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The Department of History and Politics invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor of History with an expertise in historical perspectives on the peoples, cultures, geographies and material cultures of the Middle East and/or Africa, to begin Fall 2014.

The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at the lower- and upper-levels, in a liberal arts setting. Candidates must possess a demonstrated history of excellence in teaching and advising, as well as scholarship. She/he will be expected to contribute to the College’s integrated core curriculum, as well as through service to the campus and local communities.
While we prefer candidates with a specific geographic focus in the Middle East or Northern Africa, an understanding of the ability to teach later and contemporary developments within Islamic societies, particularly with a special focus on diasporic or transnational contexts is also desired.

This position is pending budgetary approval. Minimum qualification: PhD.

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The motto “Men and Women in Service of Others” on the University seal describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis is comprised of three colleges: the College for Professional Studies, Regis College and the Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions.
Regis University’s main campus is based in Denver, Colorado, but has campuses throughout Colorado’s Front Range and through its distance learning initiatives. Regis University currently employees approximately 1,000 faculty and staff and over 1,600 affiliate faculty so that more than 14,000 students are instructed in its Jesuit Catholic values-centered education.

To apply, please attach a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample. Letters for recommendation can be sent to: Dr. Dan Clayton, Chair of Search Committee, History and Politics Department, Regis University G-16, 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver, CO 80221.

Applications should be received by November 25, 2013.

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