The Department of History at George Washington University
invites applications for a tenure track position in Latin American
History at the rank of Assistant Professor. Period and
specialization are open, while the Department's teaching and
research interests focus on the modern period. Teaching
responsibilities will include the colonial and the modern Latin
American surveys, and undergraduate and graduate specialized
seminars. We also seek candidates who will be able to contribute to
the department’s responsibility in teaching world history.
Qualifications for Assistant Professor: A Ph.D.
in history or a closely related field in hand by the time of
appointment. Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant
research promise and teaching competence.
Application procedure: Please complete an
online faculty application at https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/87190.
Applicants should upload a cover letter that includes a description
of their contribution to diversity and inclusion in higher
education through their teaching, research and/or experience. In
particular, candidates should describe how they foster an inclusive
and pluralistic environment in the classroom. The application
should also include a research and teaching statement, a current
curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and names and contact
information of three references. Review of applications will
begin on November 18, 2021, and will continue until the position is
filled. Only complete applications will be considered.
The George Washington University has a strong commitment
to fostering excellence through diversity among faculty, staff and
The History Department enthusiastically welcomes applications from
members of groups that have been, and continue to be,
underrepresented in higher education and will contribute to the
The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its
programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis
prohibited by applicable law. Employment offers are contingent on
the satisfactory outcome of a standard background check.