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Posted to LSA Website on January 7, 2021
Position title Assistant Professor
Department or unit Chicana & Chicano Studies
College or University San José State University (SJSU)
Application Deadline February 1, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies (CCS) at San José State University (SJSU) seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor with expertise in any of the following fields: History, Policy, Chicana Feminisms, Education, or Indigenous/Native American Studies.   Required Qualifications Ph.D. required by the appointment start date with academic preparation in the humanities, arts, education, social sciences, or related field with an emphasis on Chicana/o Studies and Chicanx-Latinx communities. Experience in Chicanx-Latinx community research and engagement; Demonstrated awareness of and  sensitivity to the educational goals of multicultural populations, gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching or other comparable experience; and Publications or strong potential for publications, and teaching experience appropriate to academic specialty. Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Preferred Qualifications Scholar with expertise in any of the following fields: History, Policy, Chicana Feminisms, K12 Ethnic Studies, Education Policy, and Indigenous/Native American Studies. Knowledge of curriculum development in Chicana/o Studies. Evidence of both undergraduate and graduate teaching and mentoring. Experience securing extramural funding or working on funded projects.
Responsibilities
Participate in department efforts to recruit, support, and retain students in the department. Teach courses in Chicana and Chicano Studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that align with the applicant’s expertise and interest and interests; Participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments. Participate in curriculum development and teaching of other courses to meet the needs of the department and its diverse student population. Support the development of the new CSU Ethnic Studies graduation requirement through course development, and advising. This work will involve crossing disciplines and active engagement with diverse groups and individuals. Demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/498435/assistant-professor-chicanao-studies
Posted to LSA Website on January 7, 2021
Position title Associate or Full Professor
Department or unit Chicana & Chicano Studies
College or University San José State University (SJSU)
Application Deadline February 1, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies (CCS) at San José State University (SJSU) seeks qualified applicants for a full-time Associate or Full Professor with a specialization in the area of Chicanx/Latinx Health and Wellness.   Required Qualifications A Ph.D. (or equivalent) from an accredited institution in Chicanx/Latinx Studies, public health, sociology of health, medical anthropology, health policy or related fields Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence A record of research productivity, as might be demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications or presentations appropriate for an associate or full professor Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Preferred Qualifications Administrative or managerial experience (for example, program development, budget oversight, supervising office staff, etc.)

Responsibilities Develop and teach courses in Chicanx/Latinx Health and Wellness at both the undergraduate and graduate levels that align with the applicant’s training and interests. Engage in student recruitment and retention efforts. Support the development of the CSU Ethnic Studies graduation requirement through course development and advising. This work involves crossing disciplines and active engagement with diverse groups and individuals. Scholarly and professional contributions are expected for tenure and promotion. Participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments. Demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/498350/associate-or-full-professor-chicanxlatinx-health-and-wellness
Posted up to the LSA Website December 29, 2020
Position title: Post-doctoral Associate in Religion and Literature
Department or unit
College or University: Yale Divinity School and Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Application Deadline: Reading of applications begins February 1, 2021; open until filled
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School invite applications for a post-doctoral associate position in Religion and Literature. The Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary graduate center for the study and practice of sacred music, worship, and the related arts. Yale Divinity School provides an ecumenical environment in which students are prepared for ordained and lay ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service.   Candidates must hold the Ph.D. or equivalent degree, earned since 2015, in a relevant discipline, and should have strong potential as an instructor. The subfield within this specialization is open, though preference will be given to candidates with expertise in African American, Latinx, and/or Indigenous literatures. Knowledge of the theology/history of Christianity along with its contemporary expressions is also expected.   Post-doctoral associates are appointed for one-year terms with the possibility of no more than two renewals upon successful annual reviews. The successful candidate would typically teach two courses per year, along with some student advising, participation in ISM academic gatherings, and other service. Some team-teaching with other areas in the ISM is expected, and teaching courses in units beyond ISM and YDS is also possible.   A letter of application with curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/81697.] Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.   Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://apply.interfolio.com/81697
Posted to LSA Website December 29, 2020
Position title Visiting Scholar Fellowship
Department or unit Humanities Institute
College or University University of Connecticut
Application Deadline February 1, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The University of Connecticut Humanities Institute (UCHI) invites applications for 2021–22 residential fellowships.   During this time of global change and uncertainty, UCHI seeks to mobilize the humanities as a revitalizing force for our academic communities, national conversations, and global commitments. With year-long fellowships offering a $50,000 stipend, an office, and all the benefits of a Research I university, UCHI equips scholars to engage in these crucial undertakings and hone their research in a vibrant, interdisciplinary community of fellows. Fellows enjoy the full use of UConn’s research facilities, museums, archives, and special collections, as well as easy access to Hartford, Boston, and New York City. In sum, UCHI fosters a rich intellectual environment for scholars to create, connect, and recommit to the urgency of the humanities.   Fellowships are open to humanities researchers, including professors, independent scholars, writers, and museum and library professionals. Applicants whose research engages with the nature, meaning, or artistic expression of truth—which are the themes of UCHI’s ongoing Henry Luce Foundation-funded Future of Truth project—are encouraged to apply.   Application materials must be received by February 1, 2021.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://apply.interfolio.com/81901
Posted to LSA Website December 29, 2020
Position title     Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Latinx Literatures  
Department or unit     Department of English
College or University     Williams College
Application Deadline     1/15/2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The English Department at Williams College invites applications for a two-year Mellon post­doctoral fellowship in Latinx Literatures, beginning July 1, 2021. We welcome applications from candidates who have completed their PhD within the last five years and also those who have not yet completed their PhD, but will have the PhD in hand by the start date of the appointment.  The period, area, and research specialization for the position are open. We especially welcome applications from groups traditionally underrepresented in the academy. Williams is an institution that places a high value on undergraduate teaching; consequently, we strongly prefer applicants who can demonstrate a capacity for excellent teaching and a commitment to working effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religious views, socio-economic status, and more.  The successful candidate will be appointed full-time for a term of two years and will have a teaching load of one course each semester. As one of the goals of this fellowship is to provide recent PhDs with an introduction to faculty work and life at a liberal arts college, it is expected that the fellow will be present and active on campus in Williamstown. The salary for this position is $55,000 per year. The fellow will also be provided with full benefits including health and dental insurance, plus an allowance of $3,000 per year for research and professional travel. This position is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Applications should address how the candidate’s teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support Williams’ commitment to diversity and inclusion. Completed applications submitted by January 15, 2021 will receive full consideration.   
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal     apply.interfolio.com/80839 
Posted to LSA Website December 8, 2020
Position title  Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History
Department or unit  Department of History
College or University  James Madison University
Application Deadline Open Until Filled
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History The Department of History at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of history with a specialization in Latina/o – Latinx history and the dynamics of shifting boundaries of race and ethnicity in the United States. The department especially welcomes applicants whose research and teaching focus on gender and sexuality and/or migration. The successful candidate will teach courses in large and small classroom settings that serve general education, American Studies, the history major, interdisciplinary minors and the department’s MA program.   This position forms part of a first-of-its-kind initiative at James Madison University: a cohort hire of six outstanding, tenure-track faculty working collaboratively in several interconnected areas, which include social justice, minority cultures and politics, racial equity, non-Western thought, and critical race studies. Scholars hired into this cohort will be appointed in six of the College’s ten departments: Sociology and Anthropology; History; Political Science; Justice Studies; Philosophy and Religion; and Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication. A complete description of this cohort hire may be found here http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8052.   We seek excellent applicants within particular disciplines, but also scholars and teachers eager to work across them, both within the College and beyond. Arriving as a cohort with broadly shared interests, successful candidates will enhance existing strengths in Latinx, African American, African diaspora, ethnic and global studies. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to collaboration in building an equitable and inclusive environment and to supporting diversity initiatives with their research, teaching and service.   To apply visit http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8052 or JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1517.   JMU is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/8052
