Latin American Studies - Faculty Fellow

Latin American Studies - Faculty Fellow
Date:  10/19/2011

Colby College's Latin American Studies Program seeks a Faculty Fellow in Latin American History for the 2012-2013 academic year. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Latin American history in hand by September 1, 2012. The successful candidate will be expected to teach four courses: Introduction to Latin American History (survey from pre-Columbian era through 1929), one intermediate (200 level) class, a 300 level junior seminar, and either a 100-level Introduction to Latin American Studies (an interdisciplinary survey of 20th century Latin America) or an additional intermediate class. Classes above the 100 level will cover significant topics or themes in Latin American history of the candidate’s choice, with coverage of countries besides Mexico especially welcome.

All applications materials must be submitted electronically. To apply, please send materials as .docx or .pdf attachments to:

Ben Fallaw, Director of Latin American Studies at lahistorysearch@colby.edu

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 on December 15, 2011 and will continue until the position is filled. All candidates will be notified of the outcome of the search in late spring.

 
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