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Assistant Professor in Latinx History in the United States
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2023
Title Assistant Professor in Latinx History in the United States
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8E650:History
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Latina/o Studies
The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky seeks to fill a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Latinx History in the United States. This is a 9-month position in the regular title series with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. Research focus and chronological period are open. The successful candidate will be a committed researcher and teacher who can engage students in historical and interdisciplinary studies in introductory surveys, upper-division undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars. The applicant is also expected to play an active role in the vibrant Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies Program at the University of Kentucky. We encourage candidates with fluency in Spanish, but this is not required.

A Ph.D. in History and/or American, Ethnic, Latinx/Chicano, Black/Africana Studies is required.
Applicants must include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Research Statement (upload as Specific Request 1), 4) Teaching Statement (upload as Specific Request 2), and 5) a statement on their contribution toward inclusive excellence in teaching, research, professional activities, and/or service (upload as Specific Request 3). In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University of Kentucky provides comprehensive benefits which are fully described at

Questions about this search should be addressed to Dr. Anastasia Curwood, Chair, Department of History, University of Kentucky (

Review of applications will begin on November 15th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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