the implementation of an innovative, research-based curriculum; the development of a coherently articulated program of instruction across levels of competency; the design, preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the syllabus and daily lessons; assisting with the development and administration of assessment instruments; and active and collaborative participation in professional development programs.

Rice offers good institutional support for professional development and state-of-the-art technological facilities are available.

Please submit (1) a letter of application, clearly addressing the above position requirements, (2) a 2- to 3-page CV, (3) transcript, (4) two of the latest teaching evaluations from students, (5) a detailed, annotated lesson plan showcasing your ability to develop innovative pedagogical practices, and (6) information for three references who will be contacted upon submission to upload letters of recommendation.

Applications without all six items above will not be considered for review. Applicants are encouraged to review the information on the CLIC website to prepare a substantive sample lesson plan that will showcase the competence of the applicant to carry out the vision and mission statement of the CLIC.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Education Required Master's Degree
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Education Preferred

Ph.D.

Other Required Qualifications

M.A., native or near-native ability in Arabic, training in second language pedagogy, experience teaching at the U.S. university level, and demonstrated ability to develop innovative second language curricula.

Other Qualifications Preferred

Experience with Study Abroad program development/implementation and competence to teach another language.

Physical Demands

Requisition Details

Requisition Details

Requisition Number F17033
Open Date 03/01/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date
Desired Start Date 07/01/2017
Position Status Temporary Part-Time
Benefits Eligible No
Special Instructions
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/9820

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
  4. Teaching Evaluations
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents

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