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Applications are invited for a one-year, Modern Middle East History teaching postdoctoral fellowship at North Carolina State University beginning Fall 2015.  Applicants whose scholarly work addresses any aspect of modern Middle Eastern History are encouraged to apply.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be expected to teach two classes per semester in the Department of History. The Teaching Scholar must also complete NC State’s Certificate in Teaching Techniques, a unique program that prepares the faculty of tomorrow –http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/postdoctoral-affairs/ncsu_citt.html

The Teaching Scholar will pursue their own individual research agenda and be guided by a faculty mentor in their respective field. A research presentation in the Spring semester of each year will summarize progress in this arena and should result in one or more publications. The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be evaluated on a regular basis regarding his/her teaching and mentoring of students. Experience as a teaching assistant or instructor of record desired.

Ph.D. in Middle Eastern History must have been awarded no more than three years from date of postdoctoral appointment.  Advanced graduate students with the Ph.D. in hand at the beginning of the fellowship will also be considered.  The position offers an annual salary of $40,000 with benefits and office space. Travel money to academic conferences for paper presentations may be available.  Funding is expected to last for 12 months at this time, with the possibility of renewal for an additional 12 months.

Review of candidates will begin January 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Required application materials include: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and teaching evaluations (as “other document 1”, if available). Finalists will need to provide three letters of reference.

All applications need to be submitted through the NC State online job portal: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/44606

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.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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