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Position opening: Tenure-track assistant professor in 19th century Middle East history, Yale University, October 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

The Yale University Department of History seeks to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in the history of the nineteenth-century Middle East. We encourage applications from scholars working in any area of the Middle East, including the Persianate world, excluding Egypt. Applicants must have expertise in, and be able to teach, the long nineteenth century in the modern Middle East including knowledge of the relevant languages and societies.

We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhD’s and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree by the time of appointment. 

All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of research, statement of teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading via Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/128468. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but will be requested later.  For questions, please contact Caryn Carson, Senior Administrative Assistant, at [email protected] . The review of applications will begin October 1, 2023. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.