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Adams State University (USA:CO)[]

  • tenure-track appointment at a state-supported, regional comprehensive university located in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado and the city of Alamosa (Hispanic-serving institution), to begin 19 Aug. 2024
  • Teachng Load: 4/4 primary courses will include general education survey courses in World History or U.S. History, and upper division courses in Latin American, Chicano, and European history.
  • A Ph.D. in History is preferred, consideration will be given to advanced ABDs
  • Required Documents :Cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, diversity statement, graduate transcripts, one and three references. All applications must be submitted through the ASU Careers page at Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Rich Loosbrock,
  • For full consideration: 5 Apr. 2024
    • This is not a Latin American History position. Please move this to the “Open Field or Mixed History Hire.” The only areas not mentioned in the ad are the history of the sea floor and the history of the celestial vault.
    • In response to this - being on the committee, I can tell you that this is a Latin American position that is also expected to contribute to the general education curriculum in world history...much like others that are posted in this thread.
    • Had a Zoom interview but they selected another candidate to visit the campus.

Auburn University (USA: AL)[]

  • tenure-track appointment in Latin American History at the rank of assistant professor, period and specialization open, to begin Aug. 2024
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will develop upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of specialty, teach the department’s sophomore-level survey of Latin-American history, and contribute to Auburn’s core curriculum in world history.
  • A Ph.D. in History or a related field is required; outstanding candidates who are ABD will be considered but completion of the degree is expected prior to the start of the appointment in August 2024.
  • (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a syllabus for an undergraduate course in Latin-American history, topic open, (4) a writing sample of no more than 25 pages, and (5) the names and contact information for three referees.
  • Deadline: 6 Nov. 2023
    • [9 January]: Have any of the Zoom interviewees heard about campus visits?
    • [20 February]: Received a rejection email.

California State University - San Marcos (USA:CA) - Mexican[]

  • Tenure-track position in Mexican history at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2024.
  • The period of specialization is open, but with a preference for colonial history.
  • Ph.D. in the discipline of History. Degree must be in hand at time of appointment 
  • Teaching: Ability to teach upper-division and graduate courses in colonial Mexican history; Ability to teach lower-division surveys in world history, upper-division and graduate courses in Mexican history, as well as related courses in Latin American history  
  • Preference for: Experience or interest in working with Digital History; A subfield in any of the following areas: environmental history, ethnohistory, gender history, oral history, public history, race and ethnicity; Interest in community engagement; Ability to teach lower-division surveys in U.S. history
  • Applications Must Include:Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Diversity statement describing your background, experience, and/or commitment to working effectively with diverse populations and first-generation college students (up to 2 pages), A chapter/article-length writing sample , Teaching portfolio that includes a teaching statement and course evaluations, Three professional references (letters of recommendation will be requested later in the search process)
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2023 and continues until position filled
    • Invited to interview 7 Dec. 2023
    • Received a rejection email on 23 Jan. 2024. The email notes that the position is still open.
    • [12 Feb] - I saw this got reposted on the job boards again, have any interviewees heard back?
    • [29 Feb] - Any word?
    • Silence means “NO”
    • [5 April] - They reposted this again.
    • April 5 - lol , wtf is going on here?
      • April 5 - the new posting has changed quite a bit from the original! Looks like they’re asking an awful lot for a not-R1, and I’m not sure how many colonial Mexicanists are on the market at the moment…

Colorado College (USA:CO) - Non-TT[]

  • one-year position in History with specialty in Latin American and Caribbean history beginning in August 2024
  • Applicants for this position may specialize in any aspect of Latin American and/or Caribbean history; we particularly welcome candidates with expertise in histories of indigenous cultures and societies and/or candidates whose period of specialization lies in the 19th century or earlier.
  • Teaching: 6 courses/ year "The one-year visitor will teach six courses, each consisting of a three-and-a-half-week “block”, during the 2024-25 academic year"
  • Compensation will be based on the candidate’s qualifications. See
  • Please upload to the CC employment portal a letter of application that includes: Cover letter summarizing teaching interests and experience, scholarship, and demonstrating the ability to work with a diverse student population. Curriculum vitae
  • For full consideration: 15 Mar. 2024 with intention to end search in May
    • [18 Mar] Invited to interview
    • [27 Mar] Invited to campus visit
    • [14 May] Rejection email

DePauw University (USA:IN)[]

  • Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2024.
  • The department seeks applications from candidates with a broad range of interests including, but not limited to, gender and sexuality, the environment, race, indigenous peoples, migration, resistance and resilience, human rights, transnational perspectives and the dynamics and legacies of multi-cultural encounters.
  • Ph.D. in Latin American History (by the time of appointment) is required.
  • teaching: 6 courses/year The department specifically seeks candidates to teach an existing, or modified, three-course survey in Latin American History and develop topical courses in areas of expertise. Regardless of specialization, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with Latin American and Caribbean Studies, including teaching an interdisciplinary introductory course for that program
  • Candidates should submit through Interfolio ( a cover letter summarizing qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of scholarly interests; CV; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations); contact information for three professional references; and a copy of graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University ... Please contact Robert Dewey, History Department Chair, at with any questions.
    • Recommendation letters requested: 21 Nov. 2023
    • Review begins: 17 Nov. 2023
    • Zoom interviews scheduled 11 -13 Dec. 2023.
    • Offer made mid February.

Hampden Sydney College (USA: VA) - VAP Latin American History[]

  • The Department of History invites applications for a full-time visiting assistant professor in Latin American history.
  • Subfields and specialties are open, though candidates with expertise or teaching interests in indigenous history, economic history and development, and issues of race and/or race relations are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • The annual teaching load is seven courses.
  • Review of applications will begin immediately; for full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2024
    • Offer made and accepted in June

Stony Brook University (USA: NY) -Latin American Indigenous Peoples/African Diaspora[]

  • Tenure-track Assistant Professor focused on the History of Latin American Indigenous Peoples/African Diaspora, with a specialty in South America, Central America, or the Caribbean, but not Mexico.
  • The time period of the candidates' research is open, but preference will be given to scholars of themes including but not limited to: slavery, race, labor, migrations and the transatlantic world. We encourage applicants with interdisciplinary training who situate the Americas in critical global, environmental, medical and/or ethnographic frameworks.
  • We seek a scholar who is enthusiastic about mentoring graduate students and who will offer courses aligned with one or more of the Department's thematic clusters: Global connections, empire, capitalism; Health, science, environment; Race, citizenship, migration; Religion, gender, cultural identity; States, nations, political cultures.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2 including undergraduate survey and upper-division courses on colonial and/or modern Latin America
  • A completed initial application will include: Letter of interest, CV, Writing sample (chapter or journal article of 25-40 pages). List of three references with e-mail contact information
  • Deadline: 1 Dec. 2023
    • Rejection received 12 Dec. 2023
    • Zoom interviews scheduled mid-December
    • Dissertation and syllabi requested 22 Dec. 2023
    • Did anybody get a campus visit yet?
    • Invitations to campus visits sent out.
    • Was an offer made ?
    • They made an offer mid-March

Texas A&M University - Kingsville (USA:TX) - Latin American[]

NB: this advert is for two positions, one latin american, one US/Europe/World (posted on Open Field page)

  • Full time tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History, to begin Aug. 2024
  • The successful candidate for one position will have a Ph.D. in Latin American History with a record of teaching excellence.
  • Teaching Load: four 3-credit hour undergraduate courses per semester (typically three United States survey courses and either an upper-division undergraduate course in the area of specialization or a World History or Texas History survey)
  • Interested applicants should submit application materials containing: 1. A letter of application stating interest in the position and qualifications relative to the desiderata outlined in the Job Description; 2. Curriculum vitae (CV) with contact information for three professional references; 3. Copies of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable). To ensure full consideration, all application materials should be submitted electronically via Workday ************ (
  • Review begins: 1 Nov. 2023
  • [29 Feb] - Has anyone heard anything on this?
  • Invite to campus visit received in Jan.

University of Cambridge (UK:Eng)[]

  • Assistant Professor in Latin American History, beginning 1 October 2024.
  • Teaching: The postholder will teach at the undergraduate, MPhil, and PhD levels. They will be expected to deliver lectures, seminars, and supervisions (small-group teaching) on Latin American History. Depending on their area of expertise, the postholder will also be expected to contribute to broader team-taught courses. They will supervise final-year undergraduate dissertations, MPhil dissertations, and PhD students in Latin American history, and will have the opportunity to design and teach their own MPhil course. They will be remunerated by colleges for the undergraduate supervisions they undertake...Recruiting and supervising postgraduate students in Latin American history will be a major responsibility for this postholder, and it is anticipated that they will build a cohort of 4-6 PhD students by accepting 1-2 per year.
  • Informal enquiries about the role should be directed to Professor Mary Laven, Chair of the Faculty,
  • Deadline: 25 Feb. 2024
  • [8 Mar] Rejection received
  • Offer made and accepted

