Assistant Professor, Middle Eastern History

Position Description
The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Modern Middle Eastern/North African History (loosely defined, 18th-20th centuries) to start on or after July 1, 2022. We welcome applicants with any specialization within that broader field.

Qualifications
Candidates must have earned the PhD degree prior to the start of the appointment.

Application Instructions
Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio website at http://apply.interfolio.com/91017 and include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, 5) a dissertation abstract, 6) an article or chapter-length writing sample, and 7) three letters of reference. Consideration of applications will begin on September 1, 2021.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages diverse perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange. The University’s Statements on Diversity are at https://provost.uchicago.edu/statements-diversity.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

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