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The Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, seeks to fill a tenure-stream position in Ottoman and Turkish Studies. Applications are welcome from scholars in all disciplines, who work on any aspect of the Ottoman Empire, modern Turkey, or Turkic Central Asia. Applicants whose research focuses on women, gender, and sexuality are especially encouraged to apply. In general, the committee is interested in receiving applications from scholars who adopt innovative and theoretically informed approaches to their areas of specialization. The ability to teach graduate-level courses using primary source material in the original language is required; ability to contribute to the Institute’s Ottoman/Turkish language program is desirable. Knowledge of French is an asset. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances.

Starting date: August 1, 2016.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a complete CV, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent from the referees’ institutional email accounts, to the following website: Informal inquiries may be directed to Mr. Andrew Staples, the Institute’s Administrative Officer, Further information about the Institute of Islamic Studies can be found at
McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application deadline: November 15, 2015.

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