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Barry University (USA:FL) - with Modern Europe[]

  • Assistant Professorship in Latin American History, with a secondary area in Modern Europe, to begin Aug. 2017
  • A PhD and teaching experience are required
  • Barry University is a private Catholic institution
  • Course load 12 credits/semester: The applicant must be able to teach courses on the history of colonial and modern Latin America and the Caribbean.  In addition, the applicant should be able to teach:  an introductory course on world history since 1900, a two semester course on Western Civilization, and upper level courses in modern European History.
  • The applicant should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, an official transcript, and three letters of professional reference.  Applications should be submitted to Dr. George Cvejanovich, Department of History and Political Science, Barry University, 11300 N.E. 2nd Ave., Miami, Florida, 33161
  • Deadine: 1 Mar. 2017
  • Position has been postponed, not hiring right now

Bucknell University (PA) - Black Atlantic and/or African Diaspora (Open Rank)[]

  • Open Rank, tenure track position to begin Fall 2017
  • Seek[ing] a historian with a focus on the Black Atlantic and/or African diaspora.
  • Research and teaching interests might include the following fields: comparative slave systems and the transatlantic slave trade; histories of resistance and slave revolts; the slave family, gender, and sexuality; the rise of plantation agriculture and its effects on world trade systems; abolition and the transitions to free labor; and transnational political and cultural movements.
  • A PhD in History is required by August 22, 2017.
  • Applications will only be accepted through Interfolio ByCommittee:
  • Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarship, and three letters of recommendation.
  • Review begins: 3 Oct. 2016 & position is open until filled.

Florida State University (USA:FL) - Hispanic/Iberian Caribbean, 17th-20th Centuries[]

Georgia Southern University (USA: GA) - excl. Cuba and the Caribbean[]

  • Assistant Professor of Latin American History (excluding Cuba and the Caribbean)
  • The successful candidate will teach the survey of World History since 1450, a core course required of all Georgia Southern University students, courses required for the major, and a variety of upper-division courses in his or her field.
  • The position is an academic 9 month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Required Qualifications: Earned PhD in History or a closely related field by August 1, 2017; Ability to teach courses on the history of colonial and modern Latin America.
  • The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2017.
  • A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; an article-length writing sample; unofficial academic transcripts; and three letters of professional reference. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to (no electronic applications please): Dr. Solomon Smith, Search Chair, Search #67382, Department of History, Georgia Southern University, P. O. Box 8054, Statesboro GA 30460-8054. Electronic mail: More information about the institution is available through or
  • Screening begins: 1 Oct. 2016  and continues until position filled
    • [4 Nov] Any news? x 2 [17 Nov]
    • Phone Interview Request
    • Rejection letter.
    • Offer made and accepted

Goucher College (USA:MD)  - [non-TT:VAP][]

  • One-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • We’re looking for a faculty member who can teach a range of courses in Latin American history and in the Humanities. Extra consideration will be given to candidates who specialize in women, gender, and/or sexuality.
  • Teaching Load: 20 credits (five 4-credit classes) over two semesters.
  • Candidates who have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment are preferred.
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Interested applicants must apply online at Please provide the following documents in your application: CV; Cover letter; A statement of teaching philosophy and interests.
  • Two letters of recommendation and official transcripts should be forwarded separately to: Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794. (Alternatively, PDF versions of the recommendations can be emailed to the Provost’s Administrative Assistant, Gigi Greenfield, at
  • Review begins: 29 Apr. 2017

Johns Hopkins University (USA: MD)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • The area of specialization and chronological period are open. Candidates whose research makes broad intellectual connections and/or spans regions are particularly encouraged to apply. The search committee is committed to hiring candidates who, through their research,teaching, and/or service will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.
  • lease submit a cover letter, C.V., writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference online at
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2016.
    • [4 Nov] Skype interviews in progress
    • [16 Feb] Any news on this position? Has an offer been made?
    • [22 Feb] Yes offer went out and has been accepted

