FEATURED JOB: Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern US/Borderlands,The College of Saint Rose, History and Political Science

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern US/Borderlands

The College of Saint Rose, History and Political Science 

The College of Saint Rose History and Political Science department seeks to fill a full-time visiting faculty position in modern US/Borderlands history.  The successful candidate will be able to deliver both modern US History and Borderlands/Latinx History courses; scholarly interests in race, gender and citizenship; migration and labor; environment; or transnational culture are particularly welcome. This is a one-year appointment, beginning in August 2020 and continuing through May 2021.  A Visiting Faculty member may be offered an appointment of one or more additional years after successfully teaching one academic year.

Drawing from a long, robust learning tradition, the School of Arts & Humanities is a dynamic community of experienced and creative artists, musicians, writers, and researchers who prepare graduates to think critically, communicate effectively, and address the needs of our increasingly complex society. The History Department includes 9 full-time tenured faculty teaching across a range of topics in history and political science.

Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credits per semester of undergraduate history courses from among the following courses:

HIS 227 US History Since 1865

HIS 249 Latin American Colonialism

HIS 251 Latin American Modernization

HIS 321 US Policy in Latin America

HIS 357 Mexico

HIS 383 Recent US History

HIS 380 Special Topics

HIS/POS 498 Capstone Seminar



The candidate must hold a Ph.D. from an accredited institution in recent US History with research specialization in US-Mexican borderlands and a subfield in Latin American History. Teaching experience is preferred.

An ABD from an accredited institution in History will be considered if the degree will be completed within 1 year from date of appointment.

Review of applicant credentials will begin immediately.  Applications will be accepted until the position

The College of Saint Rose, located in the capital city of Albany, New York, is a private, independent, coeducational institution of higher education offering more than 100 bachelor's degree, master's degree, and certificate programs. Through a strong liberal arts education curriculum and professional academic programs, the College serves undergraduate and graduate students, working professionals, international students, and more. Visit www.strose.edu for additional information.

A hub of government, higher education and industry in the beautiful Capital Region, Albany sits at the intersection of the Tech Corridor.  The Capital Region is a wonderful place to live, teach, and pursue research, offering restful residential neighborhoods and bustling cultural centers, high quality school districts, and countless recreational, entertainment, and educational venues for young professionals and families. For nearly a century, The College of Saint Rose has been an integral part of this dynamic and vibrant community, with a strong record of teaching as well as a diverse population of students and graduates volunteering and working in government and service agencies, schools, local businesses, and multinational and regional companies. Commuters and vacationers are a short train or car ride away from New York City, Boston, and Montreal, and minutes from the Albany International Airport.

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