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Brandeis University, the History Department and the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Middle Eastern History. Applicants must have training, linguistic expertise, and research interests in the history of the Modern Middle East; specialization in Iran preferred but not required. The successful applicant will hold a tenure-track appointment in the Department of History and teach one course per semester in that department. S/he will also hold a half-time appointment at the Crown Center and will serve as a member of the Center’s core research staff.

An application – consisting of a letter of intent, a CV, a brief statement of research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of reference should be sent to: Prof. David Engerman, Search Committee Chair; Department of History, Mailstop 036; Brandeis University; Waltham MA 02454-9110. Initial submissions on paper only, please. Brandeis University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse intellectual community; we strongly encourage applications from women and minority candidates.

Applications should be received by October 14, 2011.

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