 Posted to LSA Website December 8, 2020
Position title: Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies
Department or unit: Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies
College or University: California State University, Fullerton
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in the discipline, and the development of courses in their area of specialization. Specific courses this person will teach include, but are not limited to, Introduction to Chicanx/a/o Studies, Introduction to Ethnic Studies, Research and Writing in Ethnic Studies, and Ethnic Studies Senior Seminar. This person will also be responsible for producing scholarship and/or creative work commensurate with the requirements for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to and participate in the life and development of the department, advise students, serve on committees, and participate in the broader university and disciplinary communities.   Required Qualifications Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Chicana/o Studies, or a related field. ABD’s may apply, but must show evidence that the degree will be completed by the appointment dateDisciplinary knowledge and expertise in Chicana/o StudiesEvidence of successful teaching experience at the college or university levelA strong record or potential of scholarly/creative accomplishmentsExperience in working collaboratively with diverse colleagues and communityDemonstrated contributions to equity through scholarship/creative activity, teaching, and serviceDemonstrated commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching of diverse student populations, including first‐generation college students, low-income students, and racialized students of color Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated experience and interest in topics related to interdisciplinary and/or comparative approaches with Chicana/o expertise and preferably one of the following: Central Americans, or Caribbean populations, African Diaspora, Indigenous Studies, etc.Specializations in two or more of the following:Queer Latinx StudiesGender, Sexuality, and/or Feminist StudiesTrans of Color StudiesPopular Culture and Aesthetics StudiesDigital Media Studies    
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:  https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/fl/en-us/job/498340/assistant-professor-of-chicanao-studies  
Posted to the LSA Website on November 29, 2020
Position title:  UIC Bridge to Faculty Postdoc Positions
Department or unit
College or University: University of Illinois at Chicago
Application Deadline
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   UIC is recruiting 20 Bridge to Faculty Postdocs with the goal of transitioning underrepresented scholars to faculty after a two year postdoc    
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:   Anthropology https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139262&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-bridge-to-the-faculty-sociocultural-anthropology   Biology   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139225&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-bridge-to-faculty-department-of-biological-sciences   Earth and Environmental Sciences   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139386&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-earth-and-environmental-sciences   Electrical and Computer Engineering   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139355&job=bridge-to-the-faculty-postdoctoral-research-associate-electrical-and-computer-engineering-department   English   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139339&job=bridge-to-the-faculty-postdoctoral-research-associate-english   Global Asian Studies   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139345&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-bridge-to-the-faculty-in-global-asian-studies-critical-refugee-studies   History   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139227&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-latinx-history   Nursing   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139727&job=post-doctoral-research-associate-bridge-to-the-faculty-college-of-nursing   Medical Education   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139343&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-bridge-to-faculty-department-of-medical-education    Pharmacy   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139808&job=bridge-to-faculty-post-poc-pharmacy-practice   Sociology   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139356&job=postdoctoral-research-associate   Theatre   https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=139802&job=bridge-to-the-faculty-research-scholar-acting-directing-department-of-theatre  
Posted to LSA website November 20, 2020
Position title: Assistant Professor of English in Transnational and/or Ethnic Studies
Department or unit: Department of Literature
College or University: Georgia Southern University
Application Deadline: Review begins December 15, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Georgia Southern University’s Department of Literature invites applications for Assistant Professor of English in Transnational and/or Ethnic Studies and Digital Humanities. We welcome applicants from a range of areas (including Latinx, Asian American, African American, Caribbean, indigenous, and/or global Anglophone studies), but we are particularly interested in scholars who can teach courses in 18th-century transnationalism. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/ or https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/literature/employment-opportunities/. Screening of applications begins December 15, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.      
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/ or https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/literature/employment-opportunities/.
