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Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Ottoman and Turkish Studies – McGill University

Assistant Professor, Ottoman and Turkish Studies – McGill University
McGill University, Institute of Islamic Studies
Ottoman and Turkish Studies

The Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University, seeks to fill a
tenure-stream position in Ottoman and Turkish Studies. Applications are
welcome from scholars in all disciplines, who work on any aspect of the
Ottoman Empire, modern Turkey, or Turkic Central Asia. Applicants whose
research focuses on women, gender, and sexuality are especially
encouraged to apply. In general, the committee is interested in
receiving applications from scholars who adopt innovative and
theoretically informed approaches to their areas of specialization. The
ability to teach graduate-level courses using primary source material in
the original language is required; ability to contribute to the
Institute’s Ottoman/Turkish language program is desirable. Knowledge of
French is an asset. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of
Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under
exceptional circumstances. Starting date: August 1, 2016.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a
complete CV, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent
from the referees’ institutional email accounts, to the following
website: Informal
inquiries may be directed to Mr. Andrew Staples, the Institute’s
Administrative Officer, at Further
information about the Institute of Islamic Studies can be found at

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It
welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation
or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to
diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply;
however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application deadline: November 15, 2015.