Friday, 03 March 2017 18:20

Postdoc scholar, History, DePauw University

Sponsoring Organization

DePauw University



Greencastle, IN


Until Filled





 Latin American History 

DePauw University, a top-tier liberal arts college, seeks to hire a postdoctoral scholar in the History Department with courses coordinated and cross-listed with Latin American and Caribbean Studies for the 2017-18 academic year. Ph.D. defense successfully completed by the time position starts in August 2017, but not prior to 2014. Sub-specialty and period open and may include Brazil as well as Spanish-speaking regions. The postdoctoral scholar will teach Colonial and Modern Latin American history surveys and Latin American history topics classes at the 200 and 300 level of the candidate’s own design based on scholarly expertise and teaching interests. Ability to promote a dynamic classroom environment based on inclusive pedagogies essential. The position will come with a four course teaching load, employment benefits, faculty development, presentation opportunities, and mentoring. There is a possibility of a one-year renewal based on performance, availability of funding, and continuing need. 

Candidates should be submitted through Interfolio and should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; one-page teaching philosophy; one-page summary of research program; graduate transcripts; and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application material, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. 

DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, a consortium affording excellent opportunities for faculty development and collaboration. DePauw is committed to diversity and inclusion for its student body, faculty, staff, and curriculum. 


DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Questions may be directed to search committee chair David Gellman at


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