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Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer, Arabic (Pool)
Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California
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Date Posted 09/21/2015
Faculty-Liberal Arts-Foreign Languages & Literatures
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Posting Details


Position Information


Position Title Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer, Arabic (Pool)
Department, Program, Center Modern Languages and Literatures
Specialty or Subdiscipline Arabic
Requisition Number FAC000220
College or School College of Arts and Sciences

Position Summary Information



The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Santa Clara University, a Jesuit, Catholic institution, seeks applicants to teach an Elementary Arabic course(s) during our academic year.

Salary $6,300 per course
Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. (preferred) or M.A. in Applied Linguistics, Arabic Studies, or similar field. Expertise in second language pedagogy in higher education required. (Near) Native proficiency in Modern Standard Arabic and one or more regional varieties. Reading proficiency in Quranic and Classical Arabic is desirable. Evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching and assessment at the university level.

Preferred Qualifications  

Duties include fulfilling all responsibilities associated with teaching assigned courses, including:
1. Teach basic Arabic language course in fall quarter, including conducting all assigned class meetings and individual conferences with students;
2. Develop syllabi, assign and evaluate student work including exams and written assignments
3. Hold weekly office hours on campus.
4. Assign grades and submit to the Office of the Registrar by the designated deadline.
5. Administer numeric and narrative evaluations to each class as assigned by the chair.
6. Fulfill other instructional or academic duties such as attending faculty meetings or department special events, as may be assigned by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences or the Chair of the Department.

Start Date 09/01/2015
Work Authorization

Santa Clara University does not sponsor any visa applications for this position. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of identity and legal authorization to work in the United States.

Posting Detail Information


Open Date 03/27/2015
Close Date  
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

The following materials must be submitted for your application to be considered:
1. Letter of interest, specifying qualifications, teaching experience and teaching philosophy
2. Current curriculum vitae
3. Evidence of teaching excellence, such as teaching evaluations.

Upon Request:
References and graduate transcripts should be made available.

Additional Information

Course start dates vary by quarter:
Fall classes begin in September
Winter classes begin in January
Spring classes begin in March

About Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offering its 8,800 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees.

Distinguished by the highest retention rate and ranked second among all master’s universities in the West by U.S. News and World Report, Santa Clara University is California’s oldest operating institution of higher-education. The University is focused on creating an academic community that educates citizens and leaders who will build a more just, humane, and sustainable world.

EEO Statement

Santa Clara University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from women, persons of color, and members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. 
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