The History Department at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Middle Eastern and North African history, with the possibility of a renewal. The region and period of specialization is open, but the ability to teach classes on North Africa is preferred. The successful applicant will teach four undergraduate courses (ordinarily two preparations) a semester, including a survey of modern Middle Eastern history and upper-level classes in their specialty, and perform basic departmental service. Some support for scholarly activity will be available. The appointment will begin in August 26, 2019. Ph.D. in hand preferred. Applicants must submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and teaching evaluations at https://careers.loyola.edu. Paper applications cannot be accepted. Review of applications will begin on March 25. We aim to conduct Skype interviews in early April.

Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective, Jesuit Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a residential section of Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls over 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and 2,000 students in its graduate programs. Conveniently located on the Washington-New York corridor, Loyola offers easy access to a number of university research libraries as well as the Library of Congress.

In recent years, Loyola has undergone dramatic growth and development, adding numerous academic programs and positions. Global Studies, which entails several history courses, has been among the largest growth areas. Loyola also currently offers study abroad programs or exchanges in more than twenty countries.

The University welcomes applicants from all backgrounds who can contribute to its educational mission. Loyola is an equal employment opportunity employer, and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups regardless of religious affiliation. Additional information is available at www.loyola.edu. All applications are confidential.

To apply, go to https://careers.loyola.edu/postings/4199.

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