University of the Fraser Valley (CAN)[]

  • permanent, tenure-track position in Latin American History at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing in the Fall semester 2024 (1 Aug)
  • We invite applications from scholars working in a broad range of specializations and chronologies, though expertise in Indigenous history, sexuality and gender, race and racism, human rights, or environmental history would fit well with department priorities. Ability to teach within at least one other area offered by the History department is required. Experience in digital humanities and public history is an asset.
  • Interested candidates should submit the below through the online application portal: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (please indicate your status of eligibility to work legally in Canada), a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching success (such as copies of recent teaching evaluations), a writing sample (e.g., a dissertation chapter or peer reviewed article), contact information for three referees.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide three letters of reference at time of interview,
  • Review begins 1 Mar. 2024.
  • Any news? (March 20).
  • Nothing yet (March 22)
  • Still nothing?? (March 26)
  • Nothing on my end (April 3)
  • Received invite for Zoom interview on April 2
  • Failed search, apparently

Université de Montréal (CAN) - Caribbean[]

  • full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Caribbean History.
  • All historical periods and themes will be given equal consideration.
  • The appointed candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Caribbean history, supervise graduate students, to be active in research, publishing, and sharing knowledge on subjects related to the history of the Caribbean, contribute to academic service and the mission of the University, including participating in relations between the Department of History and the communities it serves.
  • The application file sent to the Department Chair should contain the following documents: A cover letter; to adhere to Government of Canada guidelines, cover letters must include one of the following statements: “I am a citizen/ permanent resident of Canada” or “I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”; A curriculum vitæ; Copies of recent publications or research papers; A statement of teaching philosophy (maximum one page); A research agenda (maximum one page); The names and email addresses of three referees who may be contacted after initial screening.
  • Deadline: 6 Nov. 2023

University of Oklahoma (USA:OK) - History of Medicine or Public Health[]

  • The Department of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Dodge Family College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the History of Medicine and/or Public Health in Latin America. Specialists in any period are encouraged to apply.
  • A Ph. D. in History, History of Science, History of Medicine, or a related field is required by August 16, 2024, the time of the appointment.
  • Area of specialization in history of medicine and/or public health in Latin America.
  • Please address any questions regarding this position to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Kathleen Crowther
  • Please submit a letter describing research and teaching, CV, and three confidential letters of recommendation to
  • Deadline: The position will remain open until filled. We encourage applicants to submit all materials by December 15, 2023.
    • Zoom interview confirmed 8 Jan. 2023
    • invited to campus visit and interview
    • Any news on this yet?
    • I have not heard anything post campus visit so far, March 19
    • March 29 - Any news finalists? Can’t believe this hasn’t been settled yet. Hoping it means us zoom finalists may have a shot.
    • March 30 - has anyone received a rejection?
    • April 1 [posting now but this happened on 3/24], I was a finalist for this position and emailed the search committee telling them that I received another offer. They told me that it would be unlikely they would extend me an offer. I accepted the other position. Hopefully this helps someone! Good luck, friends!
    • May 3 and still no news. Any formal rejections? So odd they don’t give closure like adults.

Stetson University (USA:FL)[]

  • Assistant Professor of Latin American History. Candidates with expertise in transnational and indigenous history, including precolonial history, the history of the Atlantic World, and/or Africana Studies, are encouraged to apply.
  • Ph.D. in History, Latin American Studies, or a related field by August 2024. The successful candidate will have an active scholarly agenda and demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduates in both general and specialized areas of history. Candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply
  • Applicants should supply: 1) a cover letter that includes a statement about the candidate’s teaching and research interests, experience relevant to the position, and a discussion of how the candidate proposes to develop as a teacher-scholar; 2) a teaching portfolio, inclusive of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and student evaluations (if available); 3) a curriculum vitae; 4) transcripts (copies are acceptable for screening); 5) an article-length writing sample; and 6) three letters of recommendation that speak to the candidate’s scholarship and teaching. In the cover letter, candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. The Department intends to conduct semifinalist virtual interviews in early December 2023.
  • Search committee chair (Dr. Leander Seah) posting: We have received some questions about the deadline, and would like to clarify that we will continue to accept applications on a rolling basis even after November 1. Review of applications will begin on November 1, and will possibly continue through early or mid-November. Please feel free to e-mail me directly (lseah at if you have any questions. Thank you.
    • Interview Request Nov. 16, 2023
    • Zoom Interviews held Dec. 11-15, 2023
    • Offer made it and accepted it



