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Position: Arcapita Visiting Professor (open rank)
Institution: Columbia University
Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: April 4, 2014

The Middle East Institute and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies invite applications for an appointment as Arcapita Visiting Professor in Modern Arab Studies for a one-semester position for the fall 2014 or spring 2015 semesters. The position may be filled at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, or Visiting Professor. We are interested in candidates whose field of research and teaching is in history, culture, or social sciences of the modern Arab world. The incumbent will be expected to teach two courses in this field, to participate in the activities of the Middle East Institute and to give a brown bag lecture and other such public lectures as may be appropriate.

A Ph.D., a record of scholarly publications, and proven teaching experience in English are required by the beginning of the appointment. Experience teaching at a university in the Middle East highly preferred. The position offers competitive remuneration.

For additional information and to submit your application, please visit our Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) website at:

Review of submissions will begin immediately. Deadline for submission for consideration is April 4, 2014

Questions about this position should be addressed to:

Mirlyne Pauljajoute
Middle East Institute
Columbia University
Knox Hall – Mail Code 9640
Suite 301 – 3rd Floor
606 West 122 Street
New York, NY 10027

(or via email

Columbia University is an equal opportunity /affirmative action employer.

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