Assistant Professor in Medieval Islamic History – Harvard

The departments of History and of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) seek to make a joint, full-time, tenure-track appointment with the rank of assistant professor in Medieval Islamic History. We welcome applicants who specialize in the medieval period (600-1500) and in various subfields, including (but not limited to) cultural history, digital humanities, economic history, gender history, intellectual history, legal history, political history, and social history. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and advise at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including teaching general surveys of Islamic history in the medieval period (600-1500), and will have an excellent reading knowledge of Arabic, Persian or Turkish and the ability to guide graduate students in the reading of primary sources in at least one of these languages. 

The appointment is expected to begin on 1 July 2022. Candidates are required to have a completed doctorate by 15 December 2021. 

The deadline for applications is 15 October 2021. To apply, please visit the job advertisement.