Wesleyan University, History Department
Visiting Assistant Professor Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Latin America. Wesleyan University’s History Department invites applications for a visiting assistant professor to teach the history of Latin America. The position will run from July 1, 2016 until June 30, 2017. Field of specialization is open but candidates working on the modern period are especially encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities for visiting professors are 3 courses in the fall and 2 in the spring and will include surveys of modern Latin American history, a lecture course on an area of the successful applicant’s special regional interest, as well as seminars. The successful candidate will be housed fully in the History Department but will also be a member of the Latin American Studies Program. Teaching might include supervision of undergraduate theses. You will be required to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample. In your letter of application, we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body.
You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation (please double- check the accuracy of the email addresses and phone numbers of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date contact information for each one).
After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your three referees whose email addresses you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter or reference for you.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Ph.D. in hand.
Note for interfolio users:
We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use "web delivery" method to upload your letters directly to our online application.
For further instructions, look here: http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24052742-Uploading-Letters-to-an-Online-Application-System.
Please contact Gary Shaw (gshaw@wesleyan) if you have questions about the position or process.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies