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Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies, Tenure Track

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin - Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies

Location: Dublin - Ireland
Salary: €34,214 to €83,102
£30,429.97 to £73,911 converted salary* - please see advert
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th August 2019
Closes: 27th September 2019
Job Ref: 034015

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies

Location: Main Campus

College Green
Dublin 2

Reports to: Head of Department and Head of School


Appointment will be made on the Lecturer Salary Scale at a point in line with Government Pay Policy [€34,214 to €83,102 per annum]. Appointment will be made no higher than point 8 (€48,572)

Hours of Work:

Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements. For further information please follow the link below:

Closing Date: 12 Noon (Irish Standard Time) on 27th September 2019

*This position is a Tenure Track position which is 5-years in the first instance, permanency is subject to satisfying the tenure requirements.

The successful candidate will be expected to take up post in January 2020.

Post Summary

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies welcomes applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. Applications from candidates with a specialisation in one or more of the following will be particularly welcome: Cultural Anthropology, Politics of the Middle East, History of the Middle East. An ability to teach Arabic will be particularly welcome. Applicants may have one or more regional specialisations including (but not limited to) any of the following: North Africa, the Gulf States, Iraq.

Applicants must hold a PhD and have a strong research profile appropriate to their career stage. S/he will be expected to demonstrate an ability to address wider thematic debates and to teach survey courses to undergraduates, as well as offer more advanced research led modules in their area of specialisation. S/he will also be expected to develop modules for post graduate students and to contribute to teaching of an MPhil and a Certificate in Middle Eastern Studies.

The candidate will develop new modules as well as contribute to modules in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies. She/he will be expected to contribute to and to develop the programme in Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations, and the programme in Middle Eastern and European Languages and Cultures. The successful candidate will also be expected to perform administrative duties as set by the head of department and head of school.

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