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The Department of History at Rowan University is seeking a specialist in Ottoman history or the history of the modern Middle East with an ability to teach a course in Historical Methods and preferably World History since 1500. This is a one-year ¾ time position for 2017-2018 academic year with a possible extension for at least two more years. Teaching duties will include three history courses per semester, including Historical Methods and one or two upper level courses per semester such as Modern Middle East (scheduled for fall 2017), Islamic Civilizations, Ottoman History, Arab-Israeli Conflict, Islamist Movements and/or a course in the candidate’s area of research and/or World History since 1500. In addition, the successful candidate will support the History Department by providing light service to the department.


The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree by the time of employment and evidence of college teaching experience. Applications must be submitted online at  Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, sample syllabi or a course outline for at least one of the upper-level courses listed above, and other supporting materials by June 10, 2017. The committee will begin reviewing applications after that date.

Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University is comprised of seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

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