Loyola University, Chicago (USA:IL)[]

  • Assistant professorship in the History of Latin America, to begin Aug. 2017
  • PhD should be in hand by start date
  • Open to all periods and regions, including the Caribbean. The ability and desire to contribute to our department's strengths in urban and public history, and to the Latin American and Latina/o Studies Program ( are particularly welcome
  • Applicants should submit a current Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement/research agenda, and a letter of interest outlining the candidate's qualifications to Applicants also should arrange for three recommendations or evaluations from individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position to be sent directly to the chair of the search committee. Applicants should forward additional materials related to teaching excellence and samples of scholarly publications to: Chair, Latin American History Search Committee, Department of History, Loyola University Chicago, 1032 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60660
  • Deadline: 30 Nov. 2016
    • [9 Dec.] AHA interview scheduled. Also very nice form on their part; it seems like a great department.
    • [13 Dec] Rejection email (really thoughtful and considerate message); it mentions they had 152 applications. x2
    • [14 Dec.] Anyone hear anything else or not hear anything at all? I've heard nothing. x2
    • Offer made and accepted

Murray State University (USA:KS) with US and World, pref Hist STM[]

  • Assistant Professor of Latin American History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Ph.D. in history or be ABD with a documented plan of completion by appointment date in order to be considered
  • Teaching Load: 4/4 (12 hours per semester) "Applicants must be able to teach survey courses in World History or U.S. History"
  • A secondary field in the history of science, technology, or medicine is desired, although applicants with secondary fields in other areas of history will be considered. The successful candidate will be able to approach Latin American History from a world/global perspective
  • To apply please visit:
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2016
  • Any news? (Dec 30)
  • Skype Interview Request (Jan 10)
  • Any news? (Jan 30) Nothing here
  • Any news? (Mar 13) x2

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (CHI) - with World History, spec. Europe/Middle East[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in Contemporary World History, with preference for scholars working on Europe/Middle East and Latin America, to begin Aug. 2017
  • See full posting (link above) at World History 2016-17
  • Deadline: 13 Mar. 2017

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (CHI) - [non-TT; Visiting Positions][]

  • Visiting Professorships for the 2017 and 2018 academic year
  • Applications are welcome from faculty at foreign universities holding the ranks of tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor (or their equivalents).
  • Interested scholars may apply for two modalities, proposing either an undergraduate or graduate class. Along with teaching their class, visiting professors will have the opportunity of joining the Institute’s academic activities, writing and researching with access to the documental sources and bibliographic material placed in the University Library System as well as different archives throughout the country. 
  • Salaray is commensurate with academic rank at home institution. The Institute of History will cover roundtrip airfare and housing expenses. 
  • Length of appointment and further details are available on the website of the Institute.  
  • Inquiries about the application process should be emailed to Pablo Whipple, chair of the Institute of History, at 
  • All application materials should be emailed in PDF format to Mileny Ayala, Secretary of the Institute of History, at
  • Deadline: 31 Aug. 2016.
  • Results will be emailed directly to all applicants on Friday, September 24, 2016, at the latest.

Regis University (USA:CO) Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Latin American History and/or Environmental Justice[]

  • Post-doctoral Fellowship in Latin American History and/or Environmental Justice, to begin 1 August 2017
  • Regis University, a Jesuit, Catholic university, invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship that has been developed in conjunction with an Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Post-Doctoral Diversity Program (PDDP) Consortium. The Consortium brings together different institutions within the US Jesuit higher education dedicated to expanding diversity within the professoriate. The Consortium provides post-doctoral candidates with meaningful employment experiences within the Jesuit educational setting, tangible professional development opportunities, and a cohort network of peers completing post-doctoral fellowships at other AJCU institutions.
  • The Fellowship offers a three-year term with a 2-3 teaching load in the first two years, and a 3-3 load by year three. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will be allowed to offer courses in their home department, as well as (when appropriate) integrative and foundational core courses. The Fellow also will be expected to develop and maintain a scholarly agenda that is appropriate to their time and commitments within the fellowship, with clearly indicated goals and benchmarks.
  • We are especially interested in candidates whose training an expertise focuses on Indigenous Studies, Migration/Immigration Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and/or Women's and Gender Studies
  • Applicants should demonstrate an interest and ability to engage the Jesuit liberal arts educational mission substantively in their teaching. For more information on this mission, see here.
  • Applicants must have a PhD. completed by June 2017, experience teaching undergraduates, and a demonstrated scholarly trajectory.
  • The review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017 and preference will be given to applications submitted by that date.
  • Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter that details scholarly and teaching interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) graduate transcripts (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage).
    • additional materials request 21 Feb, any further information?

Simmons College (USA:MA)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • We seek a colleague who will develop and teach a range of history courses, from surveys to seminars, as well as contribute to the interdisciplinary undergraduate core curriculum (the Simmons PLAN), and work with Master's students.
  • The position is open with regard to specific chronological period and to geographic region of specialization within Latin America and the Caribbean. We especially encourage applicants whose research and teaching trace transnational connections and who place their subjects in a broad intellectual context.
  • The successful candidate will complement our department’s current offerings. Particularly desirable areas of interest include: African diaspora, the global south, borderlands, the history of science and medicine, digital humanities, historical memory, quantitative methods, oral history.
  • Please submit a cover letter, C.V., teaching dossier, and research statement ... to the “Resume/CV” prompt on Workday through this link Please also provide three confidential letters of recommendation to
  • Deadline: 15 Nov. 2016
  • intend to interview at the AHA
  • AHA invites have gone out
  • Campus visits have been scheduled

Stephen F. Austin State University (USA:TX)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by start date; however, well qualified candidates who are ABD will be considered. 
  • The successful applicant should specialize in areas that complement those of the department’s current faculty and should be able to teach both halves of US history surveys. 
  • The standard teaching load in the department is 12 hours per semester.
  • Please submit application letter detailing teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript copies, and three letters of reference electronically to  Please direct any questions to Dr. Stephen Taaffe at
  • Review begins: 31 Oct 2016 and continues until position filled.
    • [4 Nov.] Request for extra materials
    • [3 Dec.] Any other news?
    • [13 Dec.] Any news?
    • [13 Dec.] Emailed the search committee chair last week, who informed me that campus visits have been scheduled 
    • [23 Jan.] Received rejection email
    • [22 Mar.] A friend of mine received an offer an accepted a week ago or so.

University at Albany, SUNY (USA:NY) - [Senior Hire] - Spanish-Speaking Caribbean[]

  • Tenured appointment as Associate Professor starting Fall 2017.
  • The position is for a scholar of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean with an active research program on the Dominican Republic, Cuba and/or Puerto Rico. The department seeks a scholar who employs an interdisciplinary and comparative approach, with an emphasis on the study of 20th century development of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean.
  • Scholars whose research elucidates the intersection of cultural studies and political economy are especially encouraged to apply. The following areas are of particular interest: colonial and postcolonial studies; comparative political and social history, race relations and racialized social systems, imperialism and peripheral capitalist development, Caribbean transnationalism and migration.
  • The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas specified above as needed to support the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The successful candidate also will serve as Director of Graduate Programs for an initial two-year period.
  • Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in history, social sciences or interdisciplinary field (Latin American Studies, Race and Ethnicity, American Studies) from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization; Candidates with an active research profile who show promise of developing an outstanding publication record, and who have a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate education; Applicant must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
  • Please apply online via
  • A review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled. [posted 13 Sept. 2016]

University of California - San Diego (USA: CA) Since 1500[]

