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The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty position to teach 6 undergraduate courses in Middle Eastern and North African History, 3 during the Fall 2019 semester and 3 during the Spring 2020 semester. These courses will include introductory surveys and thematic courses on the history of the Middle East and Ottoman Empire. Such courses contribute not only to the History department’s engaged curriculum ( but also may bolster course offerings in Holy Cross’s interdisciplinary programs on Middle Eastern Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Africana Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.


A Ph.D. in Middle Eastern/North African History is preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

Application Instructions

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

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