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The History Department at Virginia Tech seeks a historian of the Middle East for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor to begin in August 2014. Field of specialization, geographical focus, and chronological period are open. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in history or related field by the time of appointment; an ability to teach survey courses in Middle Eastern history and to develop new undergraduate and graduate courses; and a record demonstrating a promise of excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues in Virginia Tech’s many interdisciplinary programs as well as work effectively with a diverse community in support of Virginia Tech’s Principles of Community. Preference will be shown for candidates with an interest in contributing to the Department’s strengths in public history and outreach; a commitment to the use of emerging technology and new media in teaching and research; and the potential for obtaining external funding.

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