Northern Arizona University, History
Latin American History Visiting Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arizona, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
* Experience teaching Latin American history courses at the university level.
* Research demonstrating engagement with recent theoretical scholarship on Latin America in a global context, colonialism, gender, race, class and/or nationalism.
* Evidence of teaching effectiveness in Latin American history courses at the university level.
* The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service (http://nau.edu/Provost/Resources-Policies/).
Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment.
If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at hr.nau.edu/benefits.
* Letter of application.
* Curriculum Vitae including a list of references.
* Teaching portfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi.
* Writing sample.
Save all items, in the order stated, as a single PDF or Word document.
Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the recommenders as e-mail attachments to the History Department's Administrative Associate at Cristi.Mallery@nau.edu .
Other materials may be requested of finalists selected for interview.
If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on line at http://hr.nau.edu or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.
If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Affirmative Action Office at 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.
To apply for this position, please visit https://hr.peoplesoft.nau.edu/psp/ph90prta/EMPLOYEE/HCM/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=2 , go announcement 600752 (Visiting Assistant Professor, History) and click on the Apply Now button. Applications MUST be submitted via this on-line process, all others will not be accepted for consideration. Application must include a single attachment that contains:
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies