Faculty Fellow for Near Eastern Studies at the NYU Hagop Kevorkian Center

The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track position as Faculty Fellow to begin September 1st, 2018, pending budgetary and administrative approval.  The appointment will be for one year, renewable for a further two years. The appointee will be expected to teach at the graduate level (MAs and some PhDs), advise MA students, and participate in the activities of the Kevorkian Center.


We are looking for an outstanding junior scholar in any social science or humanities discipline whose research offers a critical perspective on the contemporary Middle East and would complement the strengths of our existing faculty in Middle Eastern Studies. The ideal candidate has an in-depth understanding of the modern Middle East, knowledge of at least one Middle Eastern language, and has a Ph.D. in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Comparative Middle Eastern Studies, Cultural Studies, Politics/Political Economy, Sociology, Urban Studies/Geography, or similar. A demonstrated research and teaching experience is required, and advising experience is a plus. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2018.  We are especially interested in receiving applications from women and minority candidates

Application instructions

Please submit a cover letter, a CV, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.

Application date
1 Jan 2018
1 year, renewable
America United States Mid-Atlantic
Humanities Anthropology, Ethnology and Folklore Archaeology Architecture Art & Art History Classical Studies Digital Humanities History History & Philosophy of Science Linguistics Literature Media Studies Music & Musicology Philosophy Religion & Theology
Required post-doc experience: 
between 0 and 9 years
Grants available