Assistant Professor – Eastern Mediterranean Religion
The History Department of the University at Albany, SUNY, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level for a candidate whose research is focused on some aspect of religion in the Eastern Mediterranean (including the Balkans) from 600 to 1800 C.E., with scholarly proficiency in Greek and Arabic or Turkish. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first half of a Western Civilization or World History survey, and upper level courses in Byzantine history, the history of Islam, and the history of the Middle East, as well as more specialized graduate seminars. Applicants should show promise of a distinguished career as a scholar and teacher, and must have the Ph.D. in hand by the summer of 2013. The degree must be from a university accredited by the US Department of Education or by an internationally recognized accrediting organization. Competitive salary with start up funds. Applicants should address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
A detailed job description and instructions on how to apply can be found at http://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=34169
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