University of Georgia, Joint Position: Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Assistant Professor Colonial or 19th Century Brazilian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia invite applications for a joint, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Brazilian History to begin August 2017. We seek scholars who specialize in colonial or nineteenth century Brazil and particularly encourage those whose research focuses on the Atlantic World, slavery, and the African diaspora to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Brazilian history, Latin American history, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the proficiency necessary to teach FLAC (Foreign Language Across Curriculum) courses in Portuguese and to collaborate with UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program (www.portflagship.org).
A Ph.D. in history or a related field is required at the time of appointment. A cover letter, vita, three letters of recommendation, and a chapter or article-length writing sample should be submitted via www.facultyjobs.uga.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 1st and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. 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.org). 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).
Inquiries should be addressed to Oscar Chamosa, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
|Secondary Categories:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies