The Less-Commonly-Taught Languages Center of the Department of Linguistics, University of Pittsburgh, seeks applications for one position of a non-tenure-stream Assistant Instructor for all levels of Arabic language instruction. The initial contract will run from September 1, 2017 through August 30, 2018 and is renewable. Qualification Requirements:
- MA in Arabic, language teaching, linguistics, or a related field - At least 3 years of experience in teaching all levels of Arabic in an academic setting - Native or near-native ability in Arabic - Good command of spoken and written English
The position will have responsibility for teaching 27 credits per year. Some additional administrative responsibilities may be assigned. Salary and benefits: - Access to the University's retirement program and full medical benefits - Salary range depends on qualifications and experience
Internal Number: 130425
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