University of Georgia, Latin American Studies/ History
Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Associate, Brazilian History
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|Location:||Georgia, United States|
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH AND TEACHING ASSOCIATE IN BRAZILIAN HISTORY. The University of Georgia invites applications for a one-year position, with full benefits, to begin August 14, 2015. Pending funding availability and satisfactory performance, this joint fellowship in the Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute is eligible for renewal for a second year.
Teaching responsibilities consist of one course per semester, including one upper division undergraduate course on the history of Brazil and one Latin American Studies course. These courses will form part of the curriculum of the federally funded Portuguese Flagship Program at UGA (http://www.portflagship.org). Research responsibilities include assistance with an ongoing digital humanities project in Atlantic World history (approximately 7 hours per week), and participation in the academic activities of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute. We invite interested candidates to visit the web sites of the Department of History (http://history.uga.edu) and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute (http://www.lacsiuga.org/). For more information about postdoctoral positions at UGA see - http://research.uga.edu/opa/
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in History (or comparable field), or have completed all the requirements for this degree by August 14, 2015. The ideal candidate will also possess native or near-native fluency in Portuguese. Preferred areas of specialization include racial politics and labor, slavery, Atlantic World studies, or Inter-American (Spanish/Portuguese) comparative history.
Please submit applications online at: https://www.ugajobsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp
Click on Search Postings, and then enter Posting number 20151235. Applications should include a cover letter, a C.V., and a combined statement of research plans and teaching experience. Applicants will be asked to provide names and e-mail addresses of three letter-writers who will receive an online link for submitting letters of reference. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Vet/Disability institution. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land- and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu). Review of applications will begin on June 22 and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Dr. Benjamin Ehlers (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Dr. Benjamin Ehlers
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies