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Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Middle East/South Asian History)

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Application materials due by January 2, 2018. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once application is successfully submitted and applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant’s online application. Please note if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number.

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Position Type Faculty
Tenure or non-tenure track Non Tenure
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of History (Middle East/South Asian History)
Job Summary and Requirements

The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the history of the Middle East or South Asia to begin in Fall 2018. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include a two-semester introductory survey sequence in the Middle East or South Asia and upper level seminars in the candidate’s areas of expertise. Ability to teach courses in the pre-modern period is desirable. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence as well as active service to the institution. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application that includes discussion of the candidate’s scholarship, teaching interests and philosophy, and potential to foster diversity among students and the larger campus community, a C.V., at least one sample syllabus, an unofficial transcript, and three letters of recommendation. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, family configuration, socio-economic background, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application materials must be submitted online at https://employment.denison.edu.

Department History Department
Posting Number F 121300106
Full or Part Time Full Time
FTE
Contact(s) Lauren Araiza
Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email araizal@denison.edu
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials due by January 2, 2018. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once application is successfully submitted and applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant’s online application.
Please note if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number.

Additional Information
Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide.  Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Syllabi 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Syllabi 2
  3. Syllabi 3
  4. Course Evaluation 1
  5. Course Evaluation 2
  6. Course Evaluation 3
  7. Writing Sample