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We are currently accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies. 

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Arabic Studies. The successful candidate will be able to teach Arabic at all levels, have native or near native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic, and competency in at least one dialect.  Specializations in fields such as Arabic literature in the context of world literature, postcolonial studies, translation studies, and/or transnational feminism would be desirable. Additional requirements include demonstrated interest in promoting effective language teaching; a record of commitment to scholarly research; and experience teaching at the college level. A Ph.D. in Arabic or related field completed by August 15, 2019 is required.

All applicants must fill out an application through the online employment system “USC Jobs” at http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/41459. Candidates should be prepared to upload a CV, a cover letter, writing sample, name and contact information, including telephone number and email, for at least three references. Three letters of recommendation are required to be submitted directly to the uscjobs system by the reference letter providers. For full consideration, complete applications must be received no later than October 15, 2018.

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

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