Middle Eastern History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
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The History Department at the American University in Cairo invites applications for a one-year replacement position in modern Middle East History for academic year 2013-2014. Candidates should demonstrate teaching experience and research competence in the modern Middle East and North Africa.
The successful candidate will teach six courses per year including surveys on modern Arab history, an introductory course on the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as upper-division undergraduate courses in her or his field of specialization.
ABD or PhD by September 1, 2013, with evidence of teaching experience.
Position is open until filled. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by video-conference or skype starting April 15.
All applicants must submit the following documents:
a) a current C.V; b) a letter of interest; c) a statement of teaching philosophy; d) a completed Personal Information Form.
Also, please ask at least three referees familiar with your professional background to send reference letters to firstname.lastname@example.org
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|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies