The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Asian Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position: Assistant Professor of Arab Studies (Working Title: Jordan Family Fellow in International Studies), to begin July 1, 2019. The Department seeks a promising scholar and teacher who will actively contribute to the intellectual mission of a research institution. Duties will include teaching, research, and service. Participation in the continued development of the Department’s program in Arab studies is expected.
A doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in Middle Eastern studies, literature, anthropology, history, or a related field with a focus on Arab cultures is required by July 1, 2019. Native or near-native fluency in Arabic and English is required. Candidate’s ability to mentor diverse students and engender a climate that values and uses diversity in all its forms will be considered.
Qualified applicants should submit an online application here. Application materials should include a detailed letter, CV, sample syllabi, and a writing sample. Paper or email applications will not be accepted.
Applicants will be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references at the time of application. Recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of recommendation.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Review of applications will begin on November 5, 2018. The search will remain open until the position is filled.