Assistant Professor, Full-Time Tenure Track, Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor, Full-Time Tenure Track  
Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
New York University Arts and Science

The Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in cultural studies of the Middle East at the assistant professor level, to begin September 1, 2024, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The department welcomes candidates from different fields in the humanities and social sciences who can contribute to the department's undergraduate curriculum and the interdisciplinary graduate track in Culture and Representation. We seek a scholar working on contemporary North Africa or the Arabian Peninsula whose work preferably deploys a transnational, decolonial or cross-cultural approach and engages with critical theories of gender, sexuality, class, race, space, materiality, or performance.
Candidates must have the Ph.D. by the time of appointment, demonstrate potential for superior scholarly accomplishment, and be prepared to teach a wide range of graduate and undergraduate courses and to supervise doctoral dissertation research.  
Deadline for application: December 1, 2023
Application materials should include: detailed cover letter; cv; 2 writing samples; 3 letters of recommendation; 1 undergraduate and 1 graduate sample syllabi; a statement of your approaches to teaching, including how you support diversity and inclusion in the classroom.

Applicants must apply through Interfolio using this link:

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 that 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
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EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $85,000 - $135,000. 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.

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