Half-Time Lecturer, Arabic, CLA-3331L

Half-Time Lecturer, Arabic

Department of Foreign Languages

College of Liberal Arts




The College of Liberal Arts seeks one half-time lecturer to teach elementary and intermediate Arabic in Spring 2020.



Candidates should hold a master’s degree in Arabic, or in a closely-related field. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic, and evidence of successful teaching, are required.



Teach 2 sections of introductory and intermediate Arabic courses. Teaching experience at the introductory and intermediate levels of undergraduate instruction in Arabic is expected. 

Department Information:

The Foreign Languages Department (https://www.towson.edu/cla/departments/foreignlanguages/) offers majors in French, French Education, Spanish, and Spanish Education; minors in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish; courses in Arabic, Greek (Ancient), Hebrew (Biblical and Modern), Latin, Portuguese, Russian, and Swahili; and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Professional Spanish.


Towson University

About TU

Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore's largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls over 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics), has over 865 full-time faculty, and offers more than 65 bachelor's, 45 master's, and 5 doctoral programs. Our centrally located campus sits on 330 rolling green acres and is 10 miles north of Baltimore, 45 miles north of Washington D.C., and 95 miles south of Philadelphia.

Application Process

Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and two letters of reference to forl@towson.edu (with the subject line “Lecturer search - Arabic”). Letters should be addressed to:

Margherita Pampinella, Chair

Department of Foreign Languages

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252


A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment. Please note that the search number for which you have applied is CLA-3331L.

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Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.