The History Department at the University of Houston seeks toappoint a colleague for a tenure-track position as an assistantprofessor specializing in twentieth-century Mexican history, theDirty War, and the War on Drugs in Mexico between 1969-1985.The candidate should have five years of teaching experience andoffer introductory, upper level and graduate courses not only onthe history of Modern Mexico, but also on the history of the ColdWar in Latin America and political violence in Latin America, therole of women in movements of resistance in Mexico and in LatinAmerica and also Human Rights. The successful candidate will havedemonstrated scholarly potential by having received a number ofpre- and-post-doctoral dissertation fellowships.Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. in History by July 2021,and should have a professional dedication to teaching and topursuing an active research agenda. A strong record ofpublications, with journal articles and book chapters in Spanishand in English are essential to the position. The standard teachingload is two courses per semester.The successful candidate will join a strong cohort of LatinAmericanists dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship inareas such as, borderlands, empire, environmental, health andmedicine, race and ethnicity, gender, women, family and revolutionand technology. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching,research, or community service has prepared them to contribute toour commitment to diversity and excellence. Contributing todepartmental programs, service and governance are expected. TheUniversity of Houston is a Carnegie designated Tier One PublicResearch University.Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV,a writing sample, and the names and contact information for threereferences. Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Philip Howard [email protected] . Applicants are to apply at jobs.uh.edu under the facultyemployment link by October 20th for full consideration. TheUniversity of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples.The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual careercouples .The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/AffirmativeAction employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the Universityprohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexualorientation, gender identity or gender expression.Qualifications :Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in History by July2021.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of thefinal candidate. All positions at the University of Houston aresecurity sensitive and will require a criminal history check.