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Call for Applications: Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture

Brown University invites applications at the level of Associate or Full Professor from a historian of art and architecture with a primary research interest in the study of any region of the Islamic world in the period before 1900, with a preference for a research focus on the period pre-1800. The appointment will begin July 1, 2021.


The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding scholarly achievement with a record of distinction, as well as a commitment to classroom teaching of introductory as well as specialized courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Minassian Professor will be expected to encourage cross-disciplinary collaborations through innovative teaching, research and mentoring, helping to make connections with students and faculty across the university.

Application Instructions

Candidates should provide a letter of application and curriculum vitae and three names  of recommenders. Please submit all materials online via Interfolio. Applications received by Febraury 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. The search will remain open until filled or closed.

Applicants should state in their cover letter how, through their research approaches, teaching methodology and/or public engagement, they are prepared to advance Brown’s strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Important Data

Venue: Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Deadline for application: February 15, 2020


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