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Assistant Professor of Latin American History

George Washington University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 19, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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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  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 students. 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 University’s mission.

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.

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