Posted to LSA website November 20, 2020
Position title: Assistant Professor of English in Children’s Literature
Department or unit: Department of Literature
College or University: Georgia Southern University
Application Deadline: Review begins December 15, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Georgia Southern University’s Department of Literature invites applications for Assistant Professor of English in Children’s Literature. We are especially interested in scholars engaged in digital humanities and media studies. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/ or https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/literature/employment-opportunities/. Screening of applications begins December 15, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.      
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/positions/faculty/ or https://cah.georgiasouthern.edu/literature/employment-opportunities/.
Posted on the LSA website on November 12, 2020
Position title:  ASSISTANT PROFESSOR WITH SPECIALIZATION IN DRAWING AND PAINTING (FACULTY HIRE #21-07)
Department or unit: DEPARTMENT OF CHICANA AND CHICANO STUDIES
College or University:  CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
Application Deadline:  Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2020.  Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Job Description (no more than 300 words) MFA in Art with a specialization in drawing and painting or terminal degree in related field from an accredited institution required. Candidate must be a professional working artist with expertise in drawing, painting, printmaking, muralism, experience with Día de Los Muertos traditions, and new interpretations of cultural rituals and community-based practices. Knowledge of Chicana/o/x  Art, Mexican Art, and Mesoamerican Art is required.  Artists with a basic knowledge and/or experience in Native American, AfroLatinx, and/or Indigenous Art are encouraged to apply. The candidate must be active in the field with a record of exhibition and experience with the organization of community-based art events. The successful candidate must be able to teach introductory-level survey courses in Chicana and Chicano Studies and the Arts, as well as related upper division courses and M.A. graduate-level seminars related to the arts.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness is desired. Preferred qualifications include experience teaching courses in Chicana/o Studies or Ethnic Studies, and arts based civic engagement, experience with digital media/technology, online and/or hybrid instruction, and a demonstrated record of educational equity and social justice integrated into their teaching, research, and community-based work. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor, and work with a diverse student population. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate General Education courses on the Chicana/o and the Arts, as well as upper division painting and art related studio courses at the graduate level.  The faculty member will also advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate Chicana/o Studies majors.  Applicants must submit a Cover letter, a Resume or Curriculum Vita, 15-20 examples of professional/creative artwork, two samples of current or proposed syllabi with assignments and course outline to Interfolio as listed below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide letters of recommendation, verification of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates.
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:   To view full announcement and to apply: This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants for this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials including confidential letters of recommendation free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/80388.
Posted on the LSA website on November 12, 2020
Position title: U.S. Latina/o/x Studies
Department or unit: Latina/o Studies Program
College or University: Williams College
Application Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Latina/o Studies Program at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in U.S. Latina/o/x Studies, to begin July 1, 2021. The program seeks a U.S. Latina/o/x Studies scholar whose research and teaching center urban ethnography, urban studies, inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations, with attention to issues like migration, gentrification, the built environment, and community activism and organizations. Other areas of intersecting interest include U.S. Central American Studies, Latinx Indigeneities, and/or Afro-Latinidades. With a focus on contemporary issues, we seek a scholar who embraces and advances interdisciplinary approaches, particularly in the realm of interdisciplinary social sciences and/or cultural studies, as well as comparative, transnational, and relational approaches to Latinx Studies.   Applicants should hold a Ph.D. at the time of their appointment. We welcome interdisciplinary degrees in fields such as Comparative Racial and Ethnic Studies and related interdisciplinary fields or disciplines. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses in interdisciplinary U.S. Latina/o/x Studies. The Latina/o Studies Program at Williams has demonstrated success in mentoring and supporting pre-tenure faculty, and we are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations. Information about the program can be found at https://latino-studies.williams.edu/
Link to institution’s job ad and application portalhttps://apply.interfolio.com/77694
 Posted to LSA website October 29, 2020
Position title  Assistant professor, a social scientist specializing in Afro-Caribbean thought and African diasporic culture of the Caribbean  
Department or unit Africana Studies
College or University Williams College
