Pepperdine University, International Programs and History
Adjunct Professor – Modern History of the Middle East (Washington, D.C. campus)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
|Position:||Instructor, Lecturer, Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Other Teaching, Temporary|
Adjunct Professor – Modern History of the Middle East
(Pepperdine University, Washington, D.C. campus)
About the Job
The Washington, D.C. campus of Pepperdine University invites applicants for a non-tenure-track, part time adjunct professor position to teach “Modern History of the Middle East” (HIST 390). Minimum qualifications are a M.A./M.S. degree in a relevant field and 3 years of professional experience, and the preferred qualification is a Ph.D. in a relevant field. The successful candidate will teach one semester-long course in Fall 2016. (Successful candidates may have chance for ongoing teaching duties with the D.C. campus).
An introductory course which explores the causes underlying the rise of sovereign nation-states in the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as the conflicts that have attended modern social, technological and political change. In addition, particular attention will be paid throughout the course to Islam and its influence over the socio-political history of the Middle East. The basic tenets of Islam and its significance and role will be critically examined. Generally, the course will strike a balance between chronological and thematic/analytical approaches.
The 4-unit course is taught one evening per week (specific day to-be-determined) from September 12 to December 16, 2016.
About the University and the Washington, D.C. Campus
Pepperdine University is a nationally recognized, highly-selective university with a 12:1 student:faculty ratio. The vision of Pepperdine is to be a preeminent, global, Christian university, known for the integration of faith and learning, whose graduates lead purposeful lives as servant-minded leaders throughout the world.
Pepperdine’s main campus is in southern California, but more than 86% of Pepperdine students study abroad on 7 global campuses. Among these off-campus programs, the purpose of the Washington, D.C. campus is to professional development and global leadership training for select undergraduate students. In Washington, D.C. students engage in professional internships and participate in an international study tour, in addition to attending classes (Fall 2016 students will travel to Morocco for seven days).
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies