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Assistant Professor – Late Ottoman History – 2001308

Job Field

: Tenure Stream

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science

Department

: Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations

Campus

: St. George (downtown Toronto)

Job Posting

: Jun 2, 2020

Job Closing

: Jul 08, 2020, 11:59pm EST

Description

:

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (NMC) in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Late Ottoman History. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and the anticipated start date is September 1, 2020.

We are seeking a scholar with demonstrated research expertise in the History of the Late Ottoman Empire (19th-early 20th century) who will contribute to our program in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. Knowledge of Ottoman and Modern Turkish is expected; other languages of the Ottoman Empire would be an asset.

A demonstrated commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, involving research opportunities for students, is strongly desired. Teaching responsibilities will be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in History and/or Middle Eastern Studies or a closely related field, by the time of appointment and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research commensurate with the rank of assistant professor. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and strengthen our existing departmental strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, competitive, and externally-funded research program.

Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by a record of publications in top-ranked and field-relevant journals or forthcoming publications meeting high international standards, the submitted research statement, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, as well as strong endorsements from referees of high standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching is based on strong letters of reference, teaching accomplishments and a teaching dossier containing a strong statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and sample syllabi.

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. All application materials must be submitted online. Applications will include a cover letter, a statement outlining current and future research interests together with an updated curriculum vitae, a sample of up to three publications or working papers, and a teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample course syllabi and course evaluations. If you have questions about this position, please contact nmc@utoronto.ca. The deadline for application is July 8, 2020.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

 

Applicants must also arrange for three referees to send signed letters on official letterhead via email directly to Professor Timothy Harrison, Chair, Dept. of NMC, University of Toronto, at nmc@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by July 8, 2020.

For more information about the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, please visit http://nmc.utoronto.ca/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Oklahoma State University, Postdoctoral Researcher in Medieval Middle Eastern History

 

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus: College of Arts & Sciences: Department of History

Location

Stillwater, Oklahoma

Open Date

May 11, 2020

Deadline

Jun 5, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description

The History Department at Oklahoma State University invites applications for a full-time postdoctoral researcher position in medieval Middle Eastern history, to be held for one year, beginning August 2020.  Prior research focus is open within the period 600-1500 CE and the region of the Middle East.  Ph.D. required at time of employment.

 

The postdoctoral researcher will contribute to a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities to develop an online reference tool for the medieval Middle East. Specific duties include advanced data collection using the indices of published primary sources in at least two different languages; contributing to editorial review and design decisions; historical research related to the project; testing the tool before publication; presentations to academic audiences; teaching a class at Oklahoma State University; and if possible a public lecture at Oklahoma State University discussing the project and its outcomes. Inquiries about the project or the position may be directed to Thomas A. Carlson at thomas.a.carlson@:okstate.edu.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. related to medieval Middle Eastern history and reading ability in at least two languages in which medieval Middle Eastern sources are written (such as Arabic, Armenian, Coptic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Persian, or Syriac).  Prior digital humanities or computer programming experience is not necessary, but will be considered.

Application Instructions

To apply, please arrange for a cover letter, a CV, two letters of recommendation, and an academic writing sample demonstrating precise use of textual sources to be uploaded to http://apply.interfolio.com/76035  To ensure full consideration, application must be received by June 5, 2020, although the position will remain open until filled.

Position is contingent upon available funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.  For more information, visit https:///eeo.okstate.edu.

 

https://apply.interfolio.com/76035

 

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