The Department of History at Virginia Tech seeks a Historian of the Middle East at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor; nine-month appointment, beginning August 2012. Ph.D. preferred but will consider advanced ABD at Visiting Lecturer rank. Teaching load: 3 courses per semester. Candidates must be able to teach both halves of the introductory History of the Middle East course and two or more of the following: Critical Issues in World History, Age of Globalization, Arab-Israeli Dispute, or other advanced courses in area of specialization. Review of applications will begin 22 June 2012 and continue until position is filled (contingent on final budget approval). Candidates must apply online at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu (posting number 0121887) and upload a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of teaching evaluations.
Please have three letters of recommendation sent to:
Middle East Search Committee
Department of History (0117)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women, people of color, veterans, and people with disabilities.