The Department of History at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in modern Middle Eastern history to begin with the fall semester of 2016. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment, and we also invite applications from candidates holding assistant, advanced assistant, and associate positions at the time of application. Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including survey courses, first-year seminars, upper-division courses on Middle Eastern history as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation. The Department will begin to review applications by October 1, 2015.
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.