The Department of History at Furman University is seeking candidates for an open-rank, tenure-track position in any field of the history of the Middle East and the Islamic world.
The chronological and geographical focus remain open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach survey courses in Middle Eastern history, with a preference for North African history. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of appointment and will be expected to become an excellent classroom instructor and student mentor, establish and maintain an active scholarly agenda, and be an enthusiastic contributor of service to the History department as well as to the University. Furman seeks candidates who can enrich the diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The teaching load is 3-2.
Applicants must submit materials no later than September 28, 2018, through the Furman University website here. The position will begin in August 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted remotely via videoconference in mid-October 2018.
2. Cover Letter – The cover letter should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.
3. Three Letters of Recommendation (The applicant may directly upload letters of recommendation, submit them to Ms. Westmoreland via Interfolio, or have recommenders send them via email.)
Department of History