The Sixteenth Century Journal 47/3 (2016):
Ronald H. Fritze reviews Trevor P. Hall, ed. and trans., Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories, 1513-1526 (Ashgate, 2015).
Luis Alberto Arrioja Díaz-Viruell and Armando Alberola Romá, eds, Clima, desastres y convulsiones sociales en España e Hispanoamérica, Siglos XVII-XX (Universidad de Alicante-El Colegio de Michoacán, 2017).
|Salary:||£39,324 to £49,772|
|Placed on:||13th February 2017|
|Closes:||29th March 2017|
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The Faculty of History is seeking to appoint a University Lecturer in Caribbean and Atlantic History in any period since c.1500. Candidates must have exceptional abilities in research and teaching. The post is based in central Cambridge and is available from 1 October 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.
The successful candidate will have an outstanding and developing research profile in early or late modern Caribbean and Atlantic history. The ability to teach in the history of Latin America and south Atlantic history over a wide temporal and geographical range will be an advantage. The incumbent must: have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills; show a commitment to supporting students academically; and be able and ready to co-operate in Faculty affairs, including undertaking administration.
The appointee will be responsible for teaching Caribbean history as well as contributing to general World history teaching, at all levels from first-year undergraduate to PhD. She or he will be expected to offer a taught course to the MPhil in World History and to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations. In due course, the appointee will be expected to design and teach a Part II Specified or Special Subject paper on a Caribbean or Atlantic topic, and to play a part in convening Part I papers and directing the MPhil in World History.
The Faculty welcomes applications from both early-career scholars and those who already have established careers. By the start of the appointment, the successful candidate must hold a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
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2 The quiet conversion of a ‘Jewish’ woman in eighteenth century
Spain – David Graizbord
6 Uneven conversions: how did laywomen become nuns in the
early modern world?- Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt
Luis R Corteguera, “Artisans and the New Science of Politics in Early Modern Europe,” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 43/3 (2013).
The Department of History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a beginning tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of Spain and the Spanish American empire in the eighteenth century. We are particularly interested in candidates whose work addresses questions of Atlantic political economy, policy, and the transnational Enlightenment. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty, and therefore encourage applicants who come from racial, ethnic, and social groups that are underrepresented in academia.
The appointment may begin as early as July 1, 2017. Candidates are expected to have the Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment. Review of applications will begin on March 5, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed; early submission is encouraged. Applications must be submitted through the University of Chicago’s Academic Career Opportunities website, http://tinyurl.com/jqld7an.
Applications must include: 1) a cover letter that describes the applicant’s research and teaching, as well as any prior and potential contributions to diversity in the context of academic life; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement addressing current research and future plans for research; 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) one sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter); and 6) three letters of reference.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.
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|Primary Category:||European History / Studies|
|Secondary Categories:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies|