Category Archives: Latina/o

University of Michigan-Dearborn Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 17 (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Inviting “applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track in 20-21st Century Ethnic and/or Immigrant literature (excluding African American literature) and Creative Writing, beginning September 1, 2018. Applications from those who teach Arab-American or Latinx literature are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44989

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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

College of Mount St. Vincent Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The College of Mount Saint Vincent is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in African American or Latino/Latina Literature.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176622874&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20for%20Fall%202018

Texas A and M University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “specializing in Black Studies, including but not limited to African American literatures, Africana Studies, Anglophone Caribbean literature, or Afro-Mestizaje. We welcome applications from candidates specializing in any period who can help develop our offerings in Black Studies. Preferred secondary specialties include critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, performance studies, or cultural rhetorics. The ability to contribute to the University’s new minor in Mexican American, Latinx and Borderland Studies is desirable.

URL: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cinema Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2018.” “We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically underrepresented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Latina/o, Asian American, and Native American and Indigenous Literatures and Cultural Productions. In addition to specialists in any of these fields, we also welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10332

Western Washington University Assistant Professorship in Chican@/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applicants must have a Ph.D. in history or the social sciences or in an appropriate interdisciplinary field such as Chican@/Latinx Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Feminist Studies, or Comparative Cultural Studies with a specialization within the social sciences and or U.S. history. Of particular interests are: Economics, Urban Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Anthropology and Political Science.”

URL: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7732

Ohio State University Assistant Professorship in Latin American-U.S. Migration History

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome candidates who address the political, environmental, cultural, economic, and/or social issues surrounding mobility and migration between the U.S. and Mexico, Central America, or Latin America. While the geographical and chronological scope of the candidate‚Äôs research is open, we particularly welcome applications from scholars whose work focuses on the U.S.-Mexico border.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10239

Valdosta State University Assistant Professorship in Early American Literature

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Preference will be given to those applicants with subspecialties in multi-ethnic American literatures (Native American, African American, and/or ethnic literature of the Americas) and global perspectives (transatlantic, transnational, and/or hemispheric)”

URL: https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/14999

Texas A and M University Assistant Professorship in Latinx and U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literature

Deadline: November 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking a scholar of Latinx literature, broadly defined, of any time period, with the ability to teach U.S. multi-ethnic literature.” “Additional interests may include Gender and Sexuality Studies, Hemispheric and Transnational Studies, and Native American Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/45919