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Assistant Professor in Medieval Islamic History, Harvard University, July 1, 2022
From Harvard University:
|Title||Assistant Professor in Medieval Islamic History|
|School||Faculty of Arts and Sciences|
|Department/Area||Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations|
The departments of History and of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) seek to make a joint, full-time, tenure-track appointment with the rank of assistant professor in Medieval Islamic History. We welcome applicants who specialize in the medieval period (600-1500) and in various subfields, including (but not limited to) cultural history, digital humanities, economic history, gender history, intellectual history, legal history, political history, and social history. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including teaching general surveys of Islamic history in the medieval period (600-1500), and will have an excellent reading knowledge of Arabic, Persian or Turkish and the ability to guide graduate students in the reading of primary sources in at least one of these languages.
The appointment is expected to begin on July 1st, 2022.
faculty, instructor, assistant professor, junior
Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England
Medieval Islamic History
Candidates are required to have a completed doctorate by December 15, 2021.
Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and research is desired. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership and impact on the field and potential for significant contributions to the department, University, and wider scholarly community.
Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https://academicpositions.harvard.edu). The deadline for applications is October 15.
1. Cover letter
Khaled El-Rouayheb, Chair, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
6 Divinity Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
|Equal Opportunity Employer||
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
|Minimum Number of References Required||3|
|Maximum Number of References Allowed||3|
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Statement of Research
- Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement