California State University, Chico, the Department of History, Department of Religious Studies, and International Studies Program invite applications for a Tenure-track position in Islam/History of the Middle East at Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2012, subject to funding. PhD or ABD, advanced reading knowledge of Arabic, and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching of courses in Islam, History of the Middle East, and the Modern Middle East required (see complete vacancy announcement at http://www.csuchico.edu/rs/faculty-staff/Vacancy.shtml). Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Submit a detailed letter of application, an Application for Academic Employment form (found at http://www.csuchico.edu/faaf/Forms/FacultyEmplApp.doc), comprehensive CV, full undergraduate and graduate official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a substantial writing sample, sample syllabi, a statement of teaching and educational philosophy, and teaching evaluations to: Chair, Search Committee, c/o Department of Religious Studies, California State University, Chico, Chico California 95929-0740 (530 898-5661; fax: 530 898-5468; email@example.com. Review of dossiers to begin November 16, 2011.