Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Middle Eastern and Islamic History, c. 600 - 1700 - AOAC1954RXHM

Applications are invited for an Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Middle Eastern and Islamic History focused on the period c. 600-1700, tenable from 1 September 2019 for a period of one year. This post is intended as a temporary teaching replacement for Professor Andrew Peacock who will be on externally funded research leave. The successful candidate will be required to teach the following Honours (third/fourth year) course: ME3613 Arabs, Persians and Turks in the Early Islamic East in the Age of the Caliphates (600-1200). They will also be expected to contribute to lectures and tutorials of the group-taught sub-honours (second year) module MH2002 Introduction to Middle Eastern and Islamic History. The successful candidate will also be required to contribute to the teaching of other sub-honours modules (either ME1003 The Fall of Rome and the Origins of Europe; or ME2003 Medieval Europe, 11th-15th C), and the MLitts in Middle Eastern and Iranian Studies.

The successful candidate will join a distinguished cluster of scholars working on aspects of Middle Eastern history. You must have a command of classical Arabic and/or Persian. Candidates should be able to contribute to the activities of the Institute of Iranian Studies ( and the Centre for Anatolian and East Mediterranean Studies ( ). Further information on the University and the School of History can be found at the University website (

To discuss this post informally candidates may wish to contact the Chair of the Department of Middle East Studies, Professor Andrew Peacock (

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Closing Date: 14 June 2019

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School of History
Salary: £33,199 - £39,609 per annum
Start Date: 1 August 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter
Fixed Term for 1 year

Associate Lecturer (Education Focused) in Middle Eastern and Islamic History, c. 600 - 1700 - AOAC1954RXHM