Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of the Islamic World/Middle East in the Department of History beginning Fall 2017. The rank will be Assistant Professor or instructor depending on qualifications; with appropriate qualifications, appointment at the Associate level may be considered. Applicants should possess or be close to completing a doctoral degree. The successful candidate will teach courses at all levels in the history of the Islamic World and the modern Middle East along with contributions in the College’s general education program, Connections. She or he will also cultivate connections with other programs, initiatives, and departments beyond history, for example, International Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, Government, and Religious Studies. Franklin & Marshall faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, active mentors, and productive scholars. Teaching load is 3/2.
Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.
Candidates should submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/36412): letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, teaching statement, research statement, a writing sample, teaching evaluation forms, and three letters of recommendation. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 15, 2016.
Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion.