University of Texas - Austin, History Department
Assistant Professor, Mexican–American, Latino, and Mexico-U.S. Borderlands history
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The History Department of the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mexican–American, Latino, and Mexico-U.S. Borderlands history. Applicants using transnational and comparative approaches to the treatment of Mexican American history are especially encouraged to apply. This position will build on our existing strengths in Texas, labor, Spanish borderlands, race and ethnicity, and Latino and Latina history.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. for appointment as Assistant Professor or expect to obtain it within a year of joining the faculty as an Instructor. Applicants should have documented evidence of, or potential for, teaching excellence, and a clearly defined research agenda related to History and Mexican-American Studies. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses; develop a strong research program; direct graduate research; demonstrate evidence of successful research productivity; exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university; and participate in the curricular and programmatic activities of the UT Center for Mexican-American Studies.
For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2012. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Background check will be conducted on final candidate. The University of Texas is an AA/EEO employer. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, a writing sample (dissertation, articles, and/or book), and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Emilio Zamora and Professor Jacqueline Jones, Co-Chairs, U.S.-Mexican Borderlands History Search #6207, Department of History, c/o Laura Flack, University of Texas, 104 Inner Campus Dr. Stop B7000, Austin, TX 78712-1739. Alternatively, materials can be submitted electronically as PDFs to HistoryDept@austin.utexas.edu. Reference letters may also be submitted electronically to HistoryDept@austin.utexas.edu; please note, reference letters must be submitted with letterhead by recommender via their ".edu" email address. Questions can be addressed to Professor Zamora (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Primary Category:||Mexican History / Studies