Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide
non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions.
Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and
available funding. Applications are accepted on a continual basis
(unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two
years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit
materials for continued consideration. The department or program
search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the
submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if
their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty
hiring pool. Appointments may be on a part-time or full-time basis
and vary in duration (a couple weeks, a semester, or an academic
year) depending on the specific needs of the department/program.
Salary is dependent on qualifications, number of courses taught,
and duration. We seek individuals who work professionally and
effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective
interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the
ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the
students and the mission of Montana State University.
Duties and Responsibilities Instructors typically teach 1 to 4
language classes/semester. All positions are pending adequate
enrollment and funding.
Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge &
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a foreign university.
Proficiency level in Arabic appropriate to the position.
Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge &
PhD in Arabic or other relevant discipline. Superior level
proficiency in Arabic. Experience teaching at the college
The Successful Candidate Will Have effective interpersonal
skills including the ability to communicate successfully and
maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff, and
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information The
position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union
affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective
Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Any position that is .5 FTE or more
is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State
University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying
either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30)
days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional
information can be found at AFMSU or by emailing AFSMU .
Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union
and is not required to pay dues. If the FTE changes during
employment, the representational status of this position could be
impacted. Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI
exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive
statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a
general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts
Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this job at any time.
Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual
must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or
without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
The Department Modern Languages & Literatures offers courses in
Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Spanish. Students
may major or minor in Asian Studies, French & Francophone Studies,
German Studies, Hispanic Studies, and Latin American & Latino
Studies. Teaching options in French, German, and Spanish are also
The College The College of Letters and Science (L&S), the
largest center for learning, teaching and research at Montana State
University, offers students an excellent liberal arts and sciences
education in nearly 50 majors, 25 minors and over 25 graduate
degrees within the four areas of the humanities, natural sciences,
mathematics and social sciences. Building on the great strength of
our traditional disciplines, the college provides exciting
opportunities for faculty and students at the cutting edge of
interdisciplinary inquiry. L&S is dedicated to supporting
student success, discovering and disseminating new knowledge, and
providing an atmosphere in which discovery and learning are
integrated and valued. L&S is at the confluence of intellectual
tradition, discovery, and innovation.