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Teaching Position at Colgate University


Here is an opportunity for a one-year position at Colgate for a scholar who works on Yemen.


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The Program in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in any aspect of the contemporary Middle East (except Egypt) beginning fall semester 2024. There is a possibility that this position will be renewed for a second year, depending on the evaluation of teaching effectiveness and institutional need. The candidate will be expected to teach an introductory course in the Core Communities component  that is part of Colgate’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, a course on “The War on Terror,” and a course of their own design. There is a preference for geographical focus on Palestine, Iran, or Yemen. A Ph.D. is required at the time of hire or shortly after hire. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum.

Review of applications will begin March 31 and continue until the position is filled. Application materials should include a cover letter, a CV, a teaching statement, a diversity/inclusivity statement, and the names of two of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date. Please also include a list of courses taught and a teaching portfolio with evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations of teaching, peer observations, etc.). In the diversity/inclusivity statement, candidates must describe how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. These materials must be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/141922.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3,200 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program can be found here. Please contact MIST@colgate.edu if you have any questions about the application process. 

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