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Faculty Fellow (Non-Tenure Track), Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

New York University Arts and Science
New York City, New York (US)

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Faculty Fellow (Non-Tenure Track)
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies invites applications for a full-time Faculty Fellow (non-tenure track) in Islamic History before 1850.

The successful candidate will teach a mix of undergraduate and graduate courses, including a survey lecture course and seminars on topics related to Islam and to Middle Eastern and North African history.

This is a Faculty Fellow position with an initial appointment of one year, beginning September 2023. The position may be renewed for two additional years, subject to budgetary and administrative approval.

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual salary for this position is $60,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated record of teaching and research in history, Islamic Studies, religious studies, or other related fields. Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than five years before the date of appointment and have a strong commitment to teaching.  The teaching load will be three courses per year. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2023 and continue until the search is complete.

Application Instructions
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications received by March 20, 2023 will receive the fullest consideration. Applications should be submitted through Interfolio: To apply, submit a cover letter that reflects on relevant experience; CV; the names and contact information of three references; and at least one syllabus.   As diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, in the statement of teaching philosophy, we ask you to provide a short statement telling us how diversity figures into your past and present teaching, research, community engagement, and/or life experience, as well as how you would bring issues of diversity to bear on the leadership, teaching, and programming of the program.

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 our commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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