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University at Albany, SUNY, the History Department, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level for a candidate whose research is focused on some aspect of religion in the Eastern Mediterranean (including the Balkans) from 600 to 1800 C.E., with scholarly proficiency in Greek and Arabic or Turkish. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first half of a Western Civilization or World History survey, and upper level courses in Byzantine history, the history of Islam, and the history of the Middle East, as well as more specialized graduate seminars.


Requirements: Applicants should show promise of a distinguished career as a scholar and teacher, and must have the Ph.D. in hand by the summer of 2013. The degree must be from a university accredited by the US Department of Education or by an internationally recognized accrediting organization. Applicants should address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.


Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor – Competitive salary with start up funds.

Start Date: Fall 2013

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Applicants MUST submit the following documents: Cover letter introducing research and teaching; Curriculum Vitae; Writing sample, and teaching materials such as sample syllabi and evaluations. Three letters of recommendation are to be sent independently to


Note: After submitting your CV, the subsequent pages give you instructions for uploading additional documents (i.e. cover letter etc.). The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA Employer. Apply Here:


A review of applications will start on October 15, 2012 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

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