Salem State University

  • Faculty, World Languages & Cultures (French/Arabic), Full-Time, Temporary, Fall 2018

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/14/2018 5:41 PM)
    State Title
    Full-time Temporary Faculty
    Job Category
    Department : Name
    World Cultures & Foreign Languages
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    Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
  • General Statement of Duties

    The department of world languages and cultures at Salem State University is seeking applicants for a full-time, temporary faculty position in Arabic/French Fall 2018-May 2019 with an option to renew for an additional year. Teaching assignments will include (2) Arabic and (2) French classes or a cultural/translation class in English.


    Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching French and Arabic, or a cultural/translation course in English, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


    Required Qualifications:

    • PhD in a related field
    • Native or near-native ability in Arabic and advanced proficiency in French
    • Experience teaching all levels of Modern Standard Arabic language and beginning and intermediate levels of French
    • Experience creating upper-division courses in Arabic cultures and literatures

     Preferred Qualifications:

    • Near-native or native proficiency in both Arabic and French
    • Experience in study abroad and/or program development and/or student recruitment
    • Previous university teaching experience
    • Experience in instructional technologies
    • Ability to teach translation
    • Experience in and commitment to teaching and mentoring in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts.


    Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.  


    EEO Statement:
    Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


    Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.


    Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.


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