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Position opening: Assistant Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History, William & Mary University

November 15, 2021

The Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History and the Program in International Relations at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seek applications for a jointly-appointed position at the Assistant Professor level in modern Middle Eastern history, including Iran and Central Asia, and International Relations. Appointment will begin August 10, 2022.

The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body.  Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach an interdisciplinary course on contemporary issues in international relations, an introduction to global history, and compelling courses on modern Middle Eastern history, as well as to contribute to the Program in International Relations.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2022).

Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/44119. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, and a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.

For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 15, 2022. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

Information on the degree programs in the Harrison Ruffin Tyler Department of History may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/history.  Information on the interdisciplinary major in International Relations may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/internationalrelations.


November 15, 2021
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