Latin American History Academic General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Apr 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Latin American History Academic General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of History

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 02-27-2017

Posting Summary:
The Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia seeks a historian of Latin America and/or the Spanish Caribbean for an appointment of up to two years as an Academic General Faculty Member (Tenure-Ineligible) at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank, starting July 25, 2017, through May 24, 2019. Period, geography and thematic focus are open. An ability and willingness to teach one globally-oriented course each year is a plus. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, one course of 30-60 students and one seminar-sized course of 12-15 students. Applicants at the Assistant rank must have a PhD in hand at the time of application, or be scheduled to defend not later than May 2017. Applicants at the Associate rank must have a PhD in hand and a record of excellent teaching over a period of at least six years. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits. Applications will be considered beginning March 20, 2017. Interviews with finalists will be conducted over Skype.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting # 0620267. Electronically attach the following: curriculum vita; letter of application, emphasizing teaching experience, preparedness to teach and proposed courses; sample syllabus for a course on Latin America (attach to Other 1). Please have two letters of recommendation sent directly from the recommenders to Professor Brian Owensby (

Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Brian Owensby

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
L. Kent Merritt
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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