Category Archives: Latin American/Caribbean

Bucknell University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American Studies

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “This position is open to any discipline and field of specialization within Latin American Studies. Particular consideration will be given to candidates who have a specialization within any of the following area studies: political/economic/social/cultural/historical perspectives on Latin America, Brazil, Afro-Latin American cultures, social movements, sub-regional studies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176673733&Title=Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20in%20Latin%20American%20Studies

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University of Oregon Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latinx/Chicanx History

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 year (“Reappointment is at the discretion of the school Director”)

Comments: “This position will focus on twentieth-century Chicanx/Latinx history. Preferred specialization is Chicanx/Latinx labor history or immigration history, as well as a regional focus on the Pacific Northwest or the North American West.”

URL: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/54135

Skidmore College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates with two or more of the following specializations are encouraged to apply: Latin American and Latinx Studies, LGBTQ studies, and material culture. An ideal candidate will be prepared to teach a 200-level course titled Ethnic and Immigrant Experience and a 300-level course on American Material Culture.”

URL: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1401

Purchase College Assistant Professorship in Language and Culture

Deadline: December 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek an expert in French literature and culture with a love of teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach Caribbean or Francophone African literature.”

URL: https://jobs.purchase.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1513016591524

California State University-Los Angeles Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pan-African Studies and Latin American Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “An earned Ph.D. in a field of the Social Sciences or Humanities closely-related to Afro-Latino Cultures, Experiences, and Resistance in the Americas, including Pan-African/Africana/Black Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Women/Gender Studies is required”

URL: http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-las-ttf

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

Bowdoin College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Africana Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Must have completed PhD no earlier than January 1, 2015. Seeking candidates who work on “(Sub-Saharan West Africa) or African Diaspora Studies (West Africa and some area, or areas, of the Atlantic World, excluding the US) to begin July 1, 2018. The field is open to applicants from any academic discipline.”

URL: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4603

University of Central Florida Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: December 14

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with “specialization in the history of philosophy and any of the following: African American Philosophy, Latin American Philosophy, Native American Philosophy, or philosophy of race (broadly construed). The department seeks competency in one or more of the following areas: philosophy of law, philosophy of science and/or specialized sciences, formal logic, and/or social/political philosophy.”

URL: https://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/51557

North Carolina Central University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: “Open until filled”

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Department of Language and Literature at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in composition and literature with a background in the African Diaspora to teach courses in African and Caribbean Literature beginning in Fall 2017.”

URL: https://jobs.nccu.edu/postings/8847

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: December 8

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position is in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity. “The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well. This new program is intended to build closer ties among existing ethnic studies programs (African-American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American studies) as well as reach out to other interdisciplinary units and to core disciplines in the arts, humanities and sciences.” “Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4925