The Department of History at the University of Nebraska at Omaha invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Latin American History with an anticipated start date of August 17, 2020. Chronological period and area of specialization are open. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load (nine hours a semester). The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialization, and should also be able to teach surveys of Latin American history and sections of World Civilizations. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a program of research and publication, to participate in the History Department Programs, and to develop and participate in UNO activities associated with the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies (OLLAS). Established in 2003, OLLAS is dedicated to combining academic excellence with real-world engagement in order to enhance our understanding of Latino and Latin American communities and their critical issues.
Omaha is a metropolitan city with vibrant Latin American diaspora communities. The university, through the OLLAS, has a strong commitment to community engagement with local institutions such as El Museo Latino, Latino Center of the Midlands, and others. https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000505317-01
The successful candidate will have their dissertation and all other work for a Ph.D. in history or a closely related field completed and approved by May 2020. Review of applications will commence on December 1, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.
The University has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply.
The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, martial status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.
Inquiries can be directed to: Dr. Jeanne Reames, Latin American History Search Committee Chair, Department of History, 287 Arts and Sciences Hall, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68182; or firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: 2019F-00142
About Department of History, University of Nebraska - Omaha
The Department of History at UNO is home to a vibrant community of scholar-teachers. We cover chronological fields ranging from the Early Bronze Age to the Twenty-First Century. Members of the department specialize in Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval and Modern Europe, Latin America, and US history from the colonial period to the modern day. In addition, we teach courses on the Middle East, Ancient Egypt, and modern China. Members of the department have published on a wide range of topics including Native American activists, post-World War II immigration, the financing of medieval cathedral construction, the liberation of concentration camps, and many others. In addition to courses in the History department, members of the department contribute to a range of majors and minors including Women's and Gender Studies, Latino and Latin American Studies, and Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
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