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Faculty Fellow Position

New York University Arts and Science, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
New York City, New York (US)
Closing date
Jan 31, 2022

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Faculty Fellow Position
Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
New York University Arts and Science

The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University invites applicants for a full-time, nontenure track position as a Faculty Fellow to begin September 1, 2022, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The appointment will be for one year, renewable for a further two years.

We are seeking an outstanding junior scholar in any social science or humanities discipline whose research offers a critical perspective on the contemporary Middle East and would complement the strengths of our existing faculty in Middle Eastern Studies. The ideal candidate has an in-depth understanding of the modern Middle East, knowledge of at least one Middle Eastern language, a commitment to inclusive pedagogy, and has a PhD in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Middle Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern History, Cultural Studies, Politics/Political Economy, Sociology, Urban Studies/Geography, or similar. A PhD must be in hand by September 1, 2022. The appointee will be expected to teach at the graduate level (MAs and some PhDs); advise MA students; and thoroughly participate in the activities of the Kevorkian Center, including admissions, alumni and public outreach, and program development.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, materials should be submitted by no later than January 31, 2022.

Please apply online with a cover letter to the search committee that describes your research and teaching interests; a CV including names and contact information for three references; one sample of your work; and a statement on your approach to diversity and inclusion. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important to the NYU mission and we ask that you address how diversity and inclusion factor into your teaching, research, and/or community engagement, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear on teaching and programming at NYU.

Please apply online here:

For questions regarding the application, contact Fidele Harfouche at:

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here:
EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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