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Brown University, the Department of History, seeks an outstanding scholar for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the history of the early modern and/or modern Middle East. This position presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to an expanding program of Middle East Studies at Brown University. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong potential for intellectual leadership, an excellent research record, fluency in one or more of the major languages of the region, and a strong commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Command of both Ottoman Turkish and Arabic preferred but not required. We welcome candidates whose research projects contribute to social, economic, cultural, or intellectual history and who can participate in broad inter-disciplinary conversations. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application including a brief statement of current and future research and teaching interests addressed to: Professor Beshara Doumani, three letters of reference, any published or unpublished materials that you may wish the committee to consider, and a curriculum vitae at Brown University is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.Applications received by October 01, 2012 will receive full consideration.

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