Assistant Professor

As part of a new Islamic studies initiative across the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a newly established tenure-track assistant professorship in the History of the Islamic Middle East, 600–1517, beginning July 1, 2014. Evidence of scholarly excellence and knowledge of Arabic are required; ability to work in a second Middle Eastern language is desirable. Teaching duties will include an introductory course on the making of the Islamic Middle East and more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses of the candidate’s design. PhD is required by date of appointment. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a research statement, a curriculum vitae, an unofficial graduate transcript, a writing sample and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio before September 15, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Middle East Studies Association 2013 Annual Meeting. Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Women and minorities are especially invited to apply.