Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature at the University of Utah

The Middle East Center and the Department of Languages and Literature at the University of Utah invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Arabic Literature. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in classical and/or modern Arabic literature by the time of appointment, fluency in both Arabic and English, a record of excellence in teaching, and a strong commitment to scholarship and publication. He/she should be prepared to teach courses on Arabic literature on a regular basis at all levels, including graduate courses conducted in Arabic, and also teach in the departmental comparative literary and cultural studies program. The teaching load is four courses per year. The University of Utah is a Research-1 institution and provides excellent resources and research opportunities for faculty. Interviews will be conducted at the MESA Conference in November. Send letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Victor Garcia, Executive Secretary, Dept. of Languages and Literature, 255 So. Central Campus Dr. Room 1400, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112–0490 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Utah is fully committed to affirmative action and to its policies of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity in all programs, activities, and employment. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a person with a disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and status as a protected veteran. The University seeks to provide equal access for people with disabilities. Reasonable prior notice is needed to arrange accommodations. Evidence of practices not consistent with these policies should be reported to: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD).