University of Wyoming, Global & Area Studies
Assistant Professor, Global & Area Studies, Latin American Studies; nine-month academic year, tenure-track appointment with 65% teaching, 25% research, 5% advising and 5% service
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wyoming, United States|
The Global & Area Studies Program at the University of Wyoming, which administers the BA and MA programs in International Studies, seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Latin American Studies, to begin in August 2016.
Position: Assistant Professor, Global & Area Studies, Latin American Studies; nine-month academic year, tenure-track appointment with 65% teaching, 25% research, 5% advising and 5% service.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be a Latin Americanist teacher-scholar, with interests in interdisciplinary work in the Social Sciences. Responsibilities will include teaching core classes for the program, such as Introduction to Global Studies, important regional classes, such as Introduction to Latin American Studies, and upper division and Masters-level classes in the candidate’s area of specialty. A successful research program must be established by the time of tenure. Preference for a focus on Development and/or Environment and Natural Resources.
Required qualification: Candidates should have their Ph.D. in a relevant Social Science or international interdisciplinary degree program at the time of appointment, August 2016. Additionally, candidates should have a demonstrated Latin American focus, teaching experience, and experience with research publications and/or presentations.
Preference for a demonstrated focus on Development and/or Environment and Natural Resources.
More information on the Global & Area Studies Program can be found here: http://www.uwyo.edu/intstudy/
The University of Wyoming, a land-grant institution, is the state's only provider of baccalaureate and graduate education, research, and outreach services. UW combines major-university benefits and small-school advantages, renowned faculty, and world-class research facilities all set against the idyllic backdrop of southeastern Wyoming's rugged mountains and high plains. UW offers varied academic and lifestyle opportunities including year round cultural and recreational activities. Recognized as 5th in America's Best College Buys, UW offers 197 areas of study, a low student/faculty ratio, and is among the nation's top universities ranked by U.S. News &; World Report and Forbes. Located in Laramie, UW draws over 13,000 students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries. Laramie offers excellent schools, a hospital, and several long-term care facilities. UW cultural programming provides the community with many cultural experiences throughout the year. The nearby Medicine Bow National Forest and Rocky Mountains provide quick access to hiking, biking, skiing, rock climbing, fishing, hunting, or camping. Denver is less than two-and-a-half hours away and offers shopping, concerts, theatre, professional sporting events, and international flight connections.
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. Please see www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.
Submit a curriculum vita, a letter of application that describes current and future research, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. David A. Messenger
Applications via email preferred, paper accepted. Review of applications begins November 13, 2015. Complete applications received at that point will be given priority.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies