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Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations

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Position Information

Position Title Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations
Job Description Summary

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College, Columbia University, seeks a full-time tenure-track teacher and scholar for the Moinian Professorship in Pre-modern Middle Eastern Cultures and Civilizations, starting July 1, 2018. Preference for candidates with a strong record of teaching and research and a mastery of the languages relevant to their specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures, and/or literatures of the Middle East and related regions; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate general education courses such as “Middle Eastern Civilizations” and “Asian Humanities: Colloquium on Major Texts of South Asia and the Middle East,” as well as more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping to build a Program in Middle Eastern Studies at Barnard, and for coordinating with the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University. Ph.D. required.

Application, including a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the contact information for three references, to be sent directly to: http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3023.

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Barnard is an independent college of liberal arts and sciences for women that is affiliated with Columbia University. Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We especially encourage women and candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Type of Position Faculty
Department Asian/Middle East
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number 2017 -00047- F

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary

Please see job description summary above

Required Qualification Summary

Ph.D. required

Preferred Qualification Summary

Strong preference for candidates with an established record of teaching and research and a mastery of the languages relevant to their specialization. Candidates should demonstrate a broad interest in the history, cultures, and/or literatures of the Middle East; discipline and geographic area of specialization are open.

Salary Range

Posting Detail Information

Quick Link http://careers.barnard.edu/postings/3023
EEO Statement

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.

Open Date 08/23/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Additional Information

Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2017, and continue until position is filled.

To apply: please submit a complete curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents