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Stanford University (USA: CA) - Open Rank[]

  • open-rank search for a faculty position in Afro-Caribbean Studies and/or Afro-Latin American Studies in the humanities, arts, or humanistic social sciences, to be appointed at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor depending on candidate qualifications. The position is open to scholar-researchers or practicing artist-scholars with a PhD or MFA. The term of the appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2025.
  • We welcome applications from candidates who concentrate on the broadly defined oceanic and land-based Caribbean and Latin American regions, encompassing the diverse array of cultural and linguistic currents of the  region’s African-descended  communities.  Applicable fields may include, but aren’t limited to: history; literary, cultural, media or film studies; Black or African and African American studies; social and cultural anthropology; linguistics; music; performance studies; religious studies; philosophy; environmental humanities; dance; art history or visual studies; creative writing; women, gender, sexuality or queer studies; or  photography.  We are focused on identifying exceptional scholarship, innovation, and creativity rather than looking for a specific thematic or disciplinary specialization.
  • The successful candidate must have a PhD or MFA at the time of appointment and will be expected to teach and advise students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants must have demonstrated a commitment to effective teaching and mentoring and the ability to maintain a world-class research trajectory or creative output. Applicants should also demonstrate their capacity for interdisciplinary thinking and institution-building to contribute to the growth of DAAAS.
  • Deadline: 1 Oct. 2024



Yale University (USA:CT)[]

  • tenure-track assistant professor in Colonial Latin American History, with special attention to applicants specializing in the histories of Mexico or Brazil, to begin on July 1, 2025
  • Teaching: The successful candidate will offer general and specific courses in Colonial Latin American History
  • All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of research and a statement of teaching interests, a list of three references, and a chapter-length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading at Please contact Denise Scott at with any questions.
  • Review begins: 1 Sept. 2024


University of Wyoming (USA:WY) - Pref pre-20thC[]

  • full-time, tenure-track position, at the assistant professor level, in the field of Latin American history. Preference for pre-20th century Central or South America.
  • Teaching: 2/3 course load, including undergraduate core classes in History (for example, a world history survey and general historical methods and theory) as well as undergraduate and graduate electives in Latin American history. They will also teach classes in their area of expertise.
  • A Ph.D. or equivalent is required by the time of appointment.
  • Please complete the online application and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and contact information for four references (letters of recommendation will be solicited at a later stage).
  • Deadline: 3 Sep. 2024.

Villanova University (USA:PA) - Since 1800[]

  • Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in the history of Latin America since 1800.
  • Teaching: 2/2 for 2025-6 and 3/2 thereafter: Candidates should be able to teach thematic Core History courses of their own creation and electives at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We seek candidates who will contribute to the University’s Latin American Studies Program within the Department of Global Interdisciplinary Studies and build partnerships across campus.
  • Applications must be submitted online at Applications should include: a) Cover letter of interest; b) Curriculum vitae; c) Statement of teaching philosophy; d) Research statement and one article or chapter-length writing sample; e) Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required if you are chosen for an interview); f) Statement of commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; g) Contact information for three references who will receive a secure email link to upload their recommendations. Finalists will be asked to submit a statement of contribution to the University’s mission - Villanova is a Catholic university
  • PhD is required at the time the position commences.
  • Deadline: 15 Sep. 2024