Persian and Iranian studies or Gulf Studies
The Department of Middle East Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position.
Applications may be in Iranian studies (or "the Persianate World") or Gulf studies (including one or more of the Arab Gulf states) in the mediaeval, early-modern or modern periods. The position will begin 1 October 2024.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. S/he will be expected to actively engage in research, supervise graduate students, and take part in academic activity in the Department of Middle East Studies, in addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on Iranian/Gulf studies covering various periods.
Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. Ph.D. candidates may also apply, but they will have to present a letter from their advisor, committing to graduation by March 1, 2024.
Candidates are expected to demonstrate commitment to full-time teaching, supervision of graduate students, service to the department, faculty and the university. Candidates are equally expected to present an active research and publication agenda. The instruction language is Hebrew.
The application should include:
1. A Curriculum Vitae with contact information.
2. A cover letter.
3. A description of research and teaching agenda.
4. Recent publications and/or writing samples.
5. Letters of reference (see below).
• For the rank of Lecturer: 3-4 References, at least 2 "independent" and at least 2 from institutions abroad.
• For the rank of Senior Lecturer: 4-5 References, at least 2 "independent" and at least 2 from institutions abroad.
• For the rank of Professor: 5-6 References, at least 4 "independent" and at least 3 from institutions abroad.
One of the letters should be from the candidate's supervisor (Ph.D., M.Sc. , Post Doc)
Prof. Relli Shechter, Chair
Department of Middle East Studies
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva