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Assistant Professor in Latin American Colonial History

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor in Latin American Colonial History

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts
Department: History
Posted: Oct 6, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of History at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to appoint, beginning Fall of academic year 2022-23, a scholar at any stage of an Assistant Professor level for a full-time tenure-track position with specialization in any area of the history of Colonial Latin America. This hire is part of a major departmental initiative to support our strong program in Latin American history.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, direct graduate research, produce demonstrated evidence of successful research productivity, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will also be an affiliated faculty member of the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) and be encouraged to collaborate in the Institute's program.


Qualified applicants will have a PhD in hand by August 18, 2022. Candidates must be able to present evidence of teaching and research publications excellence or potential for the same. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and an application letter noting research and teaching interests. After initial review, candidates may be asked to provide three professional letters of recommendation, writing samples (publications, and/or a dissertation chapter, book chapter, conference paper), a transcript of highest degree earned, and student evaluations. The three letters of recommendation should be addressed to Dr. Daina Ramey Berry, Chair, Department of History.

Submit applications electronically via Interfolio. The review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

For submission questions, please contact Janie Castillo-Flores, UT History Administrator:

If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio's Customer Support - or call (877) 997-8807.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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