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 [email protected]

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.

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 in its educational programs or employment on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or military or veteran’s status. Colby is an equal opportunity employer and operates in accordance with federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination. 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. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college.

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