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Tenure track positions

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The Haifa Center for Mediterranean History (HCMH) and the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Haifa, Israel, invite applications for a tenure track position in Mediterranean history (prehistory to 1800). HCMH, which began its work this year, promotes the historical study of the pre-modern Mediterranean in Haifa, and aims to connect it to the vibrant international networks of Mediterranean research. HCMH encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration on Mediterranean themes within the University of Haifa and outside it. We are looking for candidates who are able to demonstrate proven academic excellence in their respective fields of expertise, together with an extensive background in Mediterranean studies and a fully-developed Mediterraneanist approach guiding their research. We encourage applications working in all related fields. The eastern Mediterranean basin, and/or environmental history are themes of particular interest.

The position is open to any rank. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrable commitment to both teaching and research. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses per year (undergraduate, graduate), supervise theses, and carry usual nonteaching duties. Primary teaching language: Hebrew. Salary according to scale.  Position beginning October 2017. We expect the successful candidate to take a leading role in the work of HCMH. Ideally, the candidate will be affiliated to both HCMH (in the framework of the School of History) and a relevant department.

Please submit a dossier including: CV and list of publications, short past and future research profile, sample of writing (up to 8,000 words). Application materials in PDF should be emailed to Ms. Hilla Heinemann, HCMH administrator, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please have three references sent directly to this address. Preference will be given to applications received by 15 April 2017.