Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University

Position ID:Duke-Asian and Middle Eastern Studies-AC [#9604]
Position Title: Arabic Culture
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Near Eastern Studies / Environmental Humanities, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Media Studies, Digital Humanities, Materiality, Diaspora and Migration Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies / Feminist and/or gender studies, LGBTQ Studies
Critical Theory
Literature / Film Studies
Art History / Modern art, Modern Architecture, Visual Studies, History and Criticism of Film
Cinema / Gender Studies, Film Theory
Cultural Studies / Cultural Studies
Visual Studies / Art, Art History, Media Theory, Literature, Computer Science, Engineering, Medicine, Visual Arts, Humanities, Music and Sound, Social Context of Music and Sound, Historical Context of Music and Sound
Theater Studies / social movements
Digital Humanities / digital media
Comparative Literature
Postcoloniality
Global Culture
Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Middle East Studies
Arabic Language and Culture / Arabic Literature, Arabic Culture
Islamic Studies
Translation Studies
Starting Date:2018/07/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/15 (posted 2017/08/28, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

The Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications for a position in Arabic culture at the level of assistant or early associate professor. The position is open to candidates with a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern or Near Eastern Studies, or related fields such as Comparative Literature, Film Studies, and Religion, whose research and teaching engages literature, visual media, popular culture, etc. Time period expertise is open, with a preference for the modern period. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding scholarship on the cultures of the Arab Middle East and North Africa, contextualize these within current theoretical frameworks (postcolonialism, gender and sexuality, human-rights, etc.), and have a proven record of teaching excellence. Native command of Arabic and English required. Competence in a second Middle Eastern language (Persian, Turkish, Hebrew, etc.) is welcomed but not required.

The candidate will be expected to collaborate closely with other units within the department (i.e. Hebrew, Turkish, Hindi) and appropriate interdisciplinary programs across the university, including Duke Middle Eastern Studies Center, Duke Islamic Studies Center, Program in Arts of the Moving Image, and others.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, a sample of scholarly writing (published or in-press) no longer than 9000 words, and three letters of recommendation. All materials should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo). Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017. For further information, visit http://asianmideast.duke.edu/. For any questions, please email amesdept@duke.edu. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


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