Department of History, Brandeis University

Position ID:Brandeis-History-ASST [#3113]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Latin American History
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02454, United States [map]
Subject Areas: African Diasporas
Latin American Studies
Appl Deadline:2013/11/01 finished (posted 2013/09/05, finished 2014/09/12, listed until 2013/11/28)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Brandeis University Department of History seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor or early career Associate Professor of Latin American History. We especially encourage applicants with research expertise in the Caribbean, or in the African Diaspora in any part of Latin America. The successful candidate will teach surveys in colonial and post-independence Latin America as well as classes in her/his areas of specialization, and will also play an important role in the university's interdisciplinary Latin American and Latino Studies Program. S/he must show exceptional scholarly promise and a serious commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointment begins Fall 2014; PhD must be in hand by the start of the appointment. This search is part of an exciting new cluster hire initiative in African Diaspora Studies at Brandeis University. This effort aims to broaden and strengthen the existing intellectual community of scholars at Brandeis engaged in the study of people of African descent. We anticipate that this initiative resulting in the hiring of 4-5 new faculty members in various related fields over the next three years. Candidates should submit a letter of application, c.v., a writing sample of no more than forty pages, and three letters of reference online by November 1, 2013, at AcademicJobsOnline at Brandeis is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups. Questions about the search may be addressed to Judy Brown, Latin American History Search, Department of History, MS 036, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02453;

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Search Committee Chair
Brandeis University
Department of History - MS 036
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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