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North Carolina State University, Assistant Professor of History of the Modern Middle Eas

The Department of History and Program in International Studies (IS) at North Carolina State University (NC State) invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in the history of the Modern Middle East at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2020.

The appointee’s tenure home will be in the Department of History with faculty status in the IS Program. The standard teaching load will be 2:2 per academic year, two courses in IS and two courses in History, and may include either graduate or undergraduate courses. Courses that contribute to both curricula are welcome.

Candidates will be expected to teach survey courses in Middle Eastern History and International Studies, and upper-level and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise, as well as participate actively in the History Department’s growing graduate program. The appointee will also be expected to advise and mentor students in the undergraduate IS major.

Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are university goals. We are especially interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through demonstrated excellence and/or participation in diversity matters.

Qualifications: Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2020.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted at (search for position number 00004721).

You will be prompted to attach a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and a chapter-length writing sample to the electronic application. In addition, applicants should send three letters of recommendation addressed to: Professor Akram Khater, Chair of the Search Committee via email to

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position has been filled.

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. [Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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