New Position in Middle Eastern Studies at The University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has a new position in Middle Eastern Studies.  The academic discipline and field of expertise are open for this search.  Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of November 12, 2014, in order to ensure consideration.
The Department of Judaic & Near Eastern Studies invites applications for a position in Middle Eastern Studies. The appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level, tenure track, beginning Fall 2015. Discipline and sub-discipline are open, though the following are areas that the Department seeks to develop: Ottoman and/or contemporary Turkish society, Iran, Islam and society, and gender issues in the Middle East and North Africa.  Competitive applicants will have high-level language proficiency relevant to their field and will demonstrate an innovative, engaging and rigorous research agenda. For further details for this position and application instructions visit:
To apply submit the following materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two writing samples no greater than 40 pages in length (as PDF) and the names and e-mail contact information for three references to the link below:
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