Application Deadline November 15 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)  The Department of Africana Studies at Williams College seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor, a social scientist specializing in Afro-Caribbean thought and African diasporic peoples and cultures of the Caribbean. The Department will consider new PhDs as well as candidates at the advanced assistant professor level, who would be tenure-eligible within three years of appointment. We are especially interested in scholars whose research explores the following topics: Black radical social and political movements, transnational connections between circum-Caribbean and African cultures, indigeneity, gender and sexuality, youth and digital cultures, health and medicine, religion, and environmental injustice. Williams Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary department that critically and systematically examines the cultures, histories, and experiences of people of African descent globally. Drawing from a wide variety of courses in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, students who earn a concentration in Africana Studies practice intellectually rigorous research, writing, and analysis of Africana culture that is also grounded in activism and life experience. Williams is a coeducational liberal arts college located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on the teaching and scholarship of its faculty and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2000 students. Please visit the Williams website (http://williams.edu).  Qualifications Applicants should be committed scholars with a PhD in hand or expected by September 2021. The teaching load in the department is 2-2 plus a January winter term course every other year. Information about the department and current curriculum can be found at: https://africana-studies.williams.edu/. Application Instructions Candidates should submit to the department chair Neil Roberts: a two-page cover letter, one page teaching statement, one page scholarship statement, C.V., three letters of recommendation , via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/76807). Where applicable, candidates should include (as relevant) how diversity, inclusion, and equity connect to their teaching, scholarship, and service.          
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal http://apply.interfolio.com/76807
 Posted to LSA website October 29, 2020
Assistant Professor in Latinx theology
Department of Theology and Religious Studies
Villanova University
November 30, 2020
The Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Villanova University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2021. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in Theology and Religious Studies. Successful candidates should have expertise in the field of Latinx theology and competency in systematic theology or constructive theology.   Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian Order located in the culturally diverse Philadelphia metropolitan area. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. Just as diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission, the Department embraces diversity and inclusion practices as central tasks of theology and the study of religion at their best. Accordingly, we seek candidates who are committed to the development of vibrant communities that foster respect and appreciation for the spectrum of human diversity. We therefore especially welcome applicants who come from groups that are underrepresented in the Department and who will contribute to the further diversification of identities and ideas. Our departmental programs provide an ecumenical environment in which undergraduate students complete core curriculum requirements and pursue a major and a minor in Theology and Religious Studies. Graduate students pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in Catholic Theology and prepare for college-level research and teaching; for lay ministry in diverse Christian churches; and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service.  
https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/19255
 Posted to LSA Website October, 29, 2020
Position title: CLAVE Postdoctoral Fellow
Department or unit:  Centro de Excelencia
College or University:  National Louis University in Chicago
Application Deadline: November 13, 2020
  The goal of the CLAVE Postdoctoral Fellow Program at National Louis University is to build the talent pool of Latinx faculty at colleges and universities at both the national and local levels. NLU is soliciting applications for a CLAVE Postdoctoral Fellow who demonstrates significant potential for research and/or community engagement around Latinx or other BIPOC groups in doctoral education. NLU will appoint a recent doctoral degree recipient as a Postdoctoral Fellow for a one-year term, with potential for an additional one-year renewal beginning Winter 2021. Driven by its values centered on equity, access, and innovation, NLU also commits support to the CLAVE Postdoctoral Fellow including: annual stipend of $45,000,funding available for conference travel and research expenses,connection with a faculty mentor,opportunity to teach a course in the Fellow’s area of expertise,opportunity to apply to any appropriate NLU faculty positions that open during the fellowship tenure and three years after its completion, andoffice space, library and other privileges at the university The position will be remote, and when feasible due to COVID-19 precautions, at NLU’s downtown Chicago campus (transportation costs included). Successful candidates for the program will be selected on the basis of scholarly promise and potential to add to the diverse perspectives within the NLU community. Applicants must have completed their terminal degree when their Fellowship appointment commences and must be no more than five years beyond receiving their doctoral degree. Research proposals may include topics such as Latinx graduate student experiences; attributes of effective Hispanic Serving Institutions; characteristics of academic institutions that act as barriers to the educational success of Latinx and/or other underrepresented, BIPOC student educational success; and participatory research with Latinx community-based organizations. The deadline to submit all materials is November 13, 2020. Submit materials to: CLAVEfellowship@nl.edu Full details: https://nl.edu/centro-de-excelencia-at-nlu/graduate-students/clave-postdoctoral-fellowships/ Questions: CLAVEfellowship@nl.edu        
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:https://nl.edu/centro-de-excelencia-at-nlu/graduate-students/clave-postdoctoral-fellowships/
NOTE: This is a rather open-ended call for applications. We have been informed that the university is doing this as a cluster hire to augment the institution’s diversity.
