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Department of History at Salem State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Middle Eastern History and Islamic World, beginning September 2013. Teaching and research specializations are open to any period and field, excluding Ottoman history. The search committee seeks applicants with strong teaching potential and promising scholarship. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate area courses, as well as teaching in the university’s core curriculum. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a variety of regional and topics courses. Deadline for submission of all application materials is December 1, 2012. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA convention. Subject to available funding.

Required qualifications include: Ph.D. or ABD with significant progress towards Ph.D. in History with a focus on Middle Eastern History.

Preferred qualifications include:Ph.D. and experience in and a commitment to teaching in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles; and experience in distance learning and instructional technologies.

To see the full list of benefits, review the complete job description and to apply online, please visit , and attach your résumé and cover letter. Copies of all transcripts should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire. Three letters of recommendation required. 

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