The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track position as Faculty Fellow to begin September 1st, 2018, pending budgetary and administrative approval.  The appointment will be for one year, renewable for a further two years.

We are looking for an outstanding junior scholar in any social science or humanities discipline whose research offers a critical perspective on the contemporary Middle East and would complement the strengths of our existing faculty in Middle Eastern Studies. The ideal candidate has an in-depth understanding of the modern Middle East, knowledge of at least one Middle Eastern language, and has a Ph.D. in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Comparative Middle Eastern Studies, Cultural Studies, Politics/Political Economy, Sociology, Urban Studies/Geography, or similar. The appointee will be expected to teach at the graduate level (MAs and some PhDs), advise MA students, and participate in the activities of the Kevorkian Center.

A demonstrated research and teaching experience is required, and advising experience is a plus. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2018.  We are especially interested in receiving applications from women and minority candidates. Please submit a cover letter, a CV, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. To apply, please go tohttps://apply.interfolio.com/46267.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber that embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. (http://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html).

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