Lecturer in Middle Eastern and North African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The History Department at Loyola University Maryland invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Middle Eastern and North African history, with the possibility of a renewal. The successful applicant will teach four undergraduate courses a semester (ordinarily two preparations), including a survey of modern Middle Eastern history. Basic departmental or university service is expected. We seek candidates who display a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, including an appreciation of or engagement in high impact practices in History. The appointment will begin on August 24, 2020. Ph.D. in hand and teaching experience preferred but not required. Applicants must submit online a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information of three referees at https://careers.loyola.edu. Paper applications cannot be accepted. Review of applications will begin on July 1. Loyola University Maryland is a dynamic, highly selective, Jesuit Catholic institution in the liberal arts tradition and is recognized as a leading independent, comprehensive university in the northeastern United States. Located in a residential section of Baltimore with Graduate Centers in Timonium and Columbia, Loyola enrolls about 4,000 students in its undergraduate programs and about 1,700 students in its graduate programs. Conveniently located on the Washington-New York corridor, Loyola offers easy access to a number of university research libraries as well as the Library of Congress. In recent years Loyola has undergone dramatic growth and development, adding numerous academic programs and positions. Global Studies, which entails several history courses, has been among the largest growth areas. Loyola also currently offers study abroad programs or exchanges in more than twenty countries.Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. Loyola also welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g. children, caring for disabled or elderly family), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia. All candidates who are invited to interview will be required to submit a mission essay that expresses how they will contribute to Loyola's mission and vision. For more information please visit https://www.loyola.edu/about/mission. All applications are confidential.
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies