Job Opening: Aga Khan Chair in Islamic Humanities – Brown University

Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications from distinguished senior scholars for the newly endowed position, the Aga Khan Chair in Islamic Humanities. The appointment will be made at the full or advanced associate professor level and will start July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is open to all humanities disciplines as well as to the interpretive social sciences, such as history and anthropology. We especially welcome candidates who thrive in an interdisciplinary environment and who can take a leadership role in Middle East Studies, which is a significant new university initiative.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate must have an outstanding record of national and international scholarly achievement, a proven record of successful research funding, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

To apply, please submit through interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/32222) (1) a cover letter describing research completed and planned, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a sample article or book chapter pdf, and (5) the names of five references who would be contacted at the appropriate time.

Review of applications will begin by November 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

For further information, please visit the Middle East Studies website (http://www.middleeastbrown.org/), or contact:

Beshara Doumani
Director, Middle East Studies
Brown University
111 Thayer Street
Providence, RI  02912
+1  401.863.6924

mes_director@brown.edu