Associate Professor of Colonial Latin American History
The University of Texas at Dallas
October 21, 2017
Posting Number: F00138P
Department: Arts & Humanities
Salary Range: Negotiable
Pay Basis: Monthly
Position Status: Regular full-time
The School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas seeks to fill a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor level in Colonial Latin American History. The successful candidate will be expected to offer graduate and undergraduate courses in History and participate actively in developing our program in Latin American Studies.
Appointment will begin August 1, 2018.
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to publishing, undergraduate and graduate teaching, interdisciplinary education and research, and professional academic service. The School offers an interdisciplinary graduate program (MA, PhD) built on three interrelated areas: Literature, History of Ideas and Aesthetic Studies, as well as an interdisciplinary MA in Latin American Studies. The undergraduate program offers degrees in Literary Studies, History, Philosophy, and Visual and Performing Arts. The academic philosophy of the School emphasizes the fusion of critical with creative thinking as well as linkages among various modes of knowledge and artistic expression. We are particularly interested in candidates who can make connections with one or more of the School’s research Centers and Institutes, including the Center for U.S.-Latin America Initiatives, Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies, and the Center for Translation Studies.
Located in suburban Dallas (Richardson), UT Dallas is a dynamic, growing research institution with a diverse student body (ca. 27,000) and a strong research faculty. Salary is competitive.
Review of applications begins December 1, 2017.
For more information on the School, see http://ah.utdallas.edu/
Terminal degree in the academic discipline and a record of productivity and professional achievement.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Earned doctoral degree in Latin American History or related field. Teaching and research experience commensurate with tenured appointment at UT Dallas.
1) The University of Texas at Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V).
2) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
Internal Number: 8906
About The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.