Assistant Professor, Colonial Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of colonial Latin American History to begin August 2012. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment, show evidence of a strong potential for professional development as a scholar and teacher, and demonstrate a commitment to promote diversity as a value in the department and college. A research and teaching focus in colonial Latin American history is required. Desired qualifications include interest and expertise in the history of the African Diaspora in Latin America as well as in digital humanities. Within a 2-2 teaching load, the successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American History that service our curricula in History, Latin American Studies, and Africana Studies, as well as general education.
This hire is one of two new positions in the Departments of History and Africana Studies, as part of an initiative to enhance the study of Latin America and the African Diaspora in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The College currently houses and supports two scholarly associations dedicated to the study of Latin America: the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies, and the Conference on Latin American History.
Screening of applications will begin December 11, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately to Professor Karen Cox, Chair, Latin American History Search Committee, Department of History, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223. Informal inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Jurgen Buchenau, at email@example.com.
UNC Charlotte is a doctoral-extensive urban university committed to excellence in research and teaching, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and an ADVANCE institution.
Informal inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Jurgen Buchenau, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies