Assistant Professor, Modern Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of modern Latin American History to begin August 2014. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field at the time of appointment, show evidence of a strong potential for professional development as a scholar and teacher, and demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity as a value in the department and college. A research and teaching focus on modern Latin American history is required, with an emphasis on the period since 1930. The field of specialization and the regional focus are open, although we particularly welcome applications from candidates interested in the areas of ethnicity/diaspora, human rights, environmental history, gender, and/or digital humanities.
This position will have its tenure home in the History Department and will include shared teaching responsibilities with the Latin American Studies program. The successful candidate will contribute to the undergraduate and graduate degree programs in History and Latin American Studies as well as the general education program. Supported by the College of Arts and Sciences, the department currently houses two scholarly associations dedicated to the study of Latin America: the Conference on Latin American History and the Southeastern Council of Latin American Studies.
Screening of applications will begin October 31, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu and should include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed separately, addressed to Professor Daniel Dupre, Chair, Latin American History Search Committee, Department of History, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223. Informal inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Jurgen Buchenau, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNC Charlotte strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to, ability/disability, age, culture, ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Applicants subject to criminal background check. AA/EOE.
Informal inquiries can be directed to the department chair, Professor Jurgen Buchenau, at email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies