Faculty Openings

Lecturer in Persian Language

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Persian language instruction to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2015. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to teaching languages for academic purposes as well as developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Preference will be given to those with a solid grounding in Persian humanities. Responsibilities will include teaching 6 courses per year and performing other duties for the Persian language program such as curriculum development and language placement.

A Ph.D. in Persian is preferred, but those with a Master's degree and considerable language teaching experience are encouraged to apply. Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

Native or near-native fluency in Persian and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, and sample teaching materials.

For more information and to apply, please go to our online site.

The review of applications will begin February 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Hebrew Language Lecturer

The Department of Middle Eastern South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University announces an opening in Hebrew language to be filled at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline, beginning July 1, 2015. We are seeking a professional language teacher who is committed to teaching languages for academic purposes. This is a full-time appointment with multi-year renewals contingent on successful reviews.

A Ph.D. in Hebrew is preferred, but those with a Master's degree andconsiderable language teaching experience are encouraged to apply.Salary and rank commensurate with experience.

We are seeking a professional language teacher with a serious commitment to developing pedagogical materials and incorporating technological innovations into the curriculum. Responsibilities will include teaching 6 courses per year and performing other duties for the Hebrew language program such as curriculum development and language placement.

Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and English, foreign language instruction experience, and an oral proficiency based approach are required.

All applications must be submitted online and must include a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and methodology, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and sample teaching materials.

For more information and to apply, please visit our online site

The review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.