The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the history of the Middle East or South Asia to begin in Fall 2018.

Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include a two-semester introductory survey sequence in the Middle East or South Asia and upper level seminars in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Ability to teach courses in the pre-modern period is desirable.


Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence as well as active service to the institution. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application that includes discussion of the candidate’s scholarship, teaching interests and philosophy, and potential to foster diversity among students and the larger campus community, a C.V., at least one sample syllabus, an unofficial transcript, and three letters of recommendation.


To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, family configuration, socio-economic background, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.


Application materials must be submitted online at https://employment.denison.edu.

Contact Information:

Dr. Lauren Araiza, Chair
Department of History
Denison University
Granville, OH 43023
araizal@denison.edu

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