Non-Core Faculty Position in Arabic Language and Linguistics Assistant Professor

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Non-Core Faculty Position in Arabic Language and Linguistics Assistant Professor
Georgetown University: Main Campus: Walsh School of Foreign Service: Georgetown University in Qatar

Location: Qatar
Open Date: Aug 6, 2021
Deadline: Oct 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) aims to recruit a teaching-oriented faculty member in Arabic Language and Linguistics. This is a full-time, three-year position that is eligible for renewal. The teaching load is nine credits per semester. We are particularly interested in hearing from colleagues with previous experience teaching Arabic to heritage as well as foreign language learners.

Responsibilities include teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced undergraduate courses in Arabic, along with assigned responsibilities as needed for the Arabic program, which includes an undergraduate minor. Requirements include native or near-native fluency in English and Arabic, a Ph.D. degree in a related field, and relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

Qatar offers a diverse, safe and family-friendly environment. Compensation is very competitive and includes an annual 2/9 summer research stipend for active scholars. The expatriate benefits package includes: fully-furnished housing, transportation allowance, annual home leave allowance, health insurance (worldwide coverage), and private school tuition support for accompanying children, etc. GU-Q provides generous research support and support for conference travel. Faculty at Georgetown University in Qatar are eligible to apply for Qatar National Priorities Research Program grants from the Qatar National Research Fund. QNRF also offers competitive research grants for early-career scholars.

For more information on GU-Q, see For a glimpse of what it is like to teach and live in Qatar, see:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, which should include the applicant's teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, student evaluations, and three scholarly reference letters via Interfolio. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration. Interviews will be conducted virtually. Queries about the position should be directed to the committee chair, Amira El-Zein, at


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Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at (202) 687-4798.

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