Assistant Professor of History, Islamic World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The History Department at SUNY Geneseo invites applications for a full time, tenure track position for an Assistant Professor in Islamic History. The position will begin in August 2015.
Required qualifications: Ph.D. in history at the time of appointment or expected by August 2015, evidence of a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and evidence of scholarly potential. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of introductory and upper-level undergraduate history courses, including a two-semester introductory survey on Islamic History intended for both history majors and general education students, specialized regional or topical courses, and seminars in historical research methods and/or historiography. In addition to history courses, candidates will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary general education courses by teaching sections of the College's First Year Writing seminar and both courses in the College's Western Humanities general education sequence. Preference will be given to candidates whose teaching and research situates Islamic history in transnational or global contexts, whose teaching interests support interdisciplinary programs at the College such as Asian Studies, Africana/Black Studies, Environmental Studies, or Women's and Gender Studies, and who can develop courses in pre-1800 topics.
To apply, submit an online application at https://jobs.geneseo.edu with a cover letter that addresses teaching philosophy and experience, a CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. sample syllabi, student evaluations or teaching observations). Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the Islamic History Search Committee, Department of History, 301 Sturges, SUNY Geneseo, 1 College Circle, Geneseo, NY 14454. To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 15, 2014. Representatives of the search committee will be available for discussions with candidates at the AHA meeting and on campus interviews will take place in late January and early February. Questions about this posting can be directed to Professor Tze-ki Hon (firstname.lastname@example.org), chair of the search committee.
SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.
The College strives to provide a diverse learning environment, which prepares students for an increasingly multicultural society and interconnected world. For further information about SUNY Geneseo, please see http://www.geneseo.edu.
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies