Brown University, Departments of History and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
Providence, Rhode Island
Vasco da Gama Chair in the History of Portugal and the Portuguese Empire (15th to 18th century)
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The Departments of History and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant, tenured associate, or tenured full professorship in the history of early modern (15th to 18th century) Portugal and the Portuguese Empire as the Vasco da Gama Chair in Early Modern Portuguese History. The successful candidate must be an accomplished scholar who is familiar with sources and archives of early modern Portugal and its global empire, including its African, Asian, and/or American colonial territories.
The candidate should also have native or near-native competence in Portuguese and English and the ability to teach in both languages. Successful candidates will be expected to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate courses within the fields of Portuguese and Iberian history and the history of Portuguese imperial engagements on a global scale. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment, which would begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Brown University places a high priority on research and teaching excellence and has a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community; interested candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to each of these three areas in a letter of application.
In addition to this letter of application, the following documents should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/63045: a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of three recommenders who agree to submit letters early in the fall upon request from the Committee. Applications received by September 1 will be guaranteed consideration, but the position will remain open until filled or the search discontinued. Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Specific questions should be addressed to the chair of the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.