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UC Irvine Professorship in Jews in the Muslim World

The School of Humanities at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a position in the study of “Jews in the Muslim World” (any time period, medieval to modern), in any discipline in the humanities, including history, literary studies, or visual studies. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in a department within the School of Humanities. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate curriculum of their home department as well as to the development of the Jewish Studies Program/Center for Jewish Studies at UCI. For more information on the UCI School of Humanities and its academic departments, visit https://www.humanities.uci.edu/.

UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, and other under-represented groups. UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is the recipient of an NSF Advance Award for gender equity.

Candidates should submit a cover letter that describes their accomplishments and experience; a current CV; an Inclusive Excellence Activities Statement; a teaching statement; an article or book chapter not to exceed 30 pages; and arrange for the submission of three letters of recommendation, which will be requested if the candidate is being considered on the long list.

Applications need to be submitted electronically at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF08614 . To ensure full consideration, applications need to be submitted by November 1, 2023.

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. in any relevant Humanities discipline or an interdisciplinary field. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. Ph.D. must
be completed by the date of appointment (7/1/2024).

Questions about the electronic submission procedure should be directed to Marc Kanda (mhkanda@uci.edu). All other questions about the position should be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Houri Berberian (houri.berberian@uci.edu).