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Assistant/Associate Professor of History, Modern Latin America (since 1800)

The Pennsylvania State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of Modern Latin America (since 1800). The appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending upon qualifications, and will begin in August 2016. The successful applicant should be able to enhance the graduate concentration in Latin American history, demonstrate an active research agenda, be able to contribute immediately to both graduate and undergraduate teaching in the department, and be ready to participate in the Latin American Studies program. Candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand at date of application. Prospective candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that describes current and future research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness at https://psu.jobs/job/58906. Applications may also include up to three offprints or unpublished papers or chapters. Please request three letters of reference be sent to Search Committee, Modern Latin America, Department of History, The Pennsylvania State University, 108 Weaver Building, University Park, PA 16802. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

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Assistant Professor in African History

The Department of History at the Pennsylvania State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in African History. All fields and specialties dealing with the period before 1960 will be considered. The position, which begins fall semester 2016, is a joint appointment with African Studies with the tenure home in History. PhD must be in hand by the time of the appointment. Prospective candidates should submit a cover letter and c.v. to https://psu.jobs/job/58871 and request three letters of reference be sent to Search Committee, African History, Department of History, The Pennsylvania State University, 108 Weaver Building, University Park, PA, 16802.  Review of applications will begin October 15 and continue until the position is filled. A short list of candidates will be interviewed at the African Studies Association annual meeting in San Diego in November.


CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to
http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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