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The Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the field of Islamic law and society to begin September 1, 2016, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The department has strong interdisciplinary interests and welcomes applications from scholars in a broad range of fields and disciplines. The position is not limited as to historical period or to the Middle East as conventionally defined. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment and be prepared to teach a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and to supervise doctoral dissertation research.

To apply, visit the MEIS website at and use the “Employment” link to submit a detailed cover letter describing research and teaching experience, c.v., writing sample (a published article or a dissertation/book chapter, syllabi, and three references. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2015.

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