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Assistant Professor in History
University of Kentucky

  • May 26, 2017
  • Assistant Professor in History
  • 8E650:History
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • History - U.S. Colonial
    History - Latin American
    History - African American
    History - African
    History - General
    American Studies
    African American Studies
    Latina/o Studies
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The History Department at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a historian of Atlantic Slavery to begin August 2018. Preferred fields include the trans-Atlantic slave trade, and/or the African experience in Spanish America and the Caribbean, from the beginning of European colonization to 1800. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to enhance department and university strengths. A Ph.D. is required at time of employment.

The teaching load is two courses per semester. The successful candidate will be a committed teacher and researcher who can engage students in in introductory surveys, upper division undergraduate courses, and in graduate seminars in History. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach interdisciplinary courses in African American and Africana Studies and Latin American Studies, and will be expected to pursue external funding in the form of grants and fellowships.

Applicants should submit five documents: 1) letter of application, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) article-length writing sample, 4) teaching statement (upload as Specific Request 1), and 5) a list of the names and contact information of three references (upload as Specific Request 2).

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