Job Alert: UConn Latina/o Studies, Tenure-Track

Dear readers, the Department of History and the Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies is conducting a search to fill a tenure-track position. They are especially looking for candidates who can teach “Puerto Rican history, Latin American/Caribbean history before 1900, U.S. Latina/o History, Gender/Sexuality history, Legal history, and Brazilian history.” Also, the preferred date for submissions is fast approaching, October 28. From the posting:

…the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Latin American, Caribbean and/or U.S. Latina/o History, for any chronological specialization. The candidate will be jointly appointed with El Instituto; the tenure home will be in History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey courses in one or more of these fields, together with more advanced courses in the candidate’s area of interest. This person will be expected to develop a strong, ongoing research trajectory through high quality publications.  As jointly appointed faculty, teaching and service will be equally divided between History and El Instituto…

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to research and, high quality publications, and national recognition as through honorific awards. In the area of teaching, the successful candidate will share a commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

For more information, or to apply, follow the link.

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