The Department of History, Bates College, in Lewiston, Maine, invites applications for a four-course lectureship in Latin American history for the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate will teach an introductory survey of Latin American history as well as a seminar and two mid-level thematic courses that complement the existing curricular and scholarly strengths of the department and college.
The college and the History Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply; the search committee expects candidates to identify their strengths and experiences in this area.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/49123. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit the following materials: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, sample syllabi, and, if available, recent original teaching evaluations.
Preference will be given to candidates who are ABD or who have completed a Ph.D. in History, Latin American Studies, or a related field.
Internal Number: R2565
About Bates College
Since its founding in 1855 by Maine abolitionists, Bates College has welcomed men and women from diverse racial, ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds.A private, highly selective, residential college devoted to undergraduate study in the liberal arts, Bates has always stood firmly for the ideals of academic rigor, intellectual curiosity, egalitarianism, social justice and freedom. Bates is recognized for its inclusive social character and progressive tradition, and is rightly celebrated as one of the first U.S. institutions of higher learning to admit women and people of color.All activities, resources, and facilities have always been open to all members of the Bates community. Bates does not believe in — and has never allowed on campus and will never allow — organizations such as fraternities or sororities that exclude people.Bates values the diversity of persons and perspectives, supporting this commitment through official college statements and policies.