Duke University, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Position ID:Duke-AMES-POSTDOC2 [#21566, 3820]
Position Title: Post Doc in Arabic Cultural Studies
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Arabic Language and Culture / Arabic Culture
Appl Deadline:2022/05/23 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/04/05, updated 2022/04/04, listed until 2022/05/23)
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The Department of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Arabic Cultural Studies. This position is a one-year appointment that begins August 1, 2022, with an option for a one-year extension. The appointee is expected to (a) teach three courses a year (in English), and (b) participate in scholarly events and activities in the department. The position is open to candidates with a Ph.D. from a variety of fields in the humanities and interpretive social sciences including but not limited to literature, anthropology, gender and sexuality, film studies and intellectual history. The Fellow will be expected to be in residence, to conduct research in Duke's library and archival collections, and to work on their publication portfolio, either a series of articles or a book manuscript. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. within the past two years and will have a strong record of research and solid preparation for (or experience in) teaching at the undergraduate level in Arabic cultures, with a focus on the modern and/or contemporary period. To be assured of consideration, submit an application by May 23rd, 2022, consisting of 1) a current CV; 2) a letter of application detailing research interests and activities and teaching experience; 3) a writing sample in English, no longer than 25 pages; 4) a teaching portfolio that includes one to three sample syllabi and a teaching philosophy; and 5) the names of three referees (the search committee will request these letters at a later stage of the search). Applications and letters of recommendation should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21566). Additional information may be obtained from the Arabic Cultural Studies Postdoc Search Committee at amesdept@duke.edu.

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Further Info:
2204 Erwin Rd,
Durham, NC 27708