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The Departments of History and of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Ottoman history, to begin September 1, 2018, pending administrative and budgetary approval. Applicants’ research may focus on any period or aspect of Ottoman history, but we are particularly interested in candidates specializing in the pre-1800 period. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment and be prepared to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including broad surveys of Ottoman history) and to supervise doctoral dissertation research.


Those wishing to apply should submit a detailed cover letter describing research and teaching experience, C.V., writing sample (a published article, conference paper or dissertation/book chapter), syllabi, and three letters of recommendation via the NYU History Department Employment Opportunities website ( Applications must be received by October 31, 2017.

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber that embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion, please read here. (

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