1. Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Classical Islam, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies, Brandeis University
Candidates must demonstrate expertise in classical Islamic texts in
context, excellent command of Classical Arabic, and
the ability to teach courses using original sources and English
translation at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Deadline for applications: 15 October 2021
2. Lecturer in Arabic Language
New York University Shanghai, China
Location: China, Shanghai
Start date: Aug 31, 2021
NYU Shanghai invites applications for a full-time Language Lecturer position to teach Arabic to a diverse group of students from around the world. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching diverse varieties of Arabic and/or incorporating varieties of Arabic into the classroom.
NYU Shanghai is looking for dynamic individuals who are eager to contribute to its growing language programs through innovative teaching, student-centered initiatives, faculty development, and participation in the intellectual life of NYU Shanghai. Appointments are for three years effective September 1, 2022, subject to a review at the end of the first year; contracts are renewable.
Terms of employment at NYU Shanghai are comparable to NYU New York and other U.S. institutions.
Applicants should have near-native fluency in the language(s) of instruction, a Master’s degree in a related field, and at least two years of post-degree teaching experience in a college or university setting. Candidates must be able to teach at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels of a rigorous and demanding undergraduate language program, and should have experience teaching in culturally diverse classrooms. According to Chinese visa regulations, qualified applicants must hold a valid passport from a country where Arabic is an official language.
The deadline for applications is November 1, 2021. To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and a document listing the names of three references.
Please visit our website at http://shanghai.nyu.edu/en/about/work-here/open-positions-faculty for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please email the NYU Shanghai NY Office of Faculty Recruitment email@example.com.
Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/93524
3. International Conference / Colloque international
will take place online via Zoom / aura lieu en visioconférence via Zoom
on Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd October, 2021 / les 1-2 octobre 2021
The conference will discuss ideological variants as cultural and historical phenomena particularly illustrative of the concept of dynamic and collective authorship. These phenomena will be addressed by the speakers in a wide array of case studies, including historiographical and literary texts produced from the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries in various parts of the Persianate world, from Anatolia in the West to Central Asia in the East (see program attached).
Convenors: Philip Bockholt (Leipzig University) and Sacha Alsancakli (CeRMI/Sorbonne nouvelle)
The conference is supported by the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, the University of Leipzig, and the Centre de Recherche sur le Monde Iranien (CeRMI, CNRS UMR 8041)
CeRMI – CNRS UMR 8041
Centre de Recherche sur le Monde Iranien