University of Richmond, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The University of Richmond Department of History invites applications for a full-time, one-year visiting assistant professor position in Latin American History to begin in the 2023-24 academic year.
This is a non-tenure track appointment, with the possibility of renewal for up to one year, contingent upon performance, budget, and continued need. The individual we seek will be a highly effective teacher and student-centered mentor, with a strong commitment to pedagogies that value diversity and inclusivity. The teaching load is 3 units/classes per semester.
Scholars of all chronological, thematic, and methodological emphases are welcome to apply. A PhD in history is required prior to appointment.
The University of Richmond is a private university located just a short drive from downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through its five schools and wide array of campus programming, the University combines the best qualities of a small liberal arts college and a large university. With approximately 4,000 students, an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, and more than 90% of traditional undergraduate students living on campus, the University is remarkably student-centered, focused on preparing students “to live lives of purpose, thoughtful inquiry, and responsible leadership in a global and pluralistic society.”
The University of Richmond is committed to developing a diverse workforce and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of difference in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development, and institutional success. Our academic community strongly encourages applications that are in keeping with this commitment. For more information on the department and its programs, please see history.richmond.edu.
Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.richmond.edu and submit a cover letter and a current curriculum vitae. Applicants who have integrated inclusive pedological approaches into their courses, who have experience working with diverse range of people, and/or who can contribute to a climate of inclusivity are encouraged to apply and to highlight their experiences in their cover letter.
Candidates for this position may be asked, at a later date, to provide, sample syllabi, academic transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. Please address any questions about the position to the search committee chair, Professor Joanna Drell (email@example.com). Review of applications begins on April 17th and continues until the position is filled.