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The Department of History at Western Washington University

Application Review: Begins April 15th, 2019

About the Position

One-year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History beginning on September 16, 2019, through June 15, 2020.  The position is open to historians of the Middle East.


The successful candidate will teach seven courses over three quarters.

Required Qualifications

ABD in History or related field, by September 15, 2019

Ability to teach 300/400 level courses in candidate’s area of specialization; as well as HIST 384- Palestine, Zionism, and Israel; HIST 499-Historical Research; and two of the following 200-level courses: HIST 287-Introduction to Islamic Civilization; HIST 288- History of the Modern Middle East; HIST 232- History of the Jews before the Modern era; HIST 233- History of the Jews in the Modern Era.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in the history of the modern Middle East, or related field

Demonstrated potential for effective teaching

Demonstrated potential to work effectively with a diverse campus community, including potential and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds

More information here.

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