Boise State University, Department of History/College of Arts and Sciences
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mexican and Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Idaho, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at Boise State University invites applications and nominations for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Mexican and Latin American history beginning in fall 2022. Topical and chronological specialty is open, but expertise in Indigenous Peoples, environmental history, or race and ethnicity is preferred. The successful candidate will teach a 2/3 course load that includes both lower and upper division courses in Mexico and Latin America, a 200-level methodological course related to the candidate’s area of expertise, and may include a graduate level class in the candidate’s specialty. The Boise State History department is a welcoming group of scholars that will provide office space in the department and inclusion in all departmental activities. Boise State University offers local housing assistance for faculty as available.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all preliminary and final interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
Boise State Introduction
Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
- One (1) vacancy. Visiting Assistant Professor, academic year 2022-2023.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Visiting Assistant Professors are non-tenure-track faculty whose primary responsibility is teaching courses in degree and/or certificate programs for an academic year. This faculty member will teach a total of 5 courses balanced over two semesters, fall and spring 2022-2023, as outlined below.
- One 100-level course in general Latin American history
- One 200-level course from our series of methodology courses, commensurate with the successful candidate’s specialization
- Two 300-level courses on Mexican and Latin American history
- A fifth course, either at the 300-level or at the graduate level
- Ph.D. in Latin American History in hand by the time of appointment – August 15, 2022.
- Primary Expertise in Mexican History
- Expertise in Indigenous Peoples, environmental history, or race and ethnicity
The successful candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Knowledge of best practices in teaching and learning
- Reliable, dedicated, productive, and adaptable
- Ability to work well with and appropriately respond to students, colleagues, and leadership
- Work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
- Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Required Application Materials: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position and addressing what courses you are prepared to teach. Attach 1) sample syllabi for both lower-and upper-division courses in Latin American history; 2) CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment), courses taught and delivery modes; and 3) a list of three academic references. References for short-listed candidates will be asked to provide letters and may be contacted by phone for follow-up conversations.
|Primary Category:||Mexican History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies