The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley seeks a non-tenure-track instructor for courses in Middle Eastern history during the academic year 2012-13. Candidates must be qualified to teach: in the fall semester History 109C (“The Middle East from the 18th Century to the Present”) and a History 103 undergraduate seminar; and in the spring semester History 12 (an introductory survey entitled “The Middle East”) and a History 101 senior research seminar. Candidates interested in Summer Sessions teaching in summer 2013 (for additional compensation) should indicate this in their applications. This is a temporary position. Ph.D. required at the time of appointment. Salary is dependent on qualifications.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, no later than June 1, 2012, and will be considered on a rolling basis. Applications must include a letter of application, CV, descriptions of prospective courses fitting the above rubrics, evidence of teaching excellence (such as course evaluations), and one letter of recommendation. All items must be submitted electronically. For instructions about submitting materials, please visit Please refer potential reviewers to the UC Statement of Confidentiality: Questions may be addressed to Professor Ethan Shagan. The University of California is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

Professor Ethan Shagan
Vice Chair for Curriculum, Department of History
3229 Dwinelle Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-2550

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