Michigan State University, History
Assistant Professor - Chicano, Latino or Mexican History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
Latino/a, Chicano/a, or Mexican History. Assistant Professor, tenure system. Michigan State University's Department of History seeks a historian with research expertise in Latino/a, Chicano/a, and/or Mexican History. Candidates should demonstrate an ability to engage with the department's broad areas of research strength, and especially with migration and transnational history. In addition, they should be able to work with various student, faculty, and program constituencies within the College of Social Science, and especially with the Chicano/Latino Studies Program. They might also work with other programs across the university such as the Center for Gender in Global Context, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Center for the Advanced Study of International Development, International Studies and Programs, and Julian Zamora Institute.
The teaching load is two courses per semester.Evidence of scholarship and a strong commitment to teaching is expected. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue external funding in the form of grants and fellowships. Ph.D. required before the appointment is made. Salary, benefits, and support for research are competitive. Full-time academic year appointment will begin on August 16, 2014.
Michigan State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation.
Application review will begin on November 27, 2013. Apply at www.jobs.msu.edu (Job # 8568). Upload a CV, cover letter addressing research and teaching, and a list of references. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation and a writing sample should be mailed to:
Latino/a, Chicano/a or Mexican History Search
Chair, Department of History
Old Horticulture Building
506 E. Circle Dr.
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1036
|Primary Category:||Chicana/o History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Mexican History / Studies