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Associate/Full Professor – Modern Middle East/Arab World - Department of History

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Description

The Department of History at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a full-time faculty appointment, open rank, in the History of the Modern Middle East/Arab World, with an expected start date of July 1, 2018.

The search is open to scholars of all regions and thematic interests in Modern Middle East history, with an emphasis on the history of the Arabic-speaking world.

Basic Minimum Qualifications: Completion of all Ph.D. (or equivalent) degree requirements except the dissertation at the time of application.

Additional Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required by date of hire.

All application items must be submitted electronically by October 2, 2017. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Advanced Assistant Professors should apply to the Assistant recruitment.

Assistant Professor Applicants (including current advanced Assistant Professors): To apply please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01473 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to five pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as dissertations or dissertation chapters, a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and three letters of reference.

Associate and Full Professor Applicants (individuals currently holding a tenured or equivalent position): To apply please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01474 and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one to five pieces of published and/or unpublished scholarly work ready for examination (such as a book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters), and the names and contact information of three references. Letters may be solicited for candidates under serious consideration (the committee will seek candidates' permission before soliciting letters of recommendation from references).

All applicants are encouraged to submit an optional statement of contributions to diversity, addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

Questions may be addressed to Mark Peterson, Chair, Department of History, 3229 Dwinelle Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-2550. Questions about the application process can be directed to Kim Bissell, Academic Personnel Coordinator, at history-ap@berkeley.edu

The department encourages individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths, may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service) to apply. Applicants whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education are also encouraged to apply.

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

Job location

Berkeley, CA

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work - A book or book manuscript, articles, and book chapters

  • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work (Optional)

  • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work (Optional)

  • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work (Optional)

  • Published and/or Unpublished Scholarly Work (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 references required (contact information only)