Summer 2017 Employment

APTLII is now accepting applications for on-site residential language instructional staff positions in Summer 2017. The general position overview and duties are described below. Additional details on position responsibilities, compensation, and instructions for submitting an application are available at the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources official job listing.

Please note: The salary listed on the official job listing is the minimum salary for a 9-month position. Actual compensation will be approximately $12,500, based on experience, responsibilities, and arrival dates. Housing and most meals are provided for instructional staff.

APTLII Instructor (Associate Faculty Associate)

Under the supervision of the APTLII Director and the relevant Language Director, principal duties include teaching the appropriate language (Arabic, Persian, or Turkish) at the elementary, intermediate, or advanced level in an eight-week summer immersion format on the UW-Madison campus. Based on student needs some instructors will work with multiple levels/classes throughout the summer. Please see the official job listing for detailed responsibilities.

All staff are required to help facilitate a language immersion environment by providing cultural and linguistic resources for students, organizing afternoon and evening cultural and language workshops, attending meals and all non-classroom activities, and facilitating communication between APTLII administrative staff and students.

Staff will reside at study site in Madison, Wisconsin for the duration of the summer program and will each have one weekend off on a rotating basis. Compensation for the full summer term will be approximately $12,500 based on experience, responsibilities, and arrival dates.

Master’s degree is required (PhD preferred), with a major preferably in Arabic/Persian/Turkish language and/or literature, or SLA focused on these languages, as well as native or near-native fluency in the appropriate language. At least one year of college/university experience preferred in teaching of Arabic/Persian/Turkish language at any level. Familiarity with current pedagogy also preferred.

To apply for this position, please submit your application materials on the Position Vacancy Listing page.

Applications received by February 17, 2017 are guaranteed consideration. Applications submitted via email will not be considered.

APTLII Review Committee
Institute for Regional & International Studies
301 Ingraham Hall
1155 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706


A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring. A period of evaluation will be required. UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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