Connecticut College, History
Assistant Professor, Continuing Part-time, Mughal India and the Islamic World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
HISTORY, CONNECTICUT COLLEGE
Mughal India and the Islamic World: Connecticut College invites applications for a renewable, Continuing Part-Time Faculty (CPTF) position in the History Department at the rank of assistant professor for a historian of Mughal India and the Islamic World. Preference will be given to candidates who place their scholarship and teaching within a transnational context and demonstrate connections between the history of South Asia and the history of the rest of the world. Language proficiency, necessary for research in relevant archives (i.e., Persian, Sanskrit, Arabic and/or other vernacular South Asian languages), is expected. Ph.D. is required by time of appointment, as is demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity in education.
Responsibilities will include teaching three courses per year. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to contribute to Global Islamic Studies and other programs as well as general education initiatives on campus. The position begins July 1, 2018.
Connecticut College, located in New London, CT, is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity. We encourage applications from candidates who share this understanding and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, including members of historically underrepresented groups. AA/EEO
To apply, submit by November 15, 2017, an application letter, CV, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and at least three letters of reference to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/45046. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Lisa Wilson, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT, 06320-4199; email@example.com.
Professor Lisa Wilson, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT, 06320-4199; firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||South Asian History / Studies