Assistant Professor of Latin American History
Albright College, Latin American History
Albright College, a dynamic and inclusive learning community in Reading, PA, 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Latin American History. The qualified candidate for this tenure-track position will be a historian with expertise in Latin America who is broadly trained, so they are able to work across disciplinary boundaries in making connections with other existing programs on campus, such as environmental studies, art, or political science. The successful candidate will also have a proven ability to teach world history surveys. This is an opportunity for the finalist to become an engaged presence in a diverse campus community and a city with a majority Latinx population.
Albright College is a liberal arts institution with approximately 1750 students, located within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore and Washington, DC. Additional information about Albright College is available at www.albright.edu.
As the oldest institution of higher learning in Berks County, Albright College has a long history of educating students of academic promise. Founded in 1856, Albright College is a diverse community of learners cultivating integrity, curiosity, connection, and resilience. The college’s flexible curriculum encourages students to combine and cross majors to create individualized academic programs. Close faculty mentorship and numerous experiential learning options create opportunities for Albright graduates to exceed their own expectations. Nationally ranked as a top performer for social mobility, Albright is proud of its wide cultural and economic diversity. Students learn to relate to people from different backgrounds, develop greater self-awareness, and gain a panoramic perspective of the world in order to view problems from multiple perspectives. The experience is valuable to students preparing to enter today’s global workplace, where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are the norm.
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Review of applications for this position will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should complete an application by clicking the link below.
Cover letter, a minimum of two professional references and any other supporting application materials can be uploaded in one document along with the curriculum vitae. Optional documents may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org and can include: proof of education/certification, licenses, and letters of recommendation. Albright offers a competitive benefits package, which includes tuition remission.