University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Assistant Professor - Classical Arabic Literature
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Classical Arabic Literature with an expected start date of July 1, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. Research expertise may be in any genre of Arabic literature produced before 1800, and may focus on any region with significant production of creative literature in Arabic.
Applicants should have an active research agenda that would lead to publication in prominent venues in their field or the potential to develop such a publication record and the ability or potential to be an excellent teacher and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Regardless of specific research focus, the successful candidate will demonstrate a wide-ranging familiarity with Classical Arabic literature and an intimate knowledge of broader historical and cultural contexts in which it was produced. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the receipt of a Ph.D. in Arabic literature or a related field by the start of the appointment.
To apply for this position, candidates must submit their applications through the University of Chicago’s Interfolio jobs board at http://apply.interfolio.com/131217.
The application must include:
• a cover letter,
• a published article or a dissertation chapter,
• a research statement,
• and the names and contact information of three recommenders.
All materials from each applicant must be received by 11:00 PM Central Time/Midnight Eastern Time on November 1, 2023. Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants may be asked to provide additional materials following initial review.
For information on the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, please visit https://nelc.uchicago.edu.
This position is contingent on final budgetary approval.
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|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies