Lecturer in Arabic (2024-2025 Academic Year)

Lecturer in Arabic (2024-2025 Academic Year)

locationSan Antonio, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 7/3/2024
Education / Training
Part Time

Lecturer in Arabic (2024-2025 Academic Year)

UIW Mission

Position Summary
The College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences invites candidates for Lecturer in Arabic. Position will teach first-year Arabic courses and/or any other Arabic courses as needed. In all matters, faculty are expected to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics consistent with the UIW Mission. Official duties and teaching responsibilities of part-time faulty members at the University include teaching and professional activities as assigned.

This is a part-time, non-tenure-track position. This applicant pool will remain online and be used to hire interested part-time faculty as needed during the 2024-2025 academic year.

Essential Functions
Basic Instructional Duties:
  1. Prepare course outlines and teach based on approved departmental syllabi; prepare and deliver consistent, interactive lectures. Leads classroom discussions and other classroom activities.
  2. Prepare and execute timely and meaningful assessments for assigned courses.
  3. Work collaboratively with departmental faculty to ensure standard curriculum outcomes are met.
  4. Be available outside of class to help students learn as well as answer their questions (1 hour per 3-hour class, physically and/or electronically).
  5. Adhere to UIW Faculty Handbook policies and processes including timely record keeping of student activities, fair and equitable evaluation of student performance, and timely feedback to students regarding their performance in the course.
  6. Conduct respectful relationships with faculty, staff, and students both in and outside the classroom.
  7. Maintain contact with the department chair and participate in meetings upon request.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Duties

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Native or near-native fluency in Arabic.
  • Effective instructional delivery.
  • Proficiency in (or ability to learn and effectively use…) use of instructional technology.
  • Ability to actively engage students in the learning process.
  • Ability to conduct respectful relationships with students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Ability to work collegially and productively within the university community.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures;
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.

Required Education
Master of Arts Degree in Arabic or Master’s Degree in a related field with at least 18 post-graduate hours in Arabic.

Required Work Experience
One (1) year of teaching experience in the field with demonstrated instructional competency via student and peer evaluation processes.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Arabic.
  • Two (2) years of successful experience teaching at the undergraduate level, with documentation of student evaluations.

Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations
None specified.

Work Hours
Based on course assignment.

Physical Demands
Typical for faculty in this discipline.

Posting Number: UN866PO
Job Type: Part Time
Job Category: Faculty
Desired Start Date: 08/01/2024
Position End Date (if temporary):
Reports To: Dean, College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Salary: $2800/class (Master's); $3100/class (Doctoral Degree)
Open Date: 07/01/2024
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant

To apply, visit https://jobs.uiw.edu/postings/26008

UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).jeid-fc9de63cd7e5714bb795a6efd05a15a5