Visiting Assistant Professor, Middle East/Islamic History
Colby College: Department of History
Location Waterville, Maine Open Date Sep 30, 2021
Description The Department of History at Colby College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Middle East/Islamic history beginning September 1, 2022.
The Department is a community of engaged teacher-scholars who teach an array of courses from surveys to specialized seminars grounded in our research. We are searching for a teacher-scholar with a focus on Middle Eastern and Islamic history. The successful candidate will teach four courses. We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates who will bring to the classroom experiences, identities, ideas, and ways of engaging that will resonate with History’s, and Colby’s, increasingly diverse student body.
Qualifications We are searching for candidates with great potential to be innovative, effective, and inclusive teachers of history who may be willing to make use of resources made available by the Colby Museum of Art, Special Collections, and the Mule Works Innovation Lab. We will give particular weight to candidates who have successfully designed and taught their own courses. PhD preferred, but ABD will be considered. The Colby History Department is committed to professional development and the future advancement of all its members.
Application Instructions Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The statement of teaching philosophy and the statement of research interests should demonstrate commitment to the values of diversity and inclusivity. Please submit applications via Interfolio at the following link http://apply.interfolio.com/95988. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.