Manitoba, University of, History
Assistant Professor, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
The Department of History at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Latin American History. Applications are invited from specialists in any region, period or scholarly specialization, excluding Argentina; but in keeping with the University's strategic priorities, preference will be given to candidates whose research bears on subjects related to the History of Indigenous Peoples and/or to human rights.
The appointment will begin on July 1, 2012, or soon thereafter. The successful candidate must have a PhD in History by the time of appointment. The starting salary will reflect the qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate, but this is an entry-level position. Applicants are expected to have demonstrated excellence in research and success in teaching. Responsibilities will include maintaining a productive research program; undergraduate and graduate teaching, including graduate student supervision, in Latin American History; developing graduate and undergraduate offerings in the appointee's field of specialization; undergraduate teaching in World History; and service related activities.
The University of Manitoba is committed to equity and diversity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Applications for this position must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of writing. Candidates should include evidence of effective teaching, such as teaching evaluations and sample course outlines. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant's referees.
Applications and letters of reference should be sent to Professor Mark Gabbert, Chair, Latin American Search Committee, Department of History, 402 Fletcher Argue Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3T 5V5. Further information concerning the Department and the University may be obtained from http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/arts/departments/history or by email from firstname.lastname@example.org
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that a candidate's curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
Professor Mark Gabbert, Chair,
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies