FEATURED JOB: Visiting Assistant Professor, African or Middle Eastern History, Loyola Marymount University, Department of History

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Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
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California, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, African History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Featured Job

Visiting Assistant Professor

African or Middle Eastern History, Loyola Marymount University, Department of History 

The Department of History at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in African or Middle Eastern history, beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses each semester, including lower-division courses that serve the University Core Curriculum and the major/minor (HIST 1050 Modern World History and HIST 1500 State, Society, and the Citizen in the Modern Middle East or HIST 1600 African States and Societies since 1800) and one upper-division course in the major.

Loyola Marymount University, a Carnegie-classified R2 institution in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks qualified applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to inclusive excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity employer. Women, persons of color, LGBTQ and gender-nonconforming individuals, people living with disabilities, and others with diverse life experiences and beliefs are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)

Ph.D. by August 2020 is strongly preferred, but advanced ABDs will be considered. Applicants should submit complete dossier, including (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) sample syllabi, online at jobs.lmu.edu/ (job listing at: jobs.lmu.edu/postings/44126). Three letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Elizabeth Drummond, Chair of History, at Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu. Review of complete applications will begin on March 20, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted by video conference beginning in early April.

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Contact Info: 

Elizabeth Drummond
Department of History
Loyola Marymount University
(310) 338.2370
Elizabeth.Drummond@lmu.edu