Assistant Teaching Professor, Arabic Language

The Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences at Georgetown University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor of Arabic position to begin in Fall 2023.  This is a full-time, non-tenure-line position with a three-year contract.  


Ph.D. in hand by Summer 2023 is preferred; advanced ABDs will also be considered. We seek a dynamic individual committed to innovative methods of teaching Modern Standard Arabic in the context of Arab-Islamic culture. Preferred fields of specialization are the Modern or Classical Islamic humanities, including literature, history, linguistics, and cultural studies. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Modern Standard Arabic and an Arabic dialect; thorough grounding in classical Arabic language (including syntax and morphology) and culture; and experience in proficiency-based, communicative methods of teaching Modern Standard Arabic. Experience in proficiency testing is a plus.


Please submit letter of application, teaching statement, writing sample, curriculum vitae, and names of three references via Interfolio. The search committee encourages candidates to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in their cover letters. If you have questions, please email the department’s administrator, Mr. Ian McCallum


The department will start reviewing the applications on March 20, 2023 and will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. 


Application Instructions

Please submit the following required materials:

-Cover letter

-Teaching Statement
-One writing sample
-Contact information for three recommenders. Recommenders may be contacted for letters at a later stage in the search process.

-Please use the following link to access the job via Interfolio:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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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