Assistant Professor, History of the Ancient Mediterranean World

Salisbury, MD

Salibury University

The Department of History in the Fulton School of Liberal Arts is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor, History of the Ancient Mediterranean World. This is a tenure-track position.

Area of Specialization: Preferred areas of expertise include Late Antiquity, Urban History, and/or Imperialism

Primary Job Duties: Teaching load is 3-3 to include World Civilizations, specialized upper division undergraduate, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program. Salisbury University faculty members are expected to engage in appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement, and service, and to develop an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body. Successful candidates should demonstrate an interest in developing courses in support of the university's new general education program.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or pertinent related field required. Successful candidates should have experience teaching specialized upper-division courses and survey courses at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with experience developing and offering courses for first-year students and experiential learning. Preference will be given for experience and ability to teach in living/learning communities.

Applications received by April 10, 2022, will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2022. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, and 3) the contact information for three professional references. If you have any questions about the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Elizabeth Ragan at

This position is based in Salisbury, MD, an area with a culturally diverse population with rich cultural experiences. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation s top colleges and best values by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

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Posted: 06/24/2022