https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=516574

Assistant Professor – School International & Public Affairs

Florida International University
Miami, FL (USA)

Opening Date: 2018-12-12

Closing Date: 2019-01-30
Job Opening Id: 516574
College/Division: SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Department: Religious Studies

Job Information

The Department of Religious Studies in the School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce a search for a faculty colleague with a specialization in Islam of the late medieval or early modern period, preferably with a focus on the Ottoman Empire. Candidates should be competent in either Turkish, Arabic or both. They should be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as supervise and mentor students in the graduate program. A Ph.D. is required. FIU is a Carnegie R1 research institution with substantial research expectations of its faculty. The department, with fourteen full time members, offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, and is located within FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The ideal candidate will be able to make contributions to SIPA¿s Muslim World Studies Program as well.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, course syllabi (if available), and writing sample- submitted online through the FIU HR portal (link above). The writing sample can be either a published article or a thesis chapter. Sealed transcripts should be sent to Dr. Iqbal Akhtar, Islam Search Committee Chair, Department of Religious Studies, DM 302, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted if advanced by the search committee.  To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 31, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled.

Prospective Employee

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In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

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About FIU

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

Florida International University is a vibrant, student-centered public research university, ideally located in Miami, that is worlds ahead in its commitment to learning, research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity so that our graduates are prepared to succeed in a global market.

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