The Department of History at George Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track position in early or medieval Islamic history to begin as early as fall of 2016. We encourage applications from scholars working on any aspect of early or medieval Islamic history or a closely related field.
Applicants must have a PhD in early or medieval Islamic history or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment. Applicants should have a clear research agenda as demonstrated by publications, works in progress and/or presentations, as well as promise of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by student evaluations, peer reviews, or supervisor's comments.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Applicants should complete an online application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/28673 and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts and an example of written work. Three letters of recommendation must be either uploaded with the online application or may be emailed to GWHistorySearch@gwu.edu, or physically mailed to History Search, George Washington University, Department of History, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent pending budgetary approval and the satisfactory outcome of a standard background check.
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.