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Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Eminent Scholar in Latin American Studies PDF Print E-mail
Written by Warren Church   
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 11:37

Columbus State University is seeking a distinguished visiting scholar to fill the Elena Diaz-Verson Amos Eminent Scholar Chair in Latin American Studies for spring semester 2013.  The scholar must demonstrate expertise in Latin American studies.

Previous Amos Scholars include Heberto Padilla, Paul Little, Guillermo Martinez, Oscar Monteza, Eduardo Gomes, Karen Stothert, Hildegardo Córdova-Aguilar, Max Lifchitz, Roberto Sifuentes, Pepón Osorio, Carlos Perez and Ethan Sharp.

Applications in all fields of expertise will be carefully considered. This coming year we are especially interested in candidates from the humanities, social sciences, modern languages, education and business. The one semester (four-month) appointment will begin January 2013 subject to funding availability. The visiting scholar will teach two courses and be involved with outreach activities, typically conducted in the English language. The endowed chair provides remuneration corresponding to a full professorship, commensurate with experience. Accommodation will be provided. In addition, shorter appointments of 1/2 a semester (January-early March or March-early May) will be considered.

Send a statement of interest, proposed teaching courses and outreach programs, Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three references to:  Dr. Neal R. McCrillis, Director, Center for International Education, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907-5645.  Application deadline: 23 April 2012.  Only complete applications will be considered.

Nominations are also strongly encouraged.  Columbus State University is an AA/EOE.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 June 2012 09:34

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