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Junior Faculty Position in Modern Latin American and Caribbean History, Department of History

New York University Arts and Science
New York City, New York
$85,000 to $135,000
Posted Date
Sep 12, 2023

Junior Faculty Position in Modern Latin American and Caribbean History
Department of History
 New York University Arts and Science

New York University’s Department of History seeks to hire a scholar in the field of modern Latin American and Caribbean History at the assistant professor level for a full-time, tenure-track position. The department is particularly interested in scholars focused on subjects including, but not limited to, U.S.-Latin American relations, political economy and development, environment, Indigenous peoples, and the roles of race, class, gender, and/or sexuality. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American and Caribbean history.

Appointment will begin September 1, 2024, pending budgetary and administrative approval. The deadline for applications is December 5, 2023. Those wishing to be considered should submit a letter of application, cv, and contact information for three letters of recommendation to Interfolio: Because diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, as part of your letter of interest, please describe briefly how diversity figures into your past, present, and future teaching and, if applicable, research. Information about diversity and inclusion statements may be found at Inquiries regarding the job may be directed to Shoey Sun, Assistant to the Chair of History (

The Faculty of Arts and Science at NYU is at the heart of a leading research university that spans the globe. We seek scholars of the highest caliber, who embody the diversity of the United States as well as the global society in which we live. We strongly encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the FAS commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

In compliance with NYC’s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $85,000 to $135,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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