Assistant Professor, Salisbury University

Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History (11385)

Salisbury University

Application deadline: 15th October 2016

The Department of History at Salisbury University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern History.

Primary Job Duties: Field of specialization is open, but ideal candidates will complement existing strengths of the department. Teaching load is 3-3 to include World Civilizations, upper division undergraduate, including History of the Middle East, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program. Salisbury University faculty members are expected to engage in appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement, and service as well as utilize an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or ABD in History or a pertinent related field. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor, with the requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire.

Applications received by October 15, 2016 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin August 2017. Applications are accepted only via Salisbury University’s online employment application system. Visit our website to apply online.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1.) a letter of interest; 2.) curriculum vitae; 3.) a transcript (a copy of sufficient); 4.) three blind letters of recommendation provided directly from your professional references or by an online credential service provider, sent directly to Emily Story via email at Please do not send any other documents via email. If you have any questions about the position, please contact Dr. Emily Story at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University is a member of the University System of Maryland. It is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit


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