H-Net: Job Announcement

Permanent Instructor in Modern Middle Eastern History (after 1800)

The Department of History at Florida International University is hiring a permanent Instructor in Modern Middle Eastern History (after 1800) beginning fall semester, 2016.

The preferred candidate will examine the wider interactions between the Middle East and the Mediterranean world and will offer some online courses for which FIU will provide full design and technical support. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses per semester.  Two shall be lower division courses and the other two upper division courses in the candidate’s general fields or graduate courses.

The person to be hired will be expected to interface with the Wolfsonian-FIU, the Initiative for Muslim World Studies Program, and the Spanish and Mediterranean Studies Program in the Steven J. Green School for International and Public Affairs.

Qualified candidates must have a PhD in hand by August 19, 2016 and are encouraged to  attach a cover letter discussing both teaching and research interests, Curriculum Vitae., sample syllabi, an article-length writing sample, and unofficial transcripts, in a single pdf file.

Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of the application. Review will continue until position is filled.

The salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s previous career and achievement. Email questions to Dr. Gwyn Davies, Chair Search Committee: daviesg@fiu.edu or call 305-348-2328. For more information on the FIU History Department, visit http://casgroup.fiu.edu/history

To apply, please visit https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=510672

About FIU
Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

Tovah Bender
Department of History
Florida International University

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