Lecturer in Arabic Language

New York University Shanghai

New York University: NYU - Shanghai: Shanghai


China, Shanghai

Start date

Aug 31, 2021


NYU Shanghai invites applications for a full-time Language Lecturer position to teach Arabic to a diverse group of students from around the world. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching diverse varieties of Arabic and/or incorporating varieties of Arabic into the classroom. 

NYU Shanghai is looking for dynamic individuals who are eager to contribute to its growing language programs through innovative teaching, student-centered initiatives, faculty development, and participation in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three years effective September 1, 2022, subject to a review at the end of the first year; contracts are renewable. 

Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.  


Applicants should have near-native fluency in the language(s) of instruction, a Master’s degree in a related field, and at least two years of post-degree teaching experience in a college or university setting. Candidates must be able to teach at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels of a rigorous and demanding undergraduate language program, and should have experience teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. According to Chinese visa regulations, qualified applicants must hold a valid passport from a country where Arabic is an official language.

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2021. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and a document listing the names of three references.
Please visit our website at   http://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment shanghai.faculty.recruitment@nyu.edu.