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Advanced Associate or Full 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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Advanced Associate or Full 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, an advanced tenured Associate or Full Professor in Latin American Colonial History, with specific area of specialization open, although scholars who work on race, class, gender, or colonial encounters and native history are especially encouraged to apply. This hire is part of a major departmental initiative in transnational history positioned within our strong program in Latin American history. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to become faculty affiliates of the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS).


A PhD degree in History or related field is required. Applicants may currently hold the rank of either associate or full professor. Applicants should have an outstanding record of publication and an established international reputation in the field. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in high quality research and scholarly activities, demonstrate effective classroom teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, direct graduate research, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university .

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and an application letter noting research and teaching interests. Candidates must be able to present evidence of excellence in teaching, research, and publication. After initial review, candidates may be asked to provide three professional letters of recommendation, writing samples (publications, a recent book chapter, or a conference paper that reflects current interests), 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 immediately 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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