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The Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2019.

Candidates engaged in research that challenges existing periodizations of modern Middle East history, contributes to rethinking the geographies and transregional flows that shaped territorial spaces within the Middle East over time, and/or engages creatively with underrepresented subjects, geographies, and themes are especially welcome to apply. The successful candidate will teach four courses per year on the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, including an introductory course on The Making of the Modern Middle East and a course on Women and Gender in the Middle East. A Ph.D. in History is expected by the time of appointment.

Candidates from groups underrepresented in History and Middle East Studies are encouraged to apply. Details about the Program in Middle East Studies may be found at For more information and to apply, visit Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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