Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Non-western History
Northfield, VT 
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Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern and Non-western History

About Norwich University:

Founded in 1819, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). Today we are a diversified academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificates to adult learners online and to Corps and civilian lifestyle students on campus.

We are located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, only 20 minutes from the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from Boston or Montreal.

Our excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurances, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, an employee assistance program, paid time off, use of the University pool and fitness center, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members. Some employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program on their Federal Student Aid Direct Loan balance.


Job Description:

The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the history of the Middle East, beginning July 1, 2021. Candidates with additional specialties in African history, South Asian history, and/or the Islamic world are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will involve up to four courses a semester, including survey courses in world civilization and interdisciplinary coursework in international studies, along with advanced undergraduate coursework in the successful candidate's area of specialization. The position also carries the expectation that the successful candidate will assume a leadership role in the International Studies degree program.


Requirements:

While a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential, particularly the ability to conduct both in-person and virtual classrooms, Norwich University is committed to junior faculty developing scholarship through a supportive faculty development program. A Ph.D. is strongly preferred, though strong A.B.D. candidates will be considered.


Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at nuhr@norwich.edu for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.


Application Instructions:

Please submit a letter of application, CV, a Norwich application, and three letters of reference. Sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample are also encouraged.

Reference letters may be sent to nuhr@norwich.edu




Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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