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The Department of History at North Carolina State University invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Teaching Scholar position in the history of the Modern Middle East.

We seek applicants who specialize in any aspect of the history of the modern Middle East. 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 Teaching Scholar will be expected to teach two courses each semester. The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be evaluated on a regular basis regarding her/his teaching and mentoring of students.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Middle Eastern History awarded no more than three years from date of postdoctoral appointment. Experience as a teaching assistant or instructor of record desired. Motivation to teach, mentor, conduct and publish research and/or scholarship is expected.

How to apply: NC State University now requires all applications to be initiated electronically. To apply, visit and click “Apply to this Job.” Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; and a chapter-length writing sample. In addition, applicants should send three letters of recommendation, addressed to: Professor Akram Khater, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 8108, Raleigh, NC, 27695-8108. Questions can be sent via email to Review of applicants will begin on May 22, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

AA/EOE Statement:
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. 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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