Assistant Professor of Brazilian History

Position ID: 33302
University of Georgia
Arts & Sciences
Position Description
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Assistant Professor
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Position Information

Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Posting Number 2016_00199F
Working Title Assistant Professor of Brazilian History
Title Code 55100
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department HISTORY
Job Summary

The Department of History and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Institute at the University of Georgia invite applications for a joint, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Brazilian History to begin August 2017. We seek scholars who specialize in colonial or nineteenth century Brazil and particularly encourage those who focus on the Atlantic World, slavery, and the African diaspora to apply.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Vet/Disability institution. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in history or a related field is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Brazilian history, Latin American history, and Latin American and Caribbean Studies. The successful candidate must also demonstrate the proficiency necessary to teach FLAC (Foreign Language Across Curriculum) courses in Portuguese and to collaborate with UGA’s Portuguese Flagship Program (

Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 09/15/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
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Latin American History
History, General
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