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Call for Applications: Post-doctoral Fellowship in Middle East Studies, Yale University

Thursday, March 1, 2018   (0 Comments)

Yale University: Faculty of Arts and Sciences: Social Sciences: MacMillan Center

Post-doctoral Fellowship in Middle East Studies (Early Modern History and Culture)

The Council on Middle East Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale invites applications for a post-doctoral fellowship at Yale University for AY2018–19 with the possibility of renewal for a second and final year, commencing on July 1, 2018. We invite applications from any relevant field in the humanities, although we anticipate teaching needs particularly on early modern Middle East history and culture (1350–1800). The successful candidate will be required to teach one undergraduate course during each year of their appointment.

Compensation includes a competitive salary, moving expenses, research account, health insurance, and other benefits afforded to post-doctoral associates at Yale:

Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to Middle East Studies, in the humanities. All applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one relevant language and fluency in English, and must have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, one-page description of research plans; a draft of a course syllabus, and a title and brief summary of a second course; a CV; and letters of recommendation from two academic references.

We will accept applications immediately with review beginning on March 15, 2018 and continuing until the selections are final.

All information from the applicant should be submitted electronically through Interfolio ( Uploaded PDF copies of signed reference letters will be accepted but signed hard copies should be mailed to the address below.

Cristin Siebert, Program Director, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, P.O. Box 208206 New Haven, CT 06520-8206 USA. Email:

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