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The Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in modern Middle Eastern and North African history, to begin September 1, 2014, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The appointment is for one year, renewable for a second year. We encourage applications from scholars whose research 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 and be prepared to teach a range of undergraduate and graduate courses.

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 or submitted article, or a dissertation/book chapter), syllabi, and three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. New York University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Posting Date: 06-10-2014

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

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