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The History Department at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Islamic History, beginning in August 2014. Teaching responsibilities include World History, Islamic World survey, and upper-division courses in areas of specialization. Fields of research and chronological period of specialization are open. Ph.D. and previous teaching experience preferred. Please visit our website to submit an electronic application. Please include a c.v. and a cover letter describing your teaching and research goals. Three professional references will be asked to submit letters of reference, at least one of which should speak to the candidates teaching effectiveness. For full consideration, application must be submitted by November 15, 2013 and letters of recommendation by November 25, 2013. Inquiries can be addressed to Timothy J. Shannon at:

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College celebrates diversity and welcomes applications from members of any group that has been historically underrepresented in the American academy. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability.

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