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The History Department of Tulane University is seeking a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Islamic/Middle Eastern history, starting August 2020. Research specialization open, teaching experience required. The teaching load will be 3/3. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in the Fall semester a course on the History of Islam to 1400, an upper-level seminar on the Modern Middle East, and a third course to be determined in consultation with the candidate; and in the Spring semester other courses on the history of Islam and/or the modern Middle East. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to Tulane’s growing interdisciplinary program in Middle East and North African Studies and the vibrant cohort of scholars associated with it. Candidates will be expected to have PhD in hand or to have defended their dissertation by Sept 1. Tulane University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. All eligible candidates are invited to apply for position vacancies as appropriate.

Candidates should submit a letter of application and CV and at least two letters of reference. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. All application materials and inquiries should be sent to:

F. Thomas Luongo
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History
Tulane University <>

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