  • Assistant Professorship in History since 1500, to start 1 Jul. 2017
  • Our preference is for a scholar of South America or the Spanish-speaking Caribbean (comparative work included) whose research touches on an environmental topic broadly defined, including but not limited to natural/built environments, energy, oceans and transportation, science and technology, space and place, food or commodities, land and agriculture, and public health or disease.
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • Application materials will be accepted electronically at: Please submit a cover letter, C.V., three letters of recommendation and a separate personal statement summarizing experience and leadership contributions in the arena of equity and diversity. (For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see: Further materials, including syllabi, and a writing sample may be requested at a later date. Cover letters should summarize research agenda, teaching experience and interests, as well as leadership efforts. Three letters of recommendation should be uploaded electronically by letter- writers familiar with the applicant's scholarly trajectory, teaching experience, and efforts to achieve equity and diversity
  • Deadline: 1 Nov. 2016.
  • Intend to interview at the AHA
  • [17 Nov.] request for supplementary materials
  • [2 Dec] AHA interview request
  • [27 Jan] Campus visit requests have gone out. Congrats to those who made it. 

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng) - Caribbean and Atlantic since c.1500[]

  • Unviersity Lecturer (~tenured asst/assoc prof) in Caribbean and Atlantic History since c.1500, to begin 1 Oct. 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • The Faculty welcomes applications from both early-career scholars and those who already have established careers. By the start of the appointment, the successful candidate must hold a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  • The successful candidate will have an outstanding and developing research profile in early or late modern Caribbean and Atlantic history. The ability to teach in the history of Latin America and south Atlantic history over a wide temporal and geographical range will be an advantage. The incumbent must:  have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically; and be able and ready to co-operate in Faculty affairs, including undertaking administration.
  • The appointee will be responsible for teaching Caribbean history as well as contributing to general World history teaching, at all levels from first-year undergraduate to PhD. She or he will be expected to offer a taught course to the MPhil in World History and to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. In due course, the appointee will be expected to design and teach a Part II Specified or Special Subject paper on a Caribbean or Atlantic topic, and to play a part in convening Part I papers and directing the MPhil in World History.
  • To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.
  • Applicants seeking further information about the post are invited to contact Dr Lawrence Klein, Chair of the Faculty of History: For further details about the application process, please contact the Faculty's HR Clerk, Ms Joanne Pearson (e-mail:, telephone: 01223 335350). Please quote reference JJ11269 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
  • Deadline: 29 Mar. 2017

University of Chicago (USA:IL) - Spain & Spanish American Empire --CANCELLED[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in the history of Spain and the Spanish American Empire in the 18thC
  • We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses questions of Atlantic political economy, policy, and the transnational Enlightenment. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, and therefore encourage applicants who come from racial, ethnic, and social groups that are underrepresented in academia.
  • The appointment may begin as early as July 1, 2017. Candidates are expected to have the Ph.D. in ­hand by the start of the appointment
  • Applications must be submitted through the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website,
  • Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that describes the applicant's research and teaching, as well as any prior and potential contributions to diversity in the context of academic life; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement addressing current research and future plans for research; 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) one sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter); and 6) three letters of reference
  • Review begins: 5 Mar. 2017
  • Job call matches the interests of their postdoc.
  • [8 Mar] Emailed received saying search was cancelled. Does anyone have details? 

University of Connecticut (USA:CT) - Latin American, Caribbean and/or U.S. Latina/o History[]

  • 9-month tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American, Caribbean and/or U.S. Latina/o History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • As jointly appointed faculty, teaching and service will be equally divided between History and El Instituto, Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean and Latin American Studies,
  • min Qual: Ph.D. in History or a related field, with a specialization in Latin American, Caribbean or U.S. Latina/o History, by the appointment start date. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Applicants must have experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching related survey courses; show the potential to build a successful research record; and possess a deep commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs.
  • pref. qual: The ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: Puerto Rican history, Latin American/Caribbean history before 1900, U.S. Latina/o History, Gender/Sexuality history, Legal history, and Brazilian history. It is preferred that candidates have experience integrating technology into instruction, on-line instruction.
  • Please visit the UConn Faculty Positions website,, to be directed to Academic Jobs Online to submit an application letter; curriculum vitae; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to foster Effective Learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.); statement of commitment to diversity (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and a sample article or chapter. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct at least three letters of recommendation on your behalf.
  • review begins immediately, for full consideration: 28 Oct. 2016

