Stetson University, History Department
Assistant or Associate Professor, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Florida, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
Stetson University seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Latin American History. Candidates at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered. Candidates with expertise in colonial, transnational, and inter-ethnic history, including the history of the Atlantic World and/or Africana Studies, are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in history with an active scholarly agenda and demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates in both general and specialized areas of history.
The successful candidate will offer both lower and upperdivision courses in their area of expertise, while participating in our vibrant Latin American Studies, Africana Studies, and General Education Programs, including First-Year and Junior Seminars. For more information on our expectations in teaching and scholarship, our tenure policies, and our support for faculty development, please see the Academic Affairs website: http://www.stetson.edu/academicaffairs/newfac.php.
Stetson’s History Department (http://www.stetson.edu/other/academics/programs/history.php) takes a rigorous, interdisciplinary approach to undergraduate liberal arts education. Our faculty are also committed scholars with strong publication records and a broad range of international and linguistic expertise.
Founded in 1883, Stetson University (http://www.stetson.edu) is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with 3,500 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 2,400 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1945, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves over 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Educational Leadership, Reading Education, and Counseling. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.
Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future—locally, nationally, and globally.
DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 25,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.
Salary is competitive.
August 17, 2013
Applicants must send the following materials for consideration:a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a chapter-length writing sample, and transcripts of graduate work.
Review of applications will begin on November 5 and continue until the position is filled, with the intention to hold preliminary interviews at the American Historical Association annual meeting to be held in New Orleans, LA, January 3-6, 2013.
Application materials may be submitted electronically to Dr. Eric Kurlander at email@example.com or mailed to the address below
Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer. Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity and inclusion.
Eric Kurlander, Search Committee Chair
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Diplomacy and International Relations
Ethnic History / Studies
Immigration History / Studies
Maritime History / Studies
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
World History / Studies