Lectureship in Islamic Studies and Arabic

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Lectureship in Islamic Studies and Arabic

The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Islamic

and Arabic in the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
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beginning in
September 2009.

The successful candidate is expected to have the ability to engage in
in core areas of Islamic studies (such as the Qur¹an, Sufism, hadith,
fiqh, or
philosophy). Fluency in Arabic is essential, and the successful
candidate will
be expected to teach courses using Arabic texts as well as courses using
in translation. A degree of fluency in another related language ­
Persian and/or Turkish ­ is an added advantage. In addition, this
will show promise in or have an established record of achieving
excellence in
research and publication.

This candidate will contribute to a new undergraduate degree in Islamic
Studies, as well as supervising postgraduates in a wide range of topics
relating to the study of Islam. Additional desirable areas of academic
may include: Islamic science, modern Islamic movements, kalam, gender
Islamic finance, regional interests outside of the Arab world, or
approaches to the study of Islam.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic department committed to
in teaching and research, with a long history of prominence in Islamic
In the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise, IMES achieved the
national result, confirming the department's continuing role as a
programme for research and study of Islam, the Middle East, and other
subjects; in the assessment over 70% of research activity in IMES was
classified as being Œworld-leading in terms of originality, significance

At the University of Edinburgh, IMES operates in partnership with two
major centres of research and teaching relating to the Arab and Islamic
the Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World
and the new Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in
Contemporary World.

For those who wish to apply on-line, please follow the on-line
procedure at www.jobs.ed.ac.uk
Applications should include the names and addresses of two referees.
should be asked to send their references at the time of application
Islamic Studies Search
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Edinburgh

19 George Square Edinburgh, UK EH8 9LD
Phone: +44 (0) 131 650 4182; Fax: +44 (0) 131 650 6804
Email: islamic.studies@ed.ac.uk
Website: www.imes.ed.ac.uk

Applicants should ensure that their references the address above by the
deadline. Failure to do so may result in the application not being
for short-listing. It is anticipated that interviews will be held in
beginning the week of 11 May or as soon as possible thereafter.

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World
University of Edinburgh

16-19 George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LD

Web: www.casaw.ac.uk

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with
registration number SC005336.
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The Middle East Institute and the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University invite applications for an appointment as Arcapita Visiting Professor of Modern Arab Studies for a one-semester position for the fall 2017 or spring 2018 semester. The position may be filled at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, or Visiting Professor. We are interested in candidates whose field of research and teaching is in history, culture, or social sciences of the modern Arab world. The incumbent will be expected to teach two courses in this field, to participate in the activities of the Middle East Institute and to give a brown bag lecture and other such public lectures as may be appropriate. The position offers competitive remuneration.
All applications must be made through Columbia University's online Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS).
More details available at
https://academicjo bs.columbia.edu/appl icants/js :