Sewanee: The University of the South, the History Department, invites applications for a one-year position in Middle Eastern history at the rank of Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 2012. Applicants should have in hand or be near completion of a PhD in history with a focus on the Middle East, or a closely related field. The successful applicant will teach six courses including a two-course sequence on Middle Eastern history, two sections of Sewanee’s introductory history course, and two upper-level seminars. While the geographical focus is open, applicants who can teach on modern Middle Eastern history will be strongly preferred.

The University of the South comprises a highly-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. It is located on a striking, 13,000-acre domain on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau. For more information on Sewanee, visit www.sewanee.edu.

Applicants should send or email CV, course proposals or syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Nicholas E. Roberts, Department of History, Sewanee TN 37383 (nerobert@sewanee.edu). Sewanee is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity. Interviews will be scheduled by Skype and the position will be filled as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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