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The College of William and Mary, the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) Program, invites applications  for a Mellon Faculty Fellow position in the humanities or humanistic social  sciences whose research and teaching focuses on the Middle East and/or Indian Ocean. AMES ( is a concentration within the interdisciplinary major of Global Studies, and is  supported by 36 faculty affiliates from eleven departments. As a multiregional  program (including East Asia, the Middle East, and South Asia), AMES seeks to  enrich our understanding of a broadly conceived “Asia” in relation to other  parts of the world. The qualifications are PhD in hand at the time of  appointment and a demonstrated interest in blending undergraduate teaching with  research in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. As a liberal arts  university dedicated to the joint pursuit of research and teaching, The College  offers the successful candidate a unique platform for professional advancement:  research-based teaching, mentorship, and support for independent scholarship  and conference travel.

Successful candidates will have a two-year appointment,  a reduced three-course load per year, and a salary of $50,000. All application  materials must be submitted online at Items required include a letter of interest, current CV, one writing sample, a sample  syllabus, teaching evaluations, and three letters of reference. William and  Mary is a highly selective public university, and an Affirmative Action/Equal  Opportunity Employer. Review begins January 06, 2012 and will continue until  the position is filled.

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