The Department of History at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the Islamic World to start in August 2014. Regional subspecialty and time period is open. Applicants should be capable of teaching world civilizations courses as well as upper-division courses in their area of specialization.
The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in History. Applications from advanced ABD candidates will be considered. Previous college-level teaching experience is strongly preferred, but is not required.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be accepted through February 24th.
Candidates should arrange for all materials to be submitted electronically, including a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, copies of student evaluations (if available), and one writing sample (preferably an article or book/dissertation chapter) to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line of all email submissions please indicate “Islamic World Search.”
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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action/Title VI & IX Section504/ADA/ADEA institution. Further information about the History Department is available at http://www.utc.edu/Academic/History.