Johns Hopkins University (USA:ML)[]

  • Rohrbaugh Assistant Professor in Colonial Latin American history.
  • We are particularly interested in candidates working in the early colonial period (fifteenth through seventeenth centuries) and who focus on topics and/or employ methods related to Indigenous or Afro-Latin American history.
  • A Ph.D. in History or a related field is required, but we will accept applications from doctoral students expected to fulfill Ph.D. degree requirements by July 1, 2024
  • Applications should include a cover letter, CV, research statement, and writing sample (preferably in English, though Spanish or Portuguese is also acceptable) online via Interfolio at Additional materials, including letters of reference, will be requested as the application process advances.
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2023
    • Invitation to Zoom interview received 4 Dec. 2023
    • Rejection 8 Dec. 2023
    • Invited to campus visit
    • any news - March 8, 2024
    • no news - March 12
    • [15 Mar] Offer made and accepted

University of Toronto (CA:ON)[]

  • full-time tenure stream position in the History of Colonial Latin America. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024.
  • Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in History or a closely related field by the time of appointment, or shortly thereafter, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates with a PhD in History are preferred, but applications from candidates from interdisciplinary backgrounds whose work is informed by historical questions and methodologies will be considered. We invite candidates to articulate clearly how they incorporate and interpret such methodologies in their research and teaching statements, as outlined below.
  • All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter; a current curriculum vitae; a research statement outlining current and future research interests; a recent writing sample; and a teaching dossier including a teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other teaching-related activities as listed above. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching, and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1‐2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.
  • All application materials, including recent reference letters, must be received by January 22, 2024.
  • Any news? This search has no business being this late and slow
  • Zoom interview: March 7, 2024
  • Your interview was on March 7? Or you got notified on March 7?
  • Had Zoom interview on March 8th
  • May 2 any news?
  • Had campus interview at the end of March. No news yet.


Kings College London (UK:Eng) - Non-TT[]

  • Lecturer (Education) in Modern Latin American History, tenable for 15 months full-time from 1 February 2023 [presumably this is a typo & start date is Feb 2024]
  • Candidates should have completed a PhD by the date of appointment.
  • Teaching: Your responsibilities will include teaching a document-based dissertation module ‘Dictatorship, Democracy and Human Rights in Latin America since 1945’, a second-year survey ‘Forging State and Nation in Latin America since 1945’ and an MA module ‘Debates in Modern Latin American History’, as well as contributing to departmental core and skills teaching. You will also be expected to contribute to the administration and pastoral provision of the Department of History.
  • We ask all candidates to submit a copy of their CV, and a supporting statement, detailing how they meet the essential criteria listed in the advert. If we receive a strong field of candidates, we may use the desirable criteria to choose our final shortlist, so please include your evidence against these where possible. Interviews are due to be held in early December.
  • Deadline: 20 Dec. 2023

Louisiana State University (USA:LA)[]

  • tenure-track position in modern Latin American history, to begin August 2024
  • Region and specialization within Latin America are open.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2, responsibilities include introductory undergraduate courses in Latin America history and World history, advanced undergraduate courses in area of specialization, and participating in the department’s graduate World history minor.
  • Applicants should submit a cover letter explaining their qualification, a CV, and a list of three references. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Aaron Sheehan-Dean at
  • Deadline: 15 Oct. 2023
    • Zoom interviews have been notified early November 2023
    • someone on twitter said they got the job
    • The Brazilianist who was at Hampden-Sydney College. He already had a TT.

New York University (USA:NY) - Modern Latin American and Caribbean History[]

  • full time tenure track assistant professorship in Modern Latin American and Caribbean History, to begin 1 Sept. 2024
  • The department is particularly interested in scholars focused on subjects including, but not limited to, U.S.- Latin American relations, political economy and development, environment, Indigenous peoples, and the roles of race, class, gender, and/or sexuality. The successful candidate will be expected to teachundergraduate and graduate courses in Latin American and Caribbean history.
  • Those wishing to be considered should submit a letter of application, cv, and contact information for three letters of recommendation to Interfolio. Because diversity is an important part of the NYU mission, as part of your letter of interest, please describe briefly how diversity figures into your past, present, and future teaching and, if applicable, research. Information about diversity and inclusion statements may be found at Inquiries regarding the job may be directed to Shoey Sun, Assistant to the Chair of History (
  • Deadline: 5 Dec. 2023
    • Request for writing sample and references 20 Dec. 2023
    • Boilerplate Rejection Email 8 Jan. 2023
    • request for Zoom interview 19 Jan. 2024
    • Rejection email after sending writing sample and letters 23 Jan. 2024
    • Zoom interviews 29 Jan and 5 Feb 2024
    • [May 2024] Offer made and accepted

