Call for Applications
Towson University, Maryland, USA
Application Deadline: July 22, 2018
The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the modern Middle East beginning August 2018. PhD. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2019. Excellence in teaching required.
Instructional workload of eight courses for the academic year. Courses to be taught will include sections of the introductory survey of Islamic history, sections of the introductory survey of the Modern Middle East, and sections of the Towson University first year research and writing seminar focused on the recent Arab uprisings. There may be the opportunity, depending upon department needs, to teach one section of an upper-division offering in Islamic or Middle East history.
Towson University was founded in 1866, is recognized by U. S. News and World Reports as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, is Baltimore’s largest university, and is the largest public, comprehensive institution in the University of Maryland System. TU enrolls almost 19,000 undergraduates and over 3,000 graduate students across six academic colleges (business, education, fine arts, health professions, liberal arts, science & mathematics).
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