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)[]

  • Lectureship (~tenured Asst/Assoc Prof) in Latin American History, to begin 1 Sept. 2017
  • The search will be open in terms of period, thematic interest and region within Latin America, but with a preference for candidates who complement existing departmental thematic strengths. For instance, candidates with interests in the history of Atlantic slavery and/or the African diaspora in Latin America, in gender history, and in the history of authoritarian regimes in the region would be particularly welcome.
  • We are seeking an outstanding scholar of Latin American history with a strong track record of internationally excellent publications and clear evidence of the potential for future development at the highest level. The successful candidate will also be expected to make a significant contribution to the teaching of Latin American history at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
  • Apply online
  • Deadline: 20 Feb. 2017
  • Received rejection email
  • Offer accepted

University of Miami (USA:FL) - [Asst/Assoc] Brazil/Spanish-speaking Caribbean[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship or tenured associal prof. in Latin American history, with a specialization in the history of Brazil or the history of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean
  • Time period and subjects of research interest are open.
  • Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2017 and demonstrate significant promise as scholars and teachers.  Established historians applying at the Associate Professor level should be able to demonstrate an excellent record of scholarly publication, superior teaching abilities, and strong commitment to pursuing an ongoing, vigorous research agenda.
  • Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Professor Kate Ramsey, Chair, Brazil/Spanish-speaking Caribbean History Search, Department of History, P.O. Box 248107, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4662.  Candidates must also submit application materials electronically to
  • Deadline: 20 Oct. 2016.
    • [4 Nov] Request for additional materials
    • [6 Dec] Rejection letter
    • [9 Dec] Request for AHA interview
    • [11 Jan] Any news?
    • [27 April] Congrats to the Brown alum who will assume this position ! (see bottom of page 2 of link)

University of Pennsylvania (USA: PA) - 2 Positions[]

  • Searching for two positions in Latin American History, with the expectation that we will make one tenured and one junior appointment.
  • Seek to hire in the colonial field (16th-18th century), irrespective of region, and in the specific field of Mexican history, in any period. Specialists in Brazilian history and the Hispanic Caribbean are welcome to apply.
  • Candidates should apply online at Please attach a letter of application, CV, and research statement. Junior applicants should also include writing sample of approximately 7500 words in length, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit letters to the website.
  • Review of applications will begin 3 Oct. 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
  • Junior-level applicants will be interviewed at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Denver.
  • Any news?
  • [24 Nov.] They have a short list. I am not sure if that means for both positions or just the junior level position.
    • Have they contacted the individuals on the short list?
    • Any news?
    • [2 Dec] They sent a request for additional materials a while back. I never heard after that, so not sure if the refecence above is to that list or a shorter list from among those candidates. x2
    • [3 Dec] Same here. Got the request for additional materials, haven't heard from them since. 
    • [6 Dec] Was the request for more materials for junior level applicants only or for the senior level as well? 
    • [7 Dec] AHA interview request (junior level) x2
    • [4 Jan] Senior position rejection email saying job was offered and accepted by another. Congratulations!
    • [11 Jan] Campus visit offered, junior level

University of Tampa, Florida (USA:FL)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in history
  • Teaching responsibilities include a focus on the History of Latin America and the Caribbean, with interests in Atlantic World or Colonial History. Desirable fields include the history of race and slavery, the Revolutionary Atlantic, or indigenous peoples.
  • Teaching Load: 3/3 ('three four-credit courses per semester'), including a survey of Colonial/Post-Colonial Latin American History...
  • PhD must be in hand Aug. 2017
  • For details and to apply on-line, please visit our website at
  • Deadline: 5 Oct. 2016.
    • Any News?
    • Phone interviews were conducted in mid-October
      • Any follow up by U Tampa after the phone interviews?
      • I never heard back from them. I assumed that was a "no," but it would be nice to hear one way or the other. x2
      • [12 Dec] Rejection letter stating they hired someone 

