Harvard University Tenure-Track Professor in Modern Middle East History in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Tenure-Track Professor in Modern Middle East History

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Department of History

Position Description

The Department of History seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in modern Middle East history, with an emphasis on the Arab world from the late Ottoman to the contemporary era. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2018. The appointee will teach and advise at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree in History or related discipline by the time the appointment begins.

Additional Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is desired.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2017; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching statement (describing teaching approach and philosophy)
  4. Research statement
  5. Publications and writing samples
  6. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Contact Information

Kimberly O’Hagan Department of History Harvard University 35 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email kohagan@fas.harvard.edu

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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