Wesleyan University, History Department
Assistant Professor, Department of History, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
Wesleyan University’s History Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Latin America to begin July 1, 2017. Field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests in the modern history of Mexico, the Andean zone, or the Southern Cone [Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay]. Teaching responsibilities (2-2 teaching load) include surveys of colonial and modern Latin America and seminars. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Wesleyan values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers a generous sabbatical program and competitive salaries and benefits. The successful candidate will be housed fully in the History Department but will also be a member of the Latin American Studies Program and will be able to participate in the academic planning and intellectual life of the Program.
Candidates will be expected to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field in hand by the time of appointment.
You will be asked to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a chapter-length writing sample, and may include (4) a separate statement of current research, and (5) a teaching statement. As part of the cover letter or teaching statement 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 of the referees you name to insure that you have the most up-to-date email addresses for each one). After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of the three referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.
Applications received by November 1, 2016 will receive full consideration.
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|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies