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The Department of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a non-tenure track lecturer for one year, with possibility of renewal, to teach courses on the Modern Middle East and North Africa during the academic year, 2012-2013. Candidates must be willing to teach five courses per year, which must include a lower-division history survey of the Middle East from the rise of Islam to the present. Other courses should focus on the modern Middle East (ca 1750-present). We are especially interested in candidates who can teach courses on women and gender and Israel-Palestine. An undergraduate proseminar may be offered. This is a temporary appointment. Salary is dependent on qualifications. PhD is required at the time of appointment. Applications must be submitted no later than June 30, 2012 to Beth DePalma Digeser, Chair, Department of History, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9410 and must include a letter of interest, a CV, and two letters of recommendation. Questions may also be addressed to Professor Beth Digeser at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The History department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

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