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One-Year Visiting Position, Islamic World History/Modern Middle East – Franklin & Marshall College

The Department of History at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Islamic World history and/or modern Middle East, beginning Fall 2016 pending administrative approval. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor depending on qualifications; candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required. Teaching load is 3/2 and the successful candidate will teach two surveys of Islamic World history (Islamic World to 18th C. and Modern Middle East) as well as topics courses in his or her area of expertise or contributing to the College’s general education curriculum, “Connections.” Candidates should submit the following materials electronically via Interfolio ( letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, teaching statement, and teaching evaluation forms. Deadline for applications is March 20, 2016 or until the position is filled.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to academic success.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic.