The History Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the Kemal H. Karpat Professorship in Ottoman History, a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. We seek a scholar whose work illuminates the Ottoman Empire and the formation of the modern Middle East; research languages must include Ottoman Turkish. The successful candidate will offer courses in Ottoman/Turkish history, as well as introductory instruction on the modern Middle East and perform departmental, university and community services as appropriate for faculty rank.
Interested candidates should find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu, click on “Apply Now” and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of no more than 50 pages. The writing sample may be a self-standing essay, or a chapter from a dissertation or book project. Chapters should be accompanied by a brief outline or statement (less than 2 pages) that sets the chapter in the context of the larger work and its argument.
You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference. To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by November 12, 2017. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. by beginning of appointment in August 2018 and show promise of a distinguished career as a scholar and teacher.
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