The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston is inviting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Medieval Mediterranean history, from 600-1300 CE. The appointment will begin in either Spring or Fall 2014. We especially encourage applicants who work on comparative religion and study more than one area of the Mediterranean. Teaching responsibilities include introductory topical seminars, the first half of the World Civilization survey, and upper division and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization. Teaching experience preferred.
A doctoral degree is required and must have been awarded no later than December 2013. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and to teaching excellence in an urban public university.
The University of Massachusetts Boston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.
To apply, submit a c.v., letter of application
. The letter should include a statement on research areas and teaching experience. Email three letters of recommendation (and any questions about the position) to the Chair of the Search Committee, Professor Ruth Miller, at
Applications must be received by
September 15, 2013
to be assured consideration. We expect to conduct interviews by Skype in October of 2013.