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Position Overview
The Department of History at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2019. We seek to appoint a faculty member with expertise in Middle Eastern History. All research specializations, geographic areas, and secondary fields will be considered. A strong commitment to teaching and evidence of scholarly potential are expected.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful applicant will be expected to teach a lower-level Islamic Civilization course, teach upper division courses in the candidate’s field, and work with graduate students in Master of Arts and Master of Applied Historical Research programs. The successful applicant will also be expected to engage in research and service activities commensurate with the Department’s work load policies.

Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in History or Middle Eastern Studies is required by the beginning of the appointment on August 14, 2019. Candidates must demonstrate interest, ability, and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who can contribute to one or more of the department’s current strengths in environmental, gender, military, public, and religious history are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who have a demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence are also encouraged to apply.

Salary and benefits: $52,000 per year, plus an excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees. For more information visit:

Required Application Materials: Please complete the online application and in the attachments section, applicants will submit: 1) a letter of application including research and teaching statements; 2) a current C.V.; 3) one recent representative publication or paper; 4) sample syllabi; and 5) three letters of reference. The letters of reference may be submitted as attachments or by having them sent to Joanne Klein, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725.

Final date for receipt of applications is November 1, 2018. The search committee expects to do preliminary interviews via Skype or another online video service in January 2019.

Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at


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