University of California, San Diego (USA:CA) - Long 19th C excl Mexico & Brazil[]

  • tenure track Assistant Professor of Latin American History (excluding Mexico and Brazil), to begin 1 Jul. 2024
  • We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in the long nineteenth century, including those applicants whose work bridges the 19th century with the late colonial and independence periods or the early twentieth century.
  • Document requirements: Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V., Cover Letter, Writing Sample - Writing sample of approximately 8,000- 10,000 words, Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our /shortcuts/contributions_to_diversity site for more information, Statement of Teaching (Optional), Statement of Research (Optional), Misc / Additional (Optional). Reference requirements, 3 letters of reference required. Names and contact information only at this time. Letters to be solicited later in the process. Apply link: Help contact:
  • Review begins: 6 Nov. 2023
    • Invitation for zoom interviews sent in late December 2023
    • Campus Visits are this week.
    • I went on a visit and haven’t heard back yet
    • Someone I know was offered this position. Sorry to deliver bad news.

University of Edinburgh (UK:Scot)[]

  • Lecturer (~asst/assoc prof) in Latin American History
  • Applications are welcome from specialists in any area of modern Latin American History. We are particularly seeking a colleague who will complement existing strengths, and thus applicants with expertise in modern South American history are particularly welcome. We especially seek candidates who can contribute to the University’s and College’s thematic priorities, including for instance specialists in Afro-Latin American History, Latin American urban history, governance and democracy in Latin America, Latin American labour history, and the history of medicine in Latin America.
  • First rejections sent: 23. Nov. 2023
  • Deadline: 6 Nov. 2023
    • Rejection received 1 Dec. 2023

University of Manchester (UK:Eng) - 20th C Economic, Non-TT[]

  • full-time lectureship post in Twentieth Century Latin American History within the Department of History, tenable for two years, starting from 1/9/2024.
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will be contributing to core courses on capitalism and teach a specialist Level 3 module on ‘Democracy and Authoritarianism in Latin America’s Twentieth Century’, as well as contribute to other UG and PGT teaching as assigned. They will have close alliances with teaching groups in economic history and history of the Global South in the department
  • Deadline: 20 May 2024

University of Utah (USA: UT)[]

  • Full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Latin American history, excluding Brazil, with an emphasis on the long nineteenth-century, beginning July 1, 2024.
  • Teaching Load: 2/2
  • PhD preferred but ABD candidates are encouraged to apply; This includes the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Specialization is open to all thematic areas.
  • Interested scholars should submit the following application materials electronically through The University of Utah online application system: In addition to a cover letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, please submit a 1-2 page statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
  • Questions about the position can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Associate Professor Danielle Olden,
  • Deadline: 3 Nov. 2023
  • [29 Feb] - Has anyone heard anything on this?
  • Rejection Received 6 March 2024

University of Texas: El Paso (USA:TX)[]

  • Assistant/Associate Professor of History focusing on twentieth-century Latin America and/or the Caribbean, excluding Mexico, to begin in the fall of 2024. 
  • We invite applications from scholars with a wide range of interests, including, but not limited to, subjects such as neoliberalism, social movements, human rights and democratic governance, law and crime, and the history of science and public health.  The successful candidate should have a robust research agenda, ideally involving borderlands, transnational, or global perspectives that will strengthen our PhD program. 
  • A Ph.D. in history or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment. Preferred but not required: A scholar involved with public-facing scholarship and/or digital humanities.
  • All applicants must submit a letter of interest outlining the candidate's research, a statement of how the candidate will contribute to UTEP's mission, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, two writing samples/publications, statement on teaching, and contact information of three reference writers. Letters of recommendation and official transcripts will be requested separately of candidates going into the first round of interviews. If you have any questions please contact Dr. Erika Edwards, chair of the search committee, at
  • Review begins: 15 Oct. 2023 and position is open until filled.
    • Invited to Zoom Interview 2 Nov. 2023
    • May 5 - any news?