The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

University of Louisiana at Lafayette seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor, Latin American History

The preferred applicant will teach undergraduate Latin American history courses, world history surveys, and other courses that complement our departmental offerings. We are interested in all research areas in Latin American History.

UL Lafayette is located in Acadiana, the southwest Louisiana region featuring a historically diverse population, although it is most commonly recognized for its Creole and Cajun cultures. The University holds among its core values “acknowledging the contributions of the Acadian and Creole cultures to this region” and “believing in the inherent worth of diverse cultures and perspectives.“


PhD by the time of appointment is required. Teaching experience is desirable. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities. To be considered for this position:

Please attach the following documents to your application:

A curriculum vitae

Cover letter

Sample syllabi (including one for a Latin American history course)

References will be requested for those invited to a Skype interview

Review of materials will begin on April 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Pending administrative approval.

Questions regarding your application and status may be directed to Dr. Chad H. Parker:

To Apply, please send application materials to

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The University of Louisiana, Lafayette is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Office of Human Resources, (337)-482-6242.