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Requisition Number: 019543
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: History
College: Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts
Appointment Title: HIST VAP Fall 20
Special Appointment (if applicable)
Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor
Tenure Status: Not Eligible for Tenure
Faculty Announcement: The Department of History at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in African or Middle Eastern history, beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses each semester, including lower-division courses that serve the University Core Curriculum and the major/minor (HIST 1050 Modern World History and HIST 1500 State, Society, and the Citizen in the Modern Middle East or HIST 1600 African States and Societies since 1800) and one upper-division course in the major.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie-classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

Ph.D. by August 2020 is strongly preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Applicants should submit complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) sample syllabi, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Elizabeth Drummond, Chair of History, at Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu. For questions, contact Elizabeth Drummond at Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on March 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted by video conference beginning in early April.

Specific areas of competency within the discipline: The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses each semester, including lower-division courses that serve the University Core Curriculum and the major/minor (HIST 1050 Modern World History and HIST 1500 State, Society, and the Citizen in the Modern Middle East or HIST 1600 African States and Societies since 1800) and one upper-division course in the major.
Degree Required: Ph.D. by August 2020 is strongly preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered.
Prior teaching experience required (years):
Special Instructions: Applicants should submit complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) sample syllabi, online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Elizabeth Drummond, Chair of History, at Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu. For questions, contact Elizabeth Drummond at Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on March 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted by video conference beginning in early April.
Posting Date: 02/26/2020
Application Deadline Date:

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Selected Publications

Optional Documents

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