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The International and Global Studies (IGS) program of Sewanee: The University of the South invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship to begin August 2014. We seek candidates who demonstrate a strong commitment to research and teaching on the modern Islamic world, with a preference for individuals who focus on cultural and social issues in the Middle East or North Africa. Candidates in any social science or humanities field are encouraged to apply.

Sewanee is a nationally ranked liberal arts college located on a beautiful 13,000-acre campus within driving distance of Nashville and Chattanooga. IGS is a growing interdisciplinary program dedicated to the study of global issues from a variety of regional, transnational, and theoretical perspectives. The selected candidate will be expected to offer classes on the Islamic world and to teach core courses in the program.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Please post cover letter, c.v., brief writing sample, sample syllabi, evidence of teaching excellence, a graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation should be sent through this link.

All other inquiries via email with subject heading: “IGS Search.” Cover letter and c.v. received by September 30, 2013, will be considered for interviews at the MESA conference. All should send in full materials by October 31, 2013. Sewanee is an EOE and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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