The Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MENA) program at Bowdoin College seeks to hire an Arabic content specialist to serve as a key leader in the development of an online library of digital resources for students studying Arabic at different levels. Working collaboratively with MENA faculty, the Content Specialist will be responsible for selecting, translating and vowelling, when appropriate, Arabic literary and historical texts.
Ph.D. in Arabic or a related discipline preferred, but candidates at the ABD stage will be considered. Native or near-native competency in Arabic required. A willingness to work with Bowdoin’s Academic Technology department and the ability to type in Arabic are essential, web-design skills are not required. Familiarity with online language learning tools also preferred but not required. Full-time position; regular hours are typically between 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday thru Friday. This is a grant-funded position that begins at the time of hire and lasts through February 28, 2021.
Internal Number: S00676JP
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