Full-time Visiting Faculty Position in Middle Eastern and North African History

Department of History
Full-time Visiting Faculty Position in History (Middle Eastern and North African History)

The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty position to teach 6 undergraduate courses in Middle Eastern and North African History, 3 during the Fall 2019 semester and 3 during the Spring 2020 semester. These courses will include introductory surveys and thematic courses on the history of the Middle East and Ottoman Empire. Such courses contribute not only to the History department’s engaged curriculum (https://www.holycross.edu/academics/programs/history) but also may bolster course offerings in Holy Cross’s interdisciplinary programs on Middle Eastern Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Africana Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies.

A Ph.D. in Middle Eastern/North African History is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.

Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interests, graduate transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.
In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials https://apply.interfolio.com/62147.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,900 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community.
Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org).
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.


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