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Miami University, Oxford (OH) -- TT Asst. Professor -- Critical Security Studies[]

The Department of Global and Intercultural Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to teach in International Studies, to include Critical Security Studies of the Middle East; maintain an active research agenda; advise students; and provide service to the institution.Require: A Ph.D. in Anthropology, Economics, Geography, History, International Studies, Political Science or interdisciplinary work within these or related, cognate fields by date of appointment in August 2019. Candidates should have Middle East regional expertise, relevant language ability, and field work experience. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee.

Consideration may be given to candidates with interdisciplinary conceptual and methodological perspectives in both critical and applied analyses of the complex social, political, and economic changes shaping the contemporary Middle East; those whose scholarship may include but is not limited to: critical political economies; environmental and human security; international and civil conflict; migration; as well as the cultural, gender, sexuality, race, and class dimensions of these issues.

Consideration may also be given to candidates with demonstrated potential for interdisciplinary teaching that engages the International Studies curriculum and other of the academic majors and minors offered by the Department of Global and Intercultural Studies: Asian/Asian-American Studies; American Studies; Black World Studies; Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies; Middle East and Islamic Studies; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a writing sample (one chapter or journal article in length), and statement of teaching philosophy to Screening of applications will begin on October 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Direct queries about the search to Dr. Carl Dahlman at or Dr. Nathan French at Department will request letters of reference.

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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University of Washington (WA) - Assistant Professor, Persian and Iranian Studies[]

The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilization, University of Washington in Seattle, WA, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Persian and Iranian Studies, to begin September 2019. This is a full-time, 9-month position.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Teaching duties will include, but are not limited to, undergraduate survey courses in Persian and Iranian Studies within the frame of the Islamic world, and seminars in classical and/or modern Persian language, literature and culture. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to University and departmental committees, the multiple graduate programs in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the University of Washington, as well as to community outreach efforts. The successful applicant will be expected to develop curricula and teaching materials, to engage in team-teaching, and to train and supervise teaching assistants.

Our faculty, staff, and students are intellectually engaged with the ways that race, gender identity, sexuality, ability, class, and ethnicity intersect and shape the human experience, both within the educational experience and outside of it.  Through this work, we encourage all members of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization to think critically about the world around them and engage actively.

Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Persian and/or Iranian Studies or a related field by the date of appointment and have native or near-native fluency in both Persian and English. Candidates must possess at least one year of experience teaching at the college or university level.