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Lecturer in Arabic Language

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 15th, 2019
Last review date: Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Thursday, Oct 31, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Position: Lecturer in Arabic Language
Starting Date: Fall Quarter. Instruction begins September 26, 2019;
Fall Quarter ends December 13, 2019

Salary is approximately $7,047 per course. Appointment is eligible for renewal depending on need, funding and performance.

Qualified applicants will have an M.A. or higher in Arabic, Linguistics, or a related field, and one year of teaching experience at the college level. Priority will be given to candidates with experience and success in teaching Arabic Language at an American university.

Duties will consist in the instruction of 3 courses as follows, alongside meeting with students during regularly held office hours, and developing and implementing pertinent syllabi, homework, quizzes, and exams.

Fall 2019:
Arabic 001 section 001 – Elementary Arabic
Arabic 001 section 002 – Elementary Arabic
Arabic 004 section 001 – Intermediate Arabic

Application Procedure:
Please provide cover letter, CV, teaching statement, statement of contributions to diversity, sample syllabus or syllabi, teaching evaluations and 3 letters of recommendation. Materials should be uploaded using UCR’s on-line application system: Letters of recommendation must be confidential. Please use the APRecruit system to have your recommenders upload them directly.

Applicants who use Interfolio should use the feature that allows letters to be uploaded directly into AP Recruit. Applicants can input an Interfolio-generated email address in place of their letter writer's email address. Interfolio refers to this as “Online Application Deliveries”. The following link at Interfolio shows how to set up the feature:

Review of applications will begin September 15th, and continue until position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and supporting material should be received by September 15, 2019.

Department Contact person:
Prof. Heidi Brevik-Zender:

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Riverside, CA


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.

  • Sample Syllabus/Syllabi

  • Teaching Evaluations

Reference requirements
  • 3-4 letters of reference required