Faculty position in Modern Middle East/Arab History

The Department of History and Archaeology at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor faculty position in modern Middle East history to begin August 15, 2023.

The position is open to scholars of all sub-regions and thematic interests. The department especially welcomes applications of candidates working on questions of social, intellectual, or economic history in the Arabic speaking world. PhD must be in hand by the time of appointment. The appointee will provide undergraduate and graduate teaching in his/her field of specialization and more general topics covered in the department’s regular program. Aside from teaching, the successful candidate is expected to participate actively in the supervision of graduate students, engage in productive research, and contribute to academic service related to the department and the University at large. The language of instruction is English but the ability to work with and teach using Arabic sources is strongly encouraged.

Appointments at the assistant professor rank are for an initial period of four years.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a representative sample of scholarship, and sample course syllabi. Applicants should arrange for three referees to directly send recommendation letters by email. All Application materials must be submitted to: fas.facultyaffairs@aub.edu.lb

All application documents should be received by January 31, 2023.

For more information, please visit http://www.aub.edu.lb/fas/Pages/academic-employment.aspx
Within the framework of Lebanese Law, the American University of Beirut is an equal opportunity employer.


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