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Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American History

Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History
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Position Summary. The Department of History at Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Latin American History beginning August 2022. Expertise in any time period from the 16th up to the 21st century is welcome. We seek individuals who have a genuine interest in teaching within the liberal arts environment. Teaching responsibilities will include some combination of: 100-level World History courses for majors or non-majors; 200-level Colonial and Modern Latin American History surveys; and 200- or 300-level courses in the successful candidate's area of expertise. The teaching load for this position will be three courses each semester.

Qualifications. Candidates should have a Ph.D. (or be ABD) in History. Teaching experience or promise of excellence in teaching is desirable. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship, or service that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.

Application Details. Applicants should apply online at:
A cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching goals in a liberal arts environment should be submitted. In addition, applicants should enter the names and email addresses of three professional references at least one of whom can speak to the applicant's teaching effectiveness. After the applicant completes the online application, the professional references indicated will be contacted by Gettysburg College via email to submit letters of recommendation electronically.

Applications and letters of recommendation received by December 1, 2021, will be given fullest consideration; however, submissions will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Inquiries can be addressed to Professor Dina Lowy (

Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: American History - Assistant Professor, Location: Gettysburg, PA - 17325
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