The History Department at the University of Houston seeks to appoint a colleague for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor specializing in twentieth-century Mexican history. Teaching responsibilities include the Latin American history survey, upper division and graduate courses in Modern Latin American history. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester.
Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. in History by July 2020, and should have a professional dedication to teaching and to pursuing an active research agenda. Additionally, participation in departmental programs, service and governance are expected.
The successful candidate will join a strong cohort of Latin Americanists dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship in areas such as, borderlands, empire, environmental, health and medicine, race and ethnicity, gender, women, family and revolution and technology. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of Houston is a Carnegie designated Tier One Public Research University.
Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/careers/ by January 17, 2020 for full consideration. Questions regarding the application or position may be forwarded to Dr. Jose Angel Hernandez.
The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
Internal Number: FAC001254
About University of Houston
The Department of History offers the Bachelor of Arts in History, the Bachelor of Arts in History with Teacher Certification, a minor in History, the Master of Arts in History, and the Doctor of Philosophy in History. For more information about the Department, please browse the rest of the department website at www.uh.edu/class/history.