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Swarthmore College, the Department of History, invites applications for a full-time, three-year position as assistant professor of modern Middle Eastern history to begin fall semester, 2013. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, and offer a range of courses including survey courses, first-year seminars, upper-division courses. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation.

Candidates should apply at (Prof. Robert Weinberg, Chair, Dept. of History, Swarthmore College, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081). Email inquiries (but not applications) can be made to We intend to interview at the Middle East Studies Association annual meeting. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore is strongly committed to employment practices and faculty mentoring that advance excellence through diversity in its educational program. We actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. The Department will begin to review applications by October 25, 2012.

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