[Job Vacancy] Assistant Professor in Modern Arabic Studies (Fixed Term)

The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Modern Arabic Studies in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies to begin on 1 October 2022. The appointment is for 12 months in the first instance.

Applicants will have the opportunity to contribute to the delivery of a stimulating programme for bright and highly-motivated students taking Arabic, Persian, Hebrew often in conjunction with a modern European language. The successful candidate should have a PhD in some aspect of Arabic Studies. They will be expected to contribute substantially to teaching on the history and society of the modern Middle East, along with colleagues focusing on Iran, Israel and North Africa in Years 1 and 2 (Part IA and Part IB) of the curriculum. They will also be expected to deliver a Y4 (Part II) special subject on the modern history of the Arab world, and supervise undergraduate dissertations in modern Arabic Studies. They will also have a role in setting and marking exams. The post also involves MPhil teaching and supervision as required and participation in the academic administration of the department, including outreach, and regular committee work. The post holder will work under the general leadership of the Head of Department.

In order for your application to be considered, please ensure that you upload your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a covering letter in the Upload section of the online applications. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Informal enquiries about the role may be made to Amira Bennison (knb21@cam.ac.uk) If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact the Schools HR team on sahhr@admin.cam.ac.uk.

The closing date is Midnight (GMT) on Sunday 7 August 2022.

Please quote reference GU32005 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy

We particularly encourage women and /or candidates from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background to apply for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level within our University.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

For more details, please visit: https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/35730/

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