Bates College, Departments of History and Politics
Visiting Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maine, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Departments of History and Politics at Bates College invite applications for a one-year replacement position covering both Latin American history and politics beginning the fall semester of 2012. The two departments are looking for a candidate who can offer a survey of Latin American history from 1492 as well as upper-division courses covering topics which might include Latin American revolutions, the state and nation, military dictatorships, gender history and politics, indigenous issues, border studies and US-Latin American relations. The teaching load is five courses, distributed over two 12-week semesters and one five-week spring term. We are especially interested in candidates with interdisciplinary strengths whose work could enhance the offerings in the two departments. Those applying should show a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. We will make every effort to accommodate the teaching and research interests of the successful candidate. The college and the History and Politics Departments are committed to enhancing the diversity and inclusion of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Consideration of applications will begin March 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically, in PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and a graduate school dossier, if available. Please include your last name and R2518 in the subject line of all submissions.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Political History / Studies