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The University proposes to appoint a full-time Departmental Lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East for up to a year to provide teaching, administration and examining during the academic year 2012-2013. Salary in the University Grade 7, £29,249 – £31,020 per annum.

This is a temporary appointment to provide interim cover during the research leave of the permanent post holder, Dr Eugene Rogan. The principal duties of the post are to give lectures, classes and tutorials in the Modern History of the Middle East; to supervise dissertations; to examine; to carry out research; and to play a part in administrative work relating to the Islamic World Subject Group.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in the field of the Modern History of the Middle East; have a primary expertise in one or other aspect of modern Arab history, and be able to demonstrate competence to teach late Ottoman, modern Turkish, and Israeli history at undergraduate and graduate levels; have a research command in Arabic and/or another modern Middle Eastern language, and in at least one European language (in addition to English); be able to demonstrate a commitment to publishing research of the highest calibre; be able and willing to undertake limited administrative responsibilities; and have good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online. To apply for this role and for further details, including the job description and selection criteria, please click on the link below:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Tuesday 5 June 2012.

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