The Department of History at Koç University seeks applications for a full-time faculty appointment, open rank, in the History of the Middle East (non-Turkish)/Arab World (including North Africa) and/or Iran, with an expected starting date of 1 September 2018.
The search is open to scholars of all regions and thematic interests in the Early Modern and Modern History of the above-mentioned areas with demonstrable linguistic proficiency in Arabic and/or Persian.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester and pursue an active research and publication agenda.
Located in Istanbul, Turkey, Koç University is a highly reputable, private, English-instruction university. More information about Koç University is available at www.ku.edu.tr.
Interested scholars should submit applications electronically in pdf format to the e-mail address listed below and fill out the online application form by 15 December 2017:
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae, including a specification of up to three key publications (to be submitted as a part of the application package in PDF format) which the applicant considers particularly important and/or relevant to the advertised position
• Teaching philosophy statement with a summary of teaching evaluations if available
• Research statement with a clear goal setting for the coming 3 to 5 years
• Three letters of reference: The referees should directly e-mail a signed PDF copy of the reference letter to the e-mail address below. The referee should insert the following in the e-mail subject line: “Reference for [candidate’s name] for Faculty position in the Middle East (Non-Turkish)/Arab World and/or Iran, the Department of History, Koç University.”
To: Ms Ahu Erkmen
Subject line of application e-mail: “Faculty position in the Middle East (Non-Turkish)/Arab World and/or Iran, the Department of History, Koç University”
Questions concerning the position should be directed to Dr. Alexis Rappas (email@example.com)