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Bard College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the area of Islamic Studies, to begin September 2019. The position requires a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts setting.

Applicants should possess a strong foundation in the formative or classical traditions and literatures of Islam, with appropriate language proficiency such as Arabic and/or Persian, and an understanding of later and contemporary developments within Islamic societies. The geographical area of specialization is open, though the successful candidate will also teach within the Middle Eastern Studies program. PhD or near completion is required, and teaching experience is highly desirable. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, syllabus, and three letters of recommendation through at:  The application deadline is October 15, 2018.

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

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