University of Houston: Assistant Professor of Colonial Mexican History (FAC000735)

The History Department at the University of Houston seeks to appoint a colleague for a tenure-track position as an assistant professor specializing in colonial Mexican history. Teaching responsibilities include the survey, upper division and graduate courses in Colonial Latin American History. The teaching load is two courses per semester.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. in History by July 2019, and should have a professional dedication to teaching and to pursuing an active research agenda. Additionally, participation in departmental programs, service and governance are expected. The successful candidate will join a strong cohort of Latin Americanists dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship in areas such as, borderlands, empire, environmental, health and medicine, race and ethnicity, gender, women, family and revolution and technology. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One Public Research University. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

To apply, please attach the following to your electronic application submitted at

  1. letter of introduction
  2. c.v.
  3. short writing sample
  4. contact information for three recommendation letter providers

Please direct questions to Dr. Natalia Milanesio, Chair of the Colonial Mexican History Search Committee, Department of History, University of Houston, [email protected]

The University of Houston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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last updated 16-Oct-2018