Professor of Caribbean History, Assistant or Associate Rank

Requisition #: A-51500-3

Status: Full Time

Type: Faculty

School: Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Department/Program: Department of History

Location City: Baltimore

Location State: MD

Location Zip Code: 21218

Closing Date: Open until filled

General Description

The Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University searches this year for a tenure-track assistant- or early associate-rank professor in Caribbean History, with an anticipated start date on July 1, 2019. We will consider applicants whose research covers events occurring between 1500 and 2000 on the islands of the Caribbean Sea, in the territories of the circum-Caribbean, or in relation to the global Caribbean diaspora. Work of particular interest to the committee will offer innovative approaches to the history of enslaved and colonized people; decolonization; gender, sexuality and identity formation; migration and displacement; environment and geography; diaspora; and/or the history of capitalism.

El Departamento de Historia de Johns Hopkins University convoca a interesados/as a postularse para una plaza de profesor (Assistant Professor tenure-track o Associate Professor). La fecha de comienzo en el cargo es de 1º de julio de 2019. Consideraremos postulaciones de personas cuyas investigaciones se centren en eventos entre los años 1500 y 2000 en las islas del mar Caribe, en los territorios del circun-Caribe, o relacionadas a la diáspora del Caribe. El comité está especialmente interesado en trabajos que ofrezcan aproximaciones innovadoras sobre temas tales como: esclavitud y colonización; historia de pueblos colonizados o esclavizados; descolonización; historias de géneros, sexualidades y formación de identidades; migraciones y desplazamientos; ambiente y geografía; diásporas; e historia del capitalismo.  

Le Département d'histoire de Johns Hopkins University recrute un.e professeur.e assistant.e (tenure track) ou un.e professeure associée (associate-rank professor) récemment nommée, spécialiste de l'histoire de la Caraïbe. Il ou elle devra prendre ses fonctions le 1er juillet 2019. Nous serons attentifs aux candidates dont la recherche porte sur les événements survenus dans les îles de la mer Caraïbe, dans les territoires adjacents ou encore liés à la diaspora caribéenne (1500-2000). Les travaux qui intéressent plus particulièrement le comité de recrutement sont ceux qui proposent des approches nouvelles de l'histoire des peuples mis en esclavage et colonisés, de la décolonisation, de la sexualité et de la construction des identités, des migrations et des déplacements, de l'environnement et de la géographie, de la diaspora et/ou de l'histoire du capitalisme. 

 

Qualifications

Queer, trans, and scholars of color are strongly encouraged to apply. In recognition of the Caribbean as a site of disciplinary overlap and methodological breadth, successful candidates will hold by time of appointment a Ph.D. in History or in a related field with a historical focus (including Anthropology, Africana Studies, Ethnic/Area Studies, Cultural Studies, or Gender and Sexuality Studies).

Se admiten con gusto postulaciones de gente cuir, trans, afro-desendente, latinx, y/o indígena.  El comité evaluará postulaciones de solicitantes que cuenten con título de doctorado (Ph.D. o equivalente) al 1º de julio de 2019. Reconociendo que el Caribe es un campo de estudio propicio para aproximaciones desde una variedad de puntos de vista metodológicos y terreno fértil para intercambios disciplinarios, el comité evaluara postulaciones de personas que cuenten con un doctorado en Historia o áreas relacionadas con un marco de enfoque histórico (Antropología, Estudios Africanos, Estudios Étnicos o de Área, Estudios Culturales, Estudios de Género y Sexualidad, o Estudios Literarios.

Queer, trans et universitaires de couleur sont très fortement encouragé.e.s à soumettre une candidature. Nous considérons la Caraïbe comme une aire où les disciplines se rencontrent et où la méthodologie se renouvelle. En conséquence, les candidates retenues auront au moment de leur prise de fonction un doctorat en histoire ou dans un champ disciplinaire proche (notamment anthropologie, études africanistes, études ethniques et/ou relatives à une aire, études culturelles, études sur le genre et la sexualité) avec une attention particulière à la dimension historique.

Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter, CV, writing sample, research statement, and three letters of reference online using the Apply Now link below. Materials will begin to be reviewed on October 1, 2018.

Interesados/as en postular deberán enviar su carta de presentación (“cover letter”), currículum vitae, muestra de trabajo académico (“writing sample”, capítulo de tesis, artículo en revista arbitrada o equivalente), documento sobre proyectos de investigación (“research statement”), y tres cartas de referencia a través del sistema Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/51500. El comité comenzará la evaluación de las postulaciones el 1º de octubre de 2018.

Instructions pour la candidature: Votre dossier devra comprendre une lettre de candidature, un CV, un exemple d'écriture, une présentation de vos recherches et trois lettres de référence. Il devra être déposé en ligne sur Apply Now en utilisant le lien ci-dessous. Les dossiers seront examinés à partir du 1er octobre 2018. 

 

 

To apply for this position, visit: apply.interfolio.com/51500

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