Assistant Professor – School International & Public Affairs
Opening Date: 2018-12-12
Closing Date: 2019-01-30
Job Opening Id: 516574
College/Division: SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Department: Religious Studies
The Department of Religious Studies in the School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce a search for a faculty colleague with a specialization in Islam of the late medieval or early modern period, preferably with a focus on the Ottoman Empire. Candidates should be competent in either Turkish, Arabic or both. They should be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as supervise and mentor students in the graduate program. A Ph.D. is required. FIU is a Carnegie R1 research institution with substantial research expectations of its faculty. The department, with fourteen full time members, offers B.A. and M.A. degrees, and is located within FIU’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). The ideal candidate will be able to make contributions to SIPA¿s Muslim World Studies Program as well.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, course syllabi (if available), and writing sample- submitted online through the FIU HR portal (link above). The writing sample can be either a published article or a thesis chapter. Sealed transcripts should be sent to Dr. Iqbal Akhtar, Islam Search Committee Chair, Department of Religious Studies, DM 302, Florida International University, Miami, Florida 33199. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted if advanced by the search committee. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by January 31, 2019. Review will continue until position is filled.
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