The University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in early modern Iberian and colonial Latin American history at the rank of assistant professor, effective August 16, 2018. Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in history by the starting date.
The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) apply for and obtain external research funding, 3) teach four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level in Early Modern Iberian History, Colonial Latin American History, and other areas of expertise of interest to the department, and 4) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
The Department is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville community enjoy a diversity of culture, music, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activity, and social opportunities, including organizations that support the interests of people from varied backgrounds.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a dissertation and/or sample publications, and (4) representative teaching evaluations if available. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letters. Initial review of applications will begin by or before November 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
We expect to invite and interview a select group of the applicants at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association, January 4-7, 2018.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws.
Additional Salary Information: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
About Department of History at the University of Florida
The History Department at the University of Florida has a creative and dynamic faculty of thirty professors and lecturers engaged in a broad range of scholarship and teaching. Our faculty have published award-winning books and won fellowships with the Guggenheim Foundation, American Council for Learned Societies, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Our undergraduate program is hom...e to a diverse and talented group of over 300 History majors. We are dedicated to providing a quality educational experience for all of our students. History majors have a number of ways of enhancing their undergraduate experience, including completing a senior thesis in conjunction with our recently established honors program, an internship, or participating in a study abroad program.
Our graduate program is currently home to roughly 50 Masters and Ph.D. students, working in a number of fields: African History, European History, Latin American History, and United States History. Graduates of our program have gone on to outstanding careers in the academy and beyond, and have published a great many scholarly articles and books.