University of Vermont, History
Assistant Professor, Latin America
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Vermont, United States|
Latin America. The Department of History at the University of Vermont has an opening for a tenure-track assistant professor of Latin American history, beginning August 15, 2013. Chronological period and area of specialization are open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on Latin America at the introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. The candidate also will be expected to maintain an active program of research that leads to publication in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and, where available, to seek extramural funding for that research.
Requirements: Ph.D. in history or in Latin American Studies with a preponderance of course work and research training in history. Faculty members are expected to teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students when appropriate. The department is interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Dossiers should consist of a letter of application, CV, an article or chapter-length writing sample, one course syllabus, and contact information for three references. Applications and supplementary materials should be submitted electronically at www.uvmjobs.com. Search for the position using department name “History” only, and attach CV and materials to your application. The University of Vermont is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. The Department is committed to increasing faculty diversity and welcomes applications from women and underrepresented ethnic, racial and cultural groups; from people with disabilities; and from people with international backgrounds.
Further information about the University of Vermont, Department of History and the Burlington community can be found on the Department’s website: http://www.uvm.edu/~history/
Starting date: August 15, 2013.
Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2012. Screening interviews will be conducted at the AHA meeting in January 2013.
For further information, contact the search committee chair, Professor Paul Deslandes at (802) 656-3535 or Paul.Deslandes@uvm.edu.
Paul Deslandes Paul.Deslandes@uvm.edu or 802-656-3535
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies