Oberlin College, History
Assistant Professor: Latin American History, Colonial Period - Present
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning first semester of the 2014-15 academic year, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.
The incumbent will teach courses in the general area of Latin American History from the Colonial Period to the Present. Subfields are open. Course work is expected in both the Colonial and the National Periods, and in both Spanish-speaking and Portuguese-speaking Latin America, excluding the Caribbean. Teaching expectations include a two-semester Latin American survey, and upper level courses across Latin American History.
The incumbent will also be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including: academic advising, service on committees, and sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2014-15. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association convention in January 2014. For more information on the Oberlin History Department, see:
Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.
Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African Americans; the College was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty in all respects.
To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* should be sent to: Leonard V. Smith, Chair, Department of History, 317 Rice Hall, 10 North Professor Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by November 1, 2013. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies