Associate Director position available at UNC-Chapel Hill Mideast center Carolina Center for the Study of Middle East and Muslim Civilizations Associate Director
Associate Director position available at UNC-Chapel Hill Mideast center
Carolina Center for the Study of Middle East and Muslim Civilizations
The staff and programs of the Carolina Center for the Study of Middle
East and Muslim Civilizations work to provide the University and the
people of North Carolina with a campus hub to promote an understanding
of the Middle East through teaching, research, and community outreach,
and to explore and promote cross-regional approaches to Middle East and
Islamic studies, including sponsorship of a wide variety of activities
that bring together interested faculty and students from a large number
of academic disciplines. The Associate Director will be involved in all
aspects of Middle East and Islamic studies program development,
including management of the Center's Title VI award from the U.S.
Department of Education, and will work closely with the Center's
Director, Outreach Coordinator, Business Manager, and Assistant Business
Manager, as well as the Center's partners at the Duke University Middle
East Studies Center
M.A. or Ph.D. in a Social Science field required, with academic
background and experience in Middle East or Islamic Studies. Basic
knowledge of at least one Middle Eastern language preferred.
Qualifications and Experience:
The candidate will have expert knowledge of Middle East or Islamic
studies, well-developed communications skills, experience in writing and
administering grants, and administrative experience.
Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.unc.edu/2500512 and attach a
letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of references.
Consideration of applications will begin on October 15, 2010, and
continue until the position is filled.
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions
about the application process, please contact the University's Equal
Employment Opportunity Office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to
If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring
department, please contact Charles Kurzman, Director, 919-962-1241,