History Faculty Positions in Latin American History University of Pennsylvania , Department of Humanities/ History/ Philosophy United States

Position Information



Position Title History Faculty Positions in Latin American History

Position Type Humanities/ History/ Philosophy

Position Description

Latin American History: The History Department at the University of Pennsylvania is searching for two positions in Latin American History, with the expectation that we will make one tenured and one junior appointment. We 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 will participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department. Junior-level applicants will be interviewed at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Denver.


Candidates should apply online at http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/921. Please attach a letter of application, CV, and research statement. Junior applicants should also include a 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 October 2016 and continue until the position is filled.


The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html).


The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Position Posting Date 08/11/2016

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Number 1250

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).


Supplemental Questions


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Applicant Documents


Required Documents
Cover Letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research Statement/Research Proposals

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