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Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Modern Arabic Literature and Culture. This position is for the 2016-2017 academic year. The post-doctoral fellow will be assigned a faculty mentor; will be expected to teach two courses per semester: the seminar in advanced Arabic (equivalent to fourth year) and a course in modern Arabic literature in the fall and contemporary Middle Eastern culture in the spring, as well as conduct research in his/her area of Arabic literature and culture. The Fellowship includes salary plus benefits for the nine-month academic year.

Candidates from universities both within and outside the United States are welcome to apply. Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. by the beginning of the fall semester 2016 and not earlier than 2013.Applications will be reviewed beginning April 10, 2016. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly by recommender) to:

Chair, Post-Doctoral Fellow Search Committee
Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Washington University in St. Louis
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1121
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

For inquiries, please contact the Department of Jewish, Islamic and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures at

Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or genetic information.

Employment eligibility is required upon appointment.

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