Daemen College, History & Government
Assistant Professor of Caribbean Latin American Studies
|Location:||New York, United States|
Daemen College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Caribbean and Latin American studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. This is a joint appointment to the History & Government and Modern Languages departments. A Ph.D. in History, Latin American Studies or Caribbean Studies, is required; ABD applicants will be considered only with evidence that Ph.D. will be in hand by August 2013.
The successful candidate will have responsibility for developing an interdisciplinary Caribbean Studies concentration/minor, and will have expertise in several of the following areas: history, culture, development, literature, the arts, colonialism, post colonialism, the Atlantic World, and gender. Native or near-native fluency in English and Spanish or French, and training and expertise in Latin American and Caribbean history, and World history are required.
As part of a 4/3 teaching load, the selected candidate will be required to teach a range of lower/upper division courses in the candidate's areas of expertise, introductory survey courses in World History for the History & Government department, and for the Modern Languages department teach upper level courses in the area of professional and cultural expertise in either French or Spanish, as well as participate in supervising senior thesis courses on a rotating basis for both departments.
Applicants must have teaching experience, and the promise of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Candidates who demonstrate the promise of active involvement in curricular and program development, and commitment to innovative teaching are highly valued. All Daemen College faculty are responsible for student advisement and are encouraged to serve as moderators/facilitators for student organizations and activities. Applicants must also have a commitment to departmental/college service and a willingness to participate in the College's innovative Core Curriculum and other various college-wide initiatives. Experience in working with diverse student and faculty population and evidence of an active, productive research agenda are also required.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to firstname.lastname@example.org or HR Director, Daemen College, 4380 Main St., Amherst, NY, 14226. Completed applications must be received by January 10, 2013.
The History and Government Department and the Modern Languages department are housed in the Division of Arts & Sciences. Daemen College is a private, liberal arts offering Baccalaureate, Masters and entry-level Doctoral degrees in a wide variety of professional and liberal arts programs.
Daemen College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color and candidates who will contribute to and support the cultural fluency and diversity of our campus. The position begins Fall 2013 contingent upon budgetary considerations.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies