1.The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago announces a position for a full-time Lecturer in Arabic, for a one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal. Lecturers teach two classes of various levels of Arabic in each of three quarters (Autumn, Winter, Spring) to both undergraduate and graduate students and are expected to contribute to the planning of the curriculum. Applicants must have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic and experience at the college level teaching Arabic as a foreign language. Preference will be given to candidates proficient in an Arabic dialect. A Ph.D. is desirable but not required.
To apply to this position you must submit a cover letter along with a brief description of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Supporting documents, including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi, may also be submitted, if available. All application items except letters of recommendation may only be submitted via the University of Chicago Academic Career Opportunities website at https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu for posting 03297. Letters should be submitted either through the Academic Career Opportunities website or via email to email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin on 28 April and will continue until the position is filled. This position is contingent on budgetary approval.
2. The Department of Art History at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Professor of South Asian art (tenure track) beginning Fall 2017. We invite applications from scholars whose research focuses on any historical period and geographic area of South Asia, but especially welcome candidates specializing in the art, architecture or archaeology of ancient through early modern South Asia, particularly those that complement current faculty strengths in ancient Iran or the Ottoman and Safavid empires.
The deadline to apply for this position is April 14, 2017.
3. The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2017 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Phillip B. Wagoner, Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Wesleyan University. The lecture will take place on Monday, May 1, 2017 at the American Numismatic Society, 75 Varick Street, Floor 11, in New York City.
Prof. Wagoner will speak on “The Deccan as an Integrated Currency Zone: New Approaches to the Study of Peninsular Indian Coin Hoards (1347-1687).”
The lecture will be followed by a response from Finbarr Barry Flood, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities at the Institute of Fine Arts and Department of Art History, New York University.
The lecture will begin at 6:00 PM. It will be preceded by a reception at 5:30 PM.
RSVP Required to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or 212-571-4470 ext. 117.
Government issued photo I.D. required for entry.
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5. PhD-candidate Researching the Contemporary Cultural Production of Lebanon, University of Zurich
The researcher should have a background (Master degree or equivalent) in French/Francophone studies, comparative literature, cultural studies or cultural history or any other comparable specialization with emphasis on the Middle East, in particular Lebanon. Excellent language skills in French, English, and Arabic required.
Deadline for application: 14 April 2017. Information: www.jobs.uzh.ch/jobDetail.php?jobID=7336
6. PhD-candidate in Central Asian/Middle Eastern Studies, Leiden University
We offer a fixed-term post from 1 August 2017 until 31 July 2021. Selection criteria: a MA degree in Central Asian, Iranian or Middle Eastern Studies; excellent command of Turkic, Arabic and Persian, fluency in English; etc.
Deadline for application: 30 April 2017. Information: http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/phd-posities/17-050.html
7. University Lectureship in Religion in International Relations, Leiden University
We offer a fixed-term post from July 2017 through June 2021 after which the position will be reviewed. Selection criteria: a PhD degree in the Study of Religion; a research and publication record commensurate with career stage; demonstrable specialist expertise in the broad and growing field of Religion in International Relations and a vision for the further development of that field; an excellent command of English, etc.
Deadline for application: 17 April 2017. Information: http://werkenbij.leidenuniv.nl/vacatures/wetenschappelijke-functies/17-095.html
8. Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa, SOAS, University of London
Applications are invited from scholars who combine a strong disciplinary background in Political Science with substantive regional engagement.
Deadline for application: 26 April 2017. Information: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AYH872/lecturer-senior-lecturer-in-comparative-politics-of-the-middle-east
9. Articles on “Islam and Images” for Special Issue of “Cinema – Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image”
This issue aims at analyzing Islamic art and aesthetics, with a special focus on the “modes of sense perception” embodied in particular images, taken politically as forms of organization, encompassing forms of visibility, ways of doing and making, and ways of conceptualizing.
Deadline for abstracts: 30 April 2017. Information: http://cjpmi.ifilnova.pt/cfp/Posted in: Academic items
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