University of Texas - Arlington, HISTORY
LATIN AMERICA and DIGITAL HUMANITIES
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Texas, Arlington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor who will contribute to its research profile and teaching abilities in Latin American history and digital humanities. A secondary field in Mexican history is strongly encouraged. Chronological period and specialization are open.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a two-semester upper-level sequence in Latin American History, upper-level courses in the history of Mexico, participate in the department’s MA and PhD programs, and contribute to the Center for Mexican-American Studies and to the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies. Faculty members are expected to teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, maintain an active program of research, and engage in community service where appropriate. He/she must have the PhD in hand by the date of appointment.
UTA, the second largest institution in the UT system, enrolls over 33,000 students from every state and 116 countries--one of the most diverse student groups in the nation. Significant advances in many areas are leading UTA toward its goal of becoming a premier research institution. The university boasts 180 degree programs, 12 different schools and colleges, and research centers in every discipline. The university is located in the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Faculty benefit from a strong network of scholars drawn from the area’s many other universities as well as excellent and accessible Metroplex cultural institutions.
UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UT Arlington properties. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.
Dossiers should consist of a letter of application with a statement of scholarly interest, C.V., transcript, an article or chapter-length writing sample, a sample syllabus, and at least three letters of reference.
Completed applications are due no later than December 1, 2012. We will be interviewing at the AHA conference in New Orleans. Information about the History Department can be found at www.uta.edu/history. For questions about the position, contact Joyce Goldberg, Chair, Latin American Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org Interested candidates should submit application materials electronically to email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities
Mexican History / Studies