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Hampden-Sydney College (USA:VA)[edit | edit source]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History
  • Subfields and specialties are open, though candidates with expertise or teaching interests in indigenous history, economic history and development, critical race theory, and transpacific history are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Teaching responsibilities include a two-semester sequence in Latin American history, upper-division classes in the candidate’s specialty, and classes contributing to the minor program in Latin American Studies. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to college-wide programs such as Global Cultures, Western Culture, and Rhetoric.
  • Job link:
  • Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference via Interfolio. Address the letter to Dr. James Frusetta, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, VA 23943. Inquiries may be sent to
  • Review begins: 10 Dec. 2020
    • First-round virtual interviews are anticipated for January; we will ask candidates selected for those preliminary interviews to provide a sample of research, teaching evaluations, and a statement on how you foster equity and inclusion both within the classroom and in co-curricular interactions with students. Spring on-campus visits would be undertaken if the situation with Covid-19 safely allows them.

Lake Forest College (USA:IL) - Latin American and Latinx Studies[edit | edit source]

  • Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Latin American and Latinx Studies
  • PhD in History, Political Science, Latin American Studies, or related field.  Preferred geographic specializations include Mexico and/or Spanish-speaking Latin America, including the Caribbean.
  • Preferred thematic specializations include indigenous history, empire and colonialism, immigration/migration and diaspora, borderlands, social movements, social justice, education, art, social and racial issues, public policy, and/or political economy.
  • Teaching load is 3-3.
  • Experience teaching in both English and Spanish is preferred.
  • Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to
  • Job posting:
  • Review begins 25 November 2020 and continues until position filled.

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Marian University (USA: IN) - Latin American History, History of Medicine, or History of Science[edit | edit source]

  • Tenure-track faculty in Latin American History, History of Medicine, or History of Science
  • Preferred sub-specialization in Criminal Justice, Public Health, or Sociology
  • Experience with online education is strongly desired.
  • Hire is expected to actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University-Indianapolis.
  • Teaching load: 4x4 (24 credits per academic year)
  • Job link:
  • Application materials: CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work
  • All applications should be submitted to
  • Review begins 31 December 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

Vassar College (USA:NY)[edit | edit source]

  • Tenure track assistant professorship in Latin American History
  • Field of specialization is open, but the successful applicant will be able to offer courses on the history of the region from the pre-Columbian period to the contemporary era. At least one course should focus on the pre-1800 history of the region. Candidates who can contribute to one or several of Vassar's rich multidisciplinary programs (such as Latin American and Latino/a Studies, Women's Studies, or Environmental Studies) are especially encouraged to apply
  • Candidates should submit a letter of application, C.V., writing sample (roughly 30 pages), graduate transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable for initial application), a statement highlighting contributions to or future plans for promoting diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and other involvements, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be addressed to Latin American History Search Committee and submitted online at Address any questions to History Administrative Assistant, Michelle Whalen (
  • All applicants must apply online at:
  • Review begins: 1 Oct. 2020 and continues until position filled
    • Any updates?
    • No, but not too difficult to guess - 350 Applications, 5 interviewees, 1 very, very, very lucky person.

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University of Houston (USA:TX) - 20th century Mexico[edit | edit source]

  • Tenure-track assistant professor specializing in twentieth-century Mexican history, the Dirty War, and the War on Drugs in Mexico between 1969-1985
  • The candidate should have five years of teaching experience.
  • Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. in History by July 2021.
  • A strong record of publications, with journal articles and book chapters in Spanish and in English are essential to the position.
  • The standard teaching load is two courses per semester.
  • Candidate will teach introductory, upper level, and graduate courses on the history of Modern Mexico, Cold War in Latin America, political violence in Latin America, the role of women in movements of resistance in Mexico and in Latin America, and Human Rights.
  • Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Philip Howard at
  • Apply at under the faculty employment link.
  • Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references.
  • Review begins: 20 Oct. 2020 and continues until position filled

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