The Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia invites applications for an Associate Research Scholar position in the History of Islamic Civilization. Applicants can be from the disciplines of history, law, literature, as well as Islamic studies. The appointment will be for the year, July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory performance and continued funding. Assuming approval by the Department of Near Eastern Studies and the Dean of the Faculty, the associate research scholar will be expected to teach a one-semester undergraduate course, which may be open to graduate students. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. degree and are expected to pursue independent research at Princeton and to participate in Institute-related activities on campus. Travel assistance of up to $1000 for round-trip, economy-class airfare will be available to the appointee and her or his immediate family. The salary, to be approved by the Department and the Dean of the Faculty, will be based on the successful candidate’s qualifications. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.
Interested applicants must apply online at https://jobs.princeton.edu
and submit a current curriculum vitae, a research statement (maximum length 2 pages), a cover letter, and contact information for three references. We will begin reviewing applications on February 13, 2015.
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.