Wesleyan University (USA: CT)[]

  • Tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Latin America to begin July 1, 2017.
  • Field of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with research interests in the modern history of Mexico, the Andean zone, or the Southern Cone [Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay].
  • Teaching responsibilities (2-2 teaching load) include surveys of colonial and modern Latin America and seminars.
  • Candidates will be expected to have a Ph.D. in History or a related field in hand by the time of appointment.
  • For full consideration, 1 Nov. 2016.
    • [Nov 28]: Any news?
    • FYI  - there are internal candidates
    • I thought so...they have an alum as VAP who the description seemed to fit well. 
    • [Dec 8]: Has anyone heard anything, one way or another?
    • [Dec 14] Request for additional materials. Request to schedule AHA interview forthcoming.
    • [Dec. 15] At this point, with writing samples, teaching and research statements, what more do they want?
      • [Dec. 16] Dissertation/manuscript and syllabi requested
      • [Jan. 23] Any update on campus visits?
      • [Feb. 1] Assuming campus visits are underway, can anyone confirm?
      • [Feb. 15] Rejection letter (181 applicants) x3 
      • Has anyone who interviewed at the AHA received a rejection letter?
      • Congratulations to [the sucessful candidate]
        • (Hi: I redacted the name of the candidate, just in case.  Please don't put up personal information - names included - unless they're in the public sphere, or you have the individual's permission to do so.  It helps to link to the original source if it's public.  AFII (talk) 09:17, April 13, 2017 (UTC))

Willamette University (USA: OR) - Transnational, incl. Latin America[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • We seek candidates with combined teaching and research expertise in transnational history with an area of focus in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, or Pacific Rim/Pacific Indigenous Studies. Teaching responsibilities include five courses annually. Candidates should have a proven and/or potential capability for excellence in undergraduate teaching and an active research agenda.
  • Ph.D. required, ABD will be considered, degree must be completed by August 2017.
  • For more information about the Department of History, please visit
  • To review complete job announcement and to apply online, please visit
  • Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Wendy Petersen Coring, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, at
  • Application Deadline: 23 Sept. 2016.


Southeast Missouri State University (USA:MO)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Colonial Latin American History, to begin 1 Aug. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by Aug. 2017
  • Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion
  • To apply, submit the following items online by clicking Letter of interest addressing all position required qualifications; Current curriculum vitae; Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when offer of employment is accepted); Names, telephone numbers, addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional references
  • For full consideration: 28 Oct. 2016
    • [Dec. 1] AHA Interview Request x 2

University of Toronto (CAN) - Latin America/Hispanic World[]

  • Tenure Stream Assistant Professorship in Latin American/Hispanic World History, to begin 1 Jul. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by start date or soon after
  • "The candidate’s research should focus on any topic within Colonial Latin American history, and should be able to set that research in the context of the early modern Spanish Empire, and of global linkages between Europe, Africa, the Americas, and Pacific Oceania. The candidate should show familiarity with a range of scholarship and methods outside of the specialization, and be able to complement our existing thematic strengths"
  • Complete applications will include: 1. a curriculum vitae; 2. a cover letter of no more than 2 single-spaced pages which includes a description of future research plans; 3. a teaching dossier to include a statement explaining your teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and a proposal for a “dream” course intended for advanced undergraduates in History; 4. one writing selection of no more than 30pp. (for example, an article, conference paper or excerpt drawn from a dissertation chapter); finalists without a PhD in hand may be requested to submit their a copy of their completed dissertations; 5. the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Three letters of reference should be sent under separate cover by the 3 October, 2016 deadline, preferably signed PDF documents on letterhead to Jennifer Evans at (with “Colonial Latin America – Hispanic World” and the applicant’s name in the subject line).
  • Submission guidelines can be found at: We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Jennifer Evans at
  • Deadline: 3 Oct. 2016
    • Skype interviews conducted 
    • On campus job talks begun
    • [21 Nov] Rejection letter


