West Virginia University, History
Assistant Professor, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||West Virginia, United States|
Latin America. The Department of History at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Latin American history to begin August 16, 2013. Thematic and chronological focus is open. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate surveys in Latin American history from colonial to modern as well as more specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the colonial and modern periods. Ph.D. in Latin American History in hand is expected by the time of appointment. Evidence of commitment to and potential for establishing strong records of excellence in both teaching and research are required. The department values intellectual diversity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and colleagues. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to contribute to the new Latin American Studies Program at WVU. WVU is a research institution, and the normal teaching load for research-active history faculty is two courses per semester. Applicants should submit a letter of application describing their research and teaching interests, potential for securing external funding in support of their research, as well as three letters of reference, c.v., a sample of their scholarship, and graduate school transcripts to Dr. James Siekmeier, Dept. of History, West Virginia University, P.O. Box 6303, Morgantown, WV 26506-6303. For questions or additional information, contact Dr. Elizabeth Fones-Wolf, Department Chair, 304-293-9307, email: Elizabeth.Fones-Wolf@mail.wvu.edu. The screening process will begin on Nov. 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the American Historical Association Conference in January. West Virginia University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies