The History Department of Rutgers University-Camden seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Ancient World History (prior to 1000 A.D.), with a specialization in Africa, the Middle East, and/or the Mediterranean world, broadly defined. This position will contribute to the campus's initiative to expand Global Studies. The area of specialty is open, but the successful applicant must also be able to teach survey courses in Greece and Rome. Ideal candidates will demonstrate effectiveness in teaching a diverse student body. Applicants with expertise in digital studies are also particularly encouraged to apply.
Faculty appointment will begin in September 2020, and applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. Rutgers-Camden is part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The successful applicant will teach a 2/2 load, be held to standards for tenure and promotion that are uniform on all three Rutgers campuses, and enjoy full access to an AAU and R1 library. Rutgers-Camden is located ten minutes from Center City Philadelphia and offers easy access to additional rich scholarly and cultural resources in the region.
Candidates should submit the following materials: (1) a letter of interest emphasizing teaching philosophy as well as research accomplishments and agenda; (2) a CV; (3) three signed letters of recommendation; (4) an article or chapter-length writing sample (if the writing sample is part of a larger piece, please also send an abstract and a table of contents, and/or a statement of how the sample fits into the larger work); (5) an unofficial transcript documenting doctoral studies to date. Hiring for this position is contingent on final University funding approval. Please submit all materials by November 15, 2019. Consideration will begin immediately after; we will acknowledge all applications. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Minimum Education and Experience:
PhD in a relevant field and teaching experience in content area.
Posting Number: 19FA2134
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 101848
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