Latin American History, Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Latin American History, Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts 
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) achieved designation from the Department of Education as a Title III & Title V Minority Serving Institution (MSI). In 2015, UNLV achieved designations as an Asian-American and Native-American, Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on line at: http://www.unlv.edu
COMMITTMENT to DIVERSITY
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.
ROLE of the POSITION
The History Department at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in the history of modern Latin America, excluding Mexico. The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to teach courses at all levels of instruction and the ability to teach sections of World History are especially welcome. As a Minority Serving Institution, UNLV seeks evidence of strong mentorship of underrepresented students.
This position requires a Ph.D. in history or a related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university prior to start of appointment.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae listing qualifications and experience, and three letters of recommendation. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on October 20, 2017 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Maria Raquel Casas, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. Please have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Department will interview semi-finalists through Go To Meeting. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or email@example.com.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies