Assistant Professor of History (Islamic World)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The History Department at SUNY-Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on the history of the Islamic World before 1800 to begin August 2020. The History Department seeks to create a learning community in which teacher-scholars foster student academic growth in a dynamic and critical environment. The curriculum reflects a focus on skills that are specific to the discipline of history and at the same time reflect the learning outcomes of a public liberal arts college. The department consists of twelve full-time faculty who teach courses in history and other interdisciplinary programs. History faculty typically teach four-credit courses, alternating between a 2-2 and 2-3 load.
• Teach a range of History courses at the undergraduate level, including and especially courses that cover the history of the Islamic World, and related subjects not currently covered by department faculty
• Teach skills-based seminars that include research methods and/or historiography
• Teach general education courses outside History, including courses in humanities and first-year critical writing seminar
• Conduct research and publish in area of expertise
• Contribute to pedagogical and curricular innovation, including work with digital scholarship or methods
• Provide academic advisement to students
• Mentor and supervise undergraduate research and other projects
• Contribute to governance through service at the department and college level
• Contribute service to the discipline, university, and community
Our priority is teaching excellence. We seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential. To learn more about our department, please visit https://www.geneseo.edu/history.
Among the goals of the search is increasing the diversity of the faculty on campus, and we therefore welcome applicants who are from groups that are historically underrepresented at the College.
For more information on what we can offer faculty visit: Academics at Geneseo
• PhD in History conferred by August 2020
• Expertise in pre-1800 Islamic World history
• Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in history
• Record of scholarly production and evidence of a clear plan for future research
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment
• Potential to teach general education courses in humanities and first-year critical writing
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a C.V., a teaching philosophy, a teaching portfolio, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates selected for an initial interview will be asked to provide a writing sample. Applications must be submitted using Geneseo's employment portal at https://jobs.geneseo.edu/postings/2853. Please submit all materials by November 15, 2019. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid-December.
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. http://www.geneseo.edu/
SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see: http://www.geneseo.edu/affirmativeaction.
Dr. Michael Oberg, email@example.com
|Primary Category:||Islamic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Middle East History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies
World History / Studies
Arabic History / Studies
Southeast Asian History / Studies