Posted to LSA Website October 24, 2020
Cluster Hire
Open
University of Texas, Arlington
Application Deadline: unavailable.
One of UTA’s goals is to increase the representation of historically underrepresented faculty, including underrepresented minority faculty in general and women faculty in STEM fields. Increasing the representation of faculty members who understand, and have overcome, race, gender-based, and ability barriers and biases is vital to the success and well-being of our students. Diversity is critical to academic excellence. As research demonstrates, diverse teams are more innovative, productive, and solve complex problems faster. UTA is committed to preparing all students to live and work in an increasingly global, diverse, and interconnected world by exposing them to a wide array of ideas, experiences, cultures, and individuals.        
https://uta.peopleadmin.com/postings/12931
 Posted on LSA Website October 16, 2020
Position title: Executive Director, Antiracist Research and Policy Center
Department or unit
College or University: American University
Application Deadline: Review begins October 30, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The Antiracist Research and Policy Center (ARPC) at American University (AU) invites applications for a full-time Executive Director. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of scholars, professionals, authors, advocates, activists, organizers, and creators at AU. They will continue building a new vision for the Center, and help cohere and amplify the work of other scholars on campus, while advancing their own scholarly agenda related to antiracist, research, praxis, and/or policy. Research should include an active antiracist agenda, including the study of racial inequalities and racial disparities. The director must be committed to working collaboratively with the Center faculty, fellows, and other partners on campus and in the Washington, D.C. region. Qualified candidates may be eligible for a tenured appointment in an appropriate academic unit with teaching obligations subject to negotiation.   Our ideal candidate will be an emerging or established thought leader in the field(s) of race, racism, racial inequality, colonialism, and related fields, as well as a thought leader in antiracism and related frameworks with a track record and established trajectory of high-impact scholarly, professional, and/or creative work that focuses on antiracism and equity. A focus on the specific experiences of historically marginalized racial groups in the U.S., particularly Black, Indigenous, and Latinx groups, and/or a comparative focus on racial oppression and liberatory movements within and beyond the U.S. is welcome, as are interdisciplinary approaches. Our ideal candidate will shape the Center’s vision and goals while contributing to fundraising efforts. They should have a significant record related to antiracism which they will continue to pursue while leading the Center, while also working collaboratively with the AU faculty, students and staff to help define and deepen innovative, pathbreaking, and intersectional approaches to antiracism-related research and praxis, policy analysis and advocacy, and creative projects on and beyond AU’s campus.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:  https://careers.american.edu/Staff/job/Washington-Executive-Director%2C-Anti-Racist-Research-and-Policy-Center-DC-20016/676834100/
 Posted to LSA Website on October 16, 2020
Position title: Guarini Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship
Department or unit: Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies
College or University: Dartmouth College
Application Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Dartmouth College invites applications for a Guarini Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in Afro-Latinx and/or Afro-Latin American Studies. This fellowship supports scholars whose research addresses the politics of the Black experience in the hemispheric Americas using transnational and interdisciplinary frames. We especially invite scholars of Brazil and/or its diaspora to apply. Field specialization is open, but we will give particular consideration to research that focuses on the intersection of race and one or more of the following areas of interest: urban studies, violence and marginalization, environmental studies, gender studies, sociolegal studies, public health, religious studies, ethnomusicology, performance studies, and cultural representations. In addition, the fellowship promotes student and faculty diversity at Dartmouth, and throughout higher education, by supporting underrepresented scholars and others with a demonstrated ability to advance educational diversity and inclusivity. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, promise in both research and teaching, and their demonstrated commitment to addressing underrepresentation in higher education. The successful qualified candidate must have completed the PhD by the start of the fellowship appointment. This is a two-year residential fellowship, with one course taught in the second year. Throughout, fellows are expected to pursue research activities while participating fully in the intellectual life of the department and the college. Fellows receive an annual stipend of approximately $55,200 plus benefits and an allocation for research expenses (exact funding levels will be set at the time of offer).       
