Closing date 1st November 2013 *(review of applications begins)
Assistant Professor, Mediterranean History,
The Department of History at Winthrop University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Mediterranean History. WU seek an outstanding teacher and scholar trained to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of one or more regions of the Mediterranean world as well as introductory undergraduate world surveys. Period of specialization may be Ancient, Medieval, and/or Modern. Region of specialization may be Africa, Europe, Islamic World, and/or Middle East but the successful candidate should have competency to teach other regions of the Mediterranean world as well.
The position involves a nine-month, full-time, tenure track appointment, beginning August 18, 2014. (If the successful candidate is ABD at the start of employment, the appointment will be a non-tenure track position as instructor.) Responsibilities include teaching four sections per semester, advising students, continuing research and scholarly activity, and service to the department and university. Candidates must be committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship.
Please send letter of application, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, curriculum vitae, recent teaching evaluations, all graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application but official transcripts will be required before employment is offered), and at least three letters of professional reference by November 1, 2013 to the email address below. Only electronic applications will be accepted.
Preliminary interviews are planned for the American Historical Association meeting in Washington, DC January 2-5, 2014. For more information about the History Department at Winthrop University, see our website. Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.