Catholic University of America, the History Department, seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the medieval Islamic world. While area and period of specialization are open the department is especially interested in candidates whose research focuses on the Mediterranean and encounters with the West. In addition to training graduate and undergraduate students, the successful candidate will also participate in the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies and the Islamic World Studies Program. Please send letter of application, cv, graduate transcript, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to Medieval Search Committee, Dept. of History, Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC, 20064. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA convention.

The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Queries to Prof. Katherine L. Jansen at jansen@cua.edu. Review of applications will begin November 01, 2012.

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