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Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College Consortium, is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, to begin fall 2012.

This position is located in the interdisciplinary School of Critical Social Inquiry. Discipline open. Academic background in politics, anthropology or sociology preferred. Applicants with interests in regional transformations, particularly but not limited to topics of gender, religion, secularism, and nationalism, are encouraged. Hampshire faculty must be able to work successfully with people from diverse backgrounds. Hampshire College is an institution where teaching is emphasized, along with intensive individual instruction and collaborative interdisciplinary work. Teaching load is two courses per semester. Faculty are expected to maintain an active scholarly life and contribute to the college community.

Hampshire College is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

PhD by time of appointment strongly preferred. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits program.Please submit a cover letter describing teaching and research interests as well as educational philosophy, curriculum vitae, one sample of written work, and three letters of recommendation via our website at Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity in education and employment. Review of applications will begin October 22, 2011.

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