Department of Foreign Langauges and Literatures

Assistant Professor - Arabic

Vacancy: #14F023
Position # 0353

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Arabic beginning August 2014.

The teaching load is 3/3, half of which will be taught through distance learning systems of the university, either online or through intercampus-linked classrooms. The successful candidate will be expected to teach basic language courses and eventually upper-level courses in Arabic Studies. Preference will be given to applicants with successful college-level teaching experience and a strong interest in curriculum development. An active research agenda is essential, and contributions to university service will be expected. The position requires native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and English. A Ph.D. in Arabic or equivalent foreign degree must be in hand by August 2014.

To apply, complete the online application at A letter of application addressed to Derrick Miller, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, and a curriculum vitae should be attached to the online application – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Three letters of recommendation and graduate level transcripts must be sent directly to Derrick Miller, Chair of the Arabic Search Committee, University of North Carolina Wilmington, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 601 S. College Rd. Wilmington, NC 28403-5954. Please do not send documents or information beyond those requested above. Questions concerning the position should be directed to Derrick Miller at All application materials should be submitted through the application system and mailed items postmarked by November 23, 2013 for priority consideration, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

We will conduct preliminary interviews via videoconferencing in early December.

UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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