Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, South Asian History - Temporary (1 year)
Department of History

The Department of History at Hobart and William Smith Colleges invites applications for a one-year visiting position in South Asian history beginning in the fall of 2013. We welcome both PhD and ABD scholars representing various specialized fields and interpretive approaches.

Research interests are open although the candidate must have research proficiency in at least one South Asian language and be willing to teach both modern and early modern surveys. Teaching will include introductory and possibly upper-level courses in the History and Asian Studies departments.


Please email a CV, cover letter addressing teaching philosophy and research agenda, graduate transcript, and three letters of recommendation to Judy Mahoney at mahoney@hws.edu. Applications received after February 1, 2013 cannot be guaranteed full consideration. EOE

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Hobart and William Smith Colleges are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution located in a small, diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,200, the Colleges offer 62 majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.