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 (https://jobs.virginia.edu). 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Brian Owensby 434-924-6388 email@example.com
Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt 434-924-6380 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.