November 03, 2010
Assistant Professor in Arabic and Islamic Studies
The University of Kansas--Lawrence, KS
The Department of African and African-American Studies seeks candidates for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with specialization in Arabic and Islamic Studies to being as early as August 18, 2011. Ph.D. Required. Review begins Dec. 1, 2010.
For more information and to apply, to to https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00002203. EO/AA Employer.
-Ph.D. or its equivalent (e.g., Ed.D.) or ABD in Arabic and Islamic Studies, or in a social science or humanities discipline with an explicit focus on Arabic and Islamic Studies on the continent of Africa, expected by start date of appointment.
-Teaching experience in a relevant field (Arabic and Islamic Studies or related field); Native or near-native proficiency in Arabic.
-Familiarity with and ability to teach at a basic level in African Studies more generally.
Evaluation of the above requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in CV, (3) information provided from professional references, and (4) student and/or peer evaluation and/or syllabi. The individual should have a strong commitment to quality scholarship demonstrated through a past record of research productivity and/or a strong indication of a potential for research productivity and grant activity in the future.
-Familiarity with Arabic and Islamic African cultures.
-Experience with an African Studies Center.
-Experience in teaching and advising at the graduate level in Arabic and Islamic Studies.
-Technological capabilities for classroom and website development.
-Familiarity with other African languages, beyond Modern Standard Arabic.
-A regular pattern of public presentation of research
-A record of grant activity and publication.
-Ability to contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches
Garth Myers, Search Committee Chair
University of Kansas
Department of African and African-American Studies
1440 Jayhawk Boulevard
Rm 9 Bailey Hall
Posted by kekeenan at November 3, 2010 01:39 PM
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