The Yale University Department of History intends to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment, to begin July 1, 2012, focusing on the history of the Middle East in the 20th century. The successful candidate must possess demonstrable skills in one or more of the major languages of the region. Applications are invited from historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Ph.D. expected. Application, C.V., statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, and three letters of reference should be sent to Professor Abbas Amanat, Middle East History Search, c/o Dana Lee, Department of History, Yale University, P.O. Box 208324, New Haven, CT 06520-8324. The review of applications will begin September 1, 2011.