University of Oxford: Position in Islamic History

Posted on March 24, 2009


Departmental Lecturership in Islamic History,  1000-1500 Salary Grade 7, £28,839 ­ £35,469 per  annum

 Applications are invited for a teaching position in Islamic  History, 1000-1500. This fixed-term post is to commence on 1 September  2009 and run until 31 August 2010. The principal duties of the post are to  give lectures and classes in Islamic History during the absence on  research leave of the current postholder, and to examine. Candidates  should have a primary field of expertise in the Middle Periods of Islamic  history; hold, or be working towards, a doctorate in an appropriate field;  and be able to demonstrate that they can teach medieval Islamic history  and text classes in classical and medieval Arabic.

Further  particulars, including details of how to apply, should be obtained from or from the office of The Faculty Board Secretary,  Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford, OX1 2LE, tel. +44 1865 288202; fax  no. +44-(0)1865-278190; e-mail

Applications,  references (six hard copies, except from candidates based outside the UK  who need send only one) and an application summary sheet (Appendix A)  should reach the Faculty Board Secretary at the address given above, to  arrive not later than Thursday 16 April 2009. Interviews will be held as  soon as possible after the closing date.

The University is an equal  opportunities employer.

 Contact Info:
The Faculty Board Secretary
Oriental Institute
Pusey Lane
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)1865-288202
Fax: +44 (0)1865-278190

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