1. Associate or Assistant Director, American Center of Research, Amman, Jordan (ACOR)
The American Center of Research (formerly the American Center of
Oriental Research), a non-profit institution dedicated to advancing
knowledge of Jordan and the interconnected Middle East, past and
present, seeks an Associate or Assistant Director. This full-time
position, resident in Amman, Jordan, is intended to assist the
organization in the implementation of its mission and work toward
future growth. The position is part of senior leadership and reports
to the Director; compensation and title will be based on experience.
Candidates with a post-graduate degree focusing on the Near or Middle
Eastern region are preferred. Those with expertise/experience in the
current, historic, or ancient periods of Jordan, Lebanon, Syria,
and/or the Arabian Peninsula are especially encouraged to apply. A
wide range of specialties are welcome, such as cultural anthropology,
geography, sociology, history, political science, archaeology, ancient
or modern languages, etc. A demonstrated capacity for management of
complex projects is desired. Conversational Arabic is desired and
native fluency in English is required.
Review of applications will begin November 14th, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.
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2. Assistant Professor, Africa and/or Middle East with Public History focus, Suffolk University, History
The Department of History at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor in 20th-century Global History and Politics with a focus on Africa and/or the Middle East. Engagement in Public History with oral history proficiency is highly desirable.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in History at the time of appointment. Outstanding candidates in the final stage of doctoral studies are eligible for consideration but must have the degree in hand by July 1, 2021. Preferred applicants will have proven college/university teaching excellence and engagement with Public History.
Faculty responsibilities for this position include collaborating with departmental faculty to develop curricula in the applicant’s areas of specialization. General duties include teaching five courses per academic year, including core department courses and in the University’s first-year general education curriculum, advising and mentoring students, maintaining a productive research and publication trajectory, and actively participating in the life of the department, college, and university through involvement in shared governance and other service activities.
Application should be made through the Suffolk HR website with a complete submission including the following components: cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, research writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, sampling of course syllabi and recent student evaluations (if available), and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin at once, with a final application deadline of December 1, 2020.
3. Call for Submissions:
The Journal of Iranian Islamic Period History is now taking submissions for one of its issues in 2021.
Quarterly “Journal of Iranian Islamic Period History” after years of publishing scientific articles in the field of post-Islamic history of Iran in Persian, now the first English language issue has published.
The full texts of the articles of this issue of the journal are available in free of charge on the journal’s website. https://tuhistory.tabrizu.ac.ir/ Following the successful publication of the first issue of this journal in English, we plan to publish the second issue of the journal in the spring of 2020. Therefore, we ask Iranian history researchers to submit their scientific articles in English to this journal.
This journal welcomes the scientific articles of doctoral students along with their professors and the scientific articles of university professors and independent researchers in English on the history of post-Islamic Iran. Topics Articles can include history of culture, foreign policy and so on. More information can be found on our website at https://tuhistory.tabrizu.ac.ir/ . We are open to submissions from students in any year, from any subject and require no previous publication experience. We also welcome submissions from academics, writers, and faculty experts. We offer an opportunity to be published online and in print for a broad international and inter-university readership.
In this issue, we welcome pieces that address the articles on new, non-repetitive, and preferably micro-research topics in the political-military, social, cultural, and economic fields of post-Islamic Iranian history. The journal aims to offer an opportunity for readers to engage with accessible and reflective content that will offer relevant context for a discussion of favorite topics in these areas. That said, any pieces that discuss other topics of Iranian history are also welcome. This can include Healthcare, roads and communication routes, beliefs, sciences, relations with other countries, historiography, art, architecture, etc. throughout the history of post-Islamic Iran. In short, submissions will not be limited in any way to solely discussion of one or more topics from the history of post-Islamic Iran.
Please circulate the above information amongst any faculty, department or college peers. For any questions at all, please feel free to reach out to the editor in chief at firstname.lastname@example.org .
4. University of Toronto to establish Institute of Iranian Studies