Faculty Fellow in Latin American History

Location
Waterville, Maine
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Colby College's Latin American Studies Program seeks a Faculty Fellow in Latin American History for the 2019-20 academic year. Candidates should have a PhD in Latin American history in hand by 1 Sep. 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses: Introduction to Latin American History (typically colonial and 19th century), Introduction to Latin American Studies (an interdisciplinary survey of 20th and 21st century Latin American history), one intermediate level class and a junior or senior seminar. Classes above the introductory level will cover significant topics or themes in Latin American history of the candidate’s choice, with coverage of countries besides Mexico especially welcome.  We are especially interested in candidates who will promote diversity at Colby through their scholarship, teaching, and service.

To apply, please submit materials electronically at the following link  http://apply.interfolio.com/56300.  Please include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research interests, sample syllabi, and (if available) course evaluations with official summaries, and other evidence of teaching excellence. Three letters of recommendation should also be electronically submitted. Review of materials will begin in early December 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of the search in late spring. Questions about this position may be directed to Ben Fallaw, Director of Latin American Studies at bwfallaw@colby.edu.

Colby is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and strongly encourages applications and nominations of persons of color, women, and members of other under-represented groups. For more information about the College, please visit the Colby Web site: www.colby.edu.

Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website: www.colby.edu 

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