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Bard College invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting position at the assistant professor level to teach modern Middle-Eastern history and politics of the modern era. The successful candidate will be able to teach survey and advanced courses on the history and politics of the Arab lands since 1800, with the majority of coverage on the twentieth century. Applicants whose research covers the modern Middle East more broadly conceived (including, for example, Ottoman and Turkish history) will be seriously considered as well. Bard is a highly selective co-educational liberal arts college of 1900 students, located in the Hudson Valley 90 minutes north of New York City. For more information on Bard, visit

Applications should be sent by e-mail only to Candidates should send a cover letter; a resume; a sample of written work and description of current research; a description of teaching experience, including course syllabi and student evaluations; and three letters of recommendation. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity. AA/EOE. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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