Carleton College (USA:MN) - [non-TT:VAP][]

  • Visiting Assistant Professorship (one year w/poss of renewal) in Modern Latin American History
  • Teaching Load: 5 courses/year (3 x 10 week terms)
  • The ability to teach a lower division survey of modern Latin America (1800-present) and guide senior independent research projects on topics related to Latin America is essential. As well as excellence in research, the successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • To apply, please visit the Carleton College website at to complete the online application, including a letter of application; c.v.; graduate transcript; a sample syllabus for a course on The History of Modern Latin America, 1800-present, and contact information for two letters of reference.
  • Candidates who have questions are encouraged to contact Professor Andrew Fisher, Chair of the Search ( or Nikki Lamberty, Administrative Assistant of History (
  • Review begins: 1 Apr. 2017 and continues until position filled.
    • Interview Requests have gone out
    • [12 Apr] Rejection email
    • [13 Apr] Has anyone received an offer or a campus visit offer?
    • Finalists invited to campus

Sarah Lawrence College (USA:NY)[]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship of Modern Latin American History, to begin Fall 2017
  • Applicants should have a research specialty in the intellectual and economic history of twentieth-century Latin America, with a preferred thematic focus on the transnational history of economic development and capitalism
  • PhD must be in hand by start date
  • The ideal candidate would also have an academic background in economics or sociology. College-level teaching experience is essential. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae; a cover letter addressing their teaching and scholarship; a short writing sample; and two samples of undergraduate course syllabi. In addition, applicants should provide the names and contact information for three professional references
  • To apply for the position, please go to:
  • Open until filled, for full consideration 20 July 2017

University of Florida (USA:FL) - 19/20thC, excl. Brazil/Caribbean[]

  • 9-month tenure track assistant professorship of modern (19th/20thC) Latin American History excluding Brazil and the Caribbean, to begin Aug. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by 16 Aug. 2017
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to dynamic approaches to teaching and original scholarship and will teach surveys on modern Latin American history as well as specialized courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications and interest in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) names and e-mail addresses of three references.  An e-mail will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters.
  • For full consideration: 15 Nov. 2016 although position is open until filled.
    • Intend to interview at the AHA
    • Received request for extra materials (Dec. 1)


University of Oklahoma (USA:OK)[]

  • Wick Cary Assitant Professor of Brazilian Studies (tenure track), to begin Aug. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by time of appointment
  • We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on political and economic development, energy and the environment, political institutions, or Brazil’s international relations and foreign policy. The person hired for this position will teach undergraduate and MA-level courses on Brazil as well as thematic courses in their area of expertise.  Additionally, the person hired will contribute to teaching at the Rio Center.  We hope to welcome a new colleague with a demonstrated commitment to fostering inclusivity and mentoring members of underrepresented groups.
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, complete sets of teaching evaluations, and a writing sample.  Submit all materials electronically at:
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled.

University of Georgia (USA:GE)[]

  • Tenure track Assistant Professorship in Colonial or 19thC Brazilian History, to begin Aug. 2017
  • PhD must be in hand by time of appointment
  • We seek scholars who specialize in colonial or nineteenth century Brazil and particularly encourage those whose research focuses on the Atlantic World, slavery, and the African diaspora to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Brazilian history, Latin American history, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the proficiency necessary to teach FLAC (Foreign Language Across Curriculum) courses in Portuguese and to collaborate with UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program (
  • A cover letter, vita, three letters of recommendation, and a chapter or article-length writing sample should be submitted via
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2016 and continues until position filled.
  • Nov 14: request for Skype interview
  • Dec 7: request for campus visit


California State University, Sacramento (USA: CA) - Mexican-American[]

  • tenure track assistant professorship in Mexican-American history, to begin Fall 2017
  • See full posting (link above) at North American History 2016-17
  • review begins: 3 Oct. 2016

(Dec 5) Rejection email offer made and accepted