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The Department of History and the Program in American Studies at Georgetown University invite applications for a joint tenure-line Assistant Professor of Latinx History/Studies, with a preference for a scholar and teacher working on the twentieth or twenty-first centuries.
We are particularly interested in applicants whose work on Latinx history and culture in the United States explores issues of migration and labor; race, gender, and citizenship; and/or culture, politics, and social justice.
For your application to be considered complete, the following must be completed by November 1, 2019:
Names and contact information of at least three references (Letters of recommendation should NOT be submitted with the initial application; we will contact references as needed).
Online interviews will take place in December, and campus visits with finalists will take place in January/February.
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A PhD is required by the position's start date of August 1, 2020. We will consider applications at the rank of beginning Assistant Professor or advanced Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda while dividing teaching and service responsibilities 50-50 between the Department of History and the Program in American Studies. At Georgetown, both units have a reputation for nurturing engaged scholarship. We welcome applicants whose work in Latinx History/Studies addresses multiple audiences and tackles issues of public concern.
Please direct all questions to the Latinx History/Studies search committee chair, Dr. Brian Hochman: bh296 at georgetown dot edu.
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The Department of History at Georgetown University is a collegial community of undergraduate majors, graduate students, alumni, and more than 40 full-time faculty members. Our faculty is broadly international in its range of skills and interests and we are known as a leader in global, trans-regional, and comparative history; we bring equal dedication to our scholarship and our students, recognizing that the synergy between research and teaching is a source of excellence in both.