University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Global Studies/History/Political Science
Assistant Professor, Globalization, Latin America focus
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Program in Global Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship beginning in August 2014. Global Studies at UMBC is an interdisciplinary program with a curriculum that draws from 11 units across the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. We seek an excellent scholar-teacher whose interests and expertise include the dynamics of globalization, with a transnational focus on Latin America. The successful candidate will be a historian or political scientist, and the home department will be either History or Political Science. The teaching and service load will be split on a 50/50 basis with Global Studies. The appointee will be expected to teach an upper-level core course in Global Studies, as well as contribute enthusiastically to the growth and development of this innovative program. The Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. UMBC is a Carnegie "high research activity" university that greatly values undergraduate teaching and student mentoring. The campus is located just south of Baltimore and provides close proximity to the research, cultural, and policy opportunities and resources of Washington, D.C. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body, and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. We have a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. Please note: Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, two writing samples, and teaching evaluations (if available). Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted separately, with the candidate's name in the subject heading. Complete applications received by October 25, 2013 are guaranteed full consideration. Send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org. UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
|Primary Category:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies