Assistant Professor, Latin American Colonial Period
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The History Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has an opening for a historian of Latin America of the Colonial Period (circa 1500 to 1820s) to start September 1, 2011.
Preference will be given to candidates whose research complements existing fields of study in the Department, this campus or in the Five Colleges, especially empire/imperialism, Atlantic world, and indigenous peoples. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in hand by 1 September 2011, promise of excellence in teaching and scholarship. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The department will conduct interviews at the AHA annual meeting. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research interests and qualifications, c.v., a short (article-length) writing sample; and reference letters. Review of applications will begin November 8, 2010. Send materials to Prof. Joel Wolfe, Chair of Latin American Search Committee, Department of History, 616 Herter Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Professor Joel Wolfe, Chair of Latin American Search Committee, Department of History, 616 Herter Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Mexican History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Rural History / Studies
World History / Studies