Loyola University - Chicago, History
Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
Assistant Professor of History: Latin America
Job Title: Assistant Professor of History
Background: Loyola University Chicago (LUC), College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment begins August 2017. For information about the department, please visit http://luc.edu/history/ .
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in History when they begin their appointment and exhibit a strong potential for excellence in teaching and research, with expertise in Latin American History. Open to all periods and regions, including the Caribbean. The ability and desire to contribute to our department’s strengths in urban and public history, and to the Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program (http://www.luc.edu/latinamericanstudies/index.shtml) are particularly welcome.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in Latin American History, including the introduction to Latin American History survey that is part of the university core curriculum. The successful candidate will also be a member of the Latin American Studies Program and will be able to participate in expanding the academic planning and intellectual life of the Program. Candidates for the position must clearly demonstrate the potential for excellence in research and teaching and have a record of (or clear potential for) distinguished scholarship, teaching, and student mentorship.
Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate’s qualifications to www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59317.Applicants also should arrange for three recommendations or evaluations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be sent directly to the chair of the search committee. Applicants should upload additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to Loyola's job portal, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until November 30, 2016.
Queries should be addressed to Professor Benjamin H. Johnson at email@example.com.
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more about LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.
Benjamin H. Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies