George Washington University, History
Assistant Professor of Early or Medieval Islamic History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
The Department of History at George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track position in early or medieval Islamic history to begin as early as fall of 2016. We encourage applications from scholars working on any aspect of early or medieval Islamic history or a closely related field. The successful candidate will demonstrate an active research agenda, be ready to teach undergraduate survey courses in the early and medieval history of the Islamic world as well as more specialized graduate and upper-division seminars, and help shape a strong medieval and early modern studies program in the Department of History.
Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have a PhD in early or medieval Islamic history or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment. Applicants should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor’s comments.
Application Procedure: Applicants should complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/28673 and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be either uploaded with the online application or may be emailed to GWHistorySearch@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to History Search, George Washington University, Department of History, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent pending budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background check.
The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Professor Dina Khoury
|Primary Category:||Islamic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies