Faculty Openings

Adjunct Associate/Lecturer in Persian (Part Time)

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University invites applications for adjunct faculty to teach three Persian language courses during the academic year. Appointment is from September 1, 2017 and ends on May 31, 2018. We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes. This is a part-time position.

Preference will be given to applicants who have a Ph.D., but those with a Master's degree and at least 1 year of language teaching experience are also encouraged to apply. Native or near-native fluency in Persian and English, foreign language instruction experience on a collegiate level, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

For more information and to apply, please go to: academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64488

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Associate/Lecturer in Arabic

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University announces an opening in Arabic language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline or Associate in Discipline beginning in July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. We welcome applications from professional language teachers who are committed to teaching languages for academic purposes. Responsibilities will include teaching 2 courses per semester, as well as performing other duties associated with the language program.

A Master's degree is required; Ph.D is preferred. Successful candidates must have native or near native fluency in Arabic and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach. Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

Applications must be made online. Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, curriculum vitae, list of references, teaching evaluations and teaching materials to support the application.

To apply, please go to academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=64519

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.