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The Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies has extended its search for a historian of the modern Middle East and invites applications for an open-rank position to begin September 1, 2014, pending budgetary and administrative approval.

We seek applicants whose interests complement the department’s strengths in comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of the Middle East and the Muslim world. Candidates must have the Ph.D. by the time of appointment demonstrate potential for superior scholarly accomplishment, and be prepared to teach a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and to supervise doctoral dissertation research.

To apply, visit the department 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 letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2013.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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