Middle East/Islamic World History: The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History of the Middle East/Islamic World, specialization and period open. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/2 load include a two-semester introductory course sequence in Middle Eastern history (600 C.E. to the present) and a broad array of upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields.
Denison, located just 30 miles from the Columbus, OH, metropolitan area, is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence as well as active service to the institution. The college offers generous annual professional development funds, a junior faculty leave and regular sabbaticals, and a generous benefit package.
Ph.D. and college-level teaching experience preferred; minimum requirement is Ph.D. in History or related field completed by appointment at the assistant professor level on August 27, 2016. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, January 7-10, 2016. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 13, 2015, and must include a letter of application that includes discussion of both teaching and research interests, C.V., sample syllabi, an article-length writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
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