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- TT Asst. Professor, to begin August 2018.
- The ideal candidate will deliver two-semester surveys in both Latin American History and Mexican history as well as the Department of History’s methodological sequence in research and writing. The candidate will also teach lower division survey courses in World History and/or US History required in the General Education curriculum.
- Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in the discipline of History. Degree must be in hand at time of application.Evidence of at least two years effective teaching as instructor of record. Demonstrated ability to teach Latin American, Mexican history, women’s history and gender history. Demonstrated record of effective teaching and student mentoring in culturally diverse academic environments. A promising research agenda.
- Preferred Qualifications: Experience with high impact practices and pedagogies that promote student success, retention, and graduation, and a record of scholarly interest and achievement in Mexican ethnohistory are also preferred.
- Register your online application/s at https://my.csudh.edu/psp/paaprd/EMPLOYEE/HDHPRD/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL
- While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on 1 Oct. 2017.
- Tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning August 2018. Area of specialization is open, but strength in the histories of indigenous peoples of Central America and South America is highly desirable. Ph.D. required at time of employment.
- Teaching responsibilities include lower-division surveys, upper-division courses in colonial and modern Latin America, and graduate seminars. The teaching load is 2/2. Conference travel funding and research support are available. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and publications.
- Candidates will be expected to support the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods; and demonstrate a commitment to engaging communities underrepresented in the academy.
- Submit cover letter, CV, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43854. To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by October 15, 2017. Salary competitive. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding.
- Smith College invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track position to begin July 2018. We seek a scholar interested in developing new interdisciplinary curriculum that engages cultural geography for the Program in Latin American and Latino/a Studies and the Department of History.
- Fields in which we are seeking to deepen our curriculum include: black geographies and their histories, and studies of science, technology & society.
- We seek candidates who have a track record of bridging quantitative and qualitative methodologies, and who bring the vision and experience to lead the Program in Latin American and Latino/a Studies (LALS).
- Ph.D. is required in Latin American Studies, History, Geography, or a related, relevant discipline. Fluency in Spanish is required; Portuguese and/or other languages of the Americas desirable. Also required is evidence of: a respected scholarly research program; at least three years of full-time teaching and advising; and experience in roles of institutional (or departmental) leadership. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teach and mentor underrepresented students.
- Teaching responsibilities include core courses in LALS, from introductory to advanced levels, including a methodology course and thematic classes related to the successful candidate’s expertise and interests. They also include at least two courses each year in the History Department that are cross-listed with LALS, and so candidates should have a demonstrated ability to work in this field (e.g., advanced degree and/or graduate training). Because this position bridges traditional disciplinary and institutional boundaries in a liberal arts setting, candidates with expertise in both quantitative and qualitative data (archival, visual, numerical, cartographic, environmental, and/or GIS) are encouraged to apply.
- Tenure-track and tenured faculty members teach two courses each semester and enjoy a generous sabbatical policy. Along with teaching and research, faculty mentor and advise undergraduates, and contribute to Program/Department and College service.
- Further details about the LALS Program and Department of History at Smith may be found at https://www.smith.edu/las/ and https://www.smith.edu/history/.
- Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/43512 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample of ca. 25-30 pages, and three confidential letters of recommendation.
- Review of applications will begin on 1 Sept. 2017.
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