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: http://apply.interfolio.com/79418  
 Posted to LSA Website on September 18, 2020
Position title: Assistant Professor
Department or unit: Latina/o/x Studies
College or University: Williams College
Application Deadline: November 30, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Latina/o Studies Program at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in U.S. Latina/o/x Studies, to begin July 1, 2021. The program seeks a U.S. Latina/o/x Studies scholar whose research and teaching center urban ethnography, urban studies, inter-racial and inter-ethnic relations, with attention to issues like migration, gentrification, the built environment, and community activism and organizations. Other areas of intersecting interest include U.S. Central American Studies, Latinx Indigeneities, and/or Afro-Latinidades. With a focus on contemporary issues, we seek a scholar who embraces and advances interdisciplinary approaches, particularly in the realm of interdisciplinary social sciences and/or cultural studies, as well as comparative, transnational, and relational approaches to Latinx Studies.   Applicants should hold a Ph.D. at the time of their appointment. We welcome interdisciplinary degrees in fields such as Comparative Racial and Ethnic Studies and related interdisciplinary fields or disciplines. The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses in interdisciplinary U.S. Latina/o/x Studies. The Latina/o Studies Program at Williams has demonstrated success in mentoring and supporting pre-tenure faculty, and we are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations. Information about the program can be found at https://latino-studies.williams.edu/ By November 30, 2020, all applicants should send the following materials via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/77694. a cover letter detailing research and teaching interests, as well as experience teaching a broadly diverse student body and/or creating an inclusive classroom climate;a curriculum vitae;a separate brief description of two or three courses you would be especially interested in teaching.    
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://employment.williams.edu/faculty-positions/latina-o-studies/  https://apply.interfolio.com/77694

 Posted to LSA Website on September 18, 2020
Position title: Assistant Professor
Department or unit: Africana Studies
College or University: Williams College
Application Deadline: November 15, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Department of Africana Studies at Williams College seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor who is a social scientist specializing in Afro-Caribbean thought and African diasporic peoples and cultures of the Caribbean. The Department will consider new PhDs as well as candidates at the advanced assistant professor level, who would be tenure-eligible within three years of appointment. While we welcome a range of areas of expertise, we are especially interested in scholars whose research explores the following topics: Black radical social and political movements, transnational connections between circum-Caribbean and African cultures, indigeneity, gender and sexuality, youth and digital cultures, health and medicine, religion, and environmental injustice. Williams Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary department that critically and systematically examines the cultures, histories, and experiences of people of African descent globally. Drawing from a wide variety of courses in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, students who earn a concentration in Africana Studies practice intellectually rigorous research, writing, and analysis of Africana culture that is also grounded in activism and life experience. Candidates should submit, via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/76807), the materials below. Where applicable, candidates should include (as relevant) how diversity, inclusion, and equity connect to their teaching, scholarship, and service: A cover letter of no more than two pages;A one-page teaching statement that includes how you envision teaