Colgate University, Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization Program

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Position ID:Colgate-MIST-VAP [#24496]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Middle East Studies / Muslim Studies
Appl Deadline:2023/04/10 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/03/08, finished 2023/05/17, listed until 2023/04/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Program in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in the Social Sciences, beginning fall semester 2023. The position is open to any social science discipline with the exception of history, and the geographical focus is open to any part of the Muslim world, broadly defined. 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 diversity/inclusivity statement as part of a teaching statement, and the names of two of individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date. Please also include evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations of teaching, peer observations, etc.). In the diversity statement portion, candidates must describe how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. These materials must be submitted through Please note that no work visa sponsorship will be available for this position.

Colgate is a vibrant liberal arts university of 3200 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:

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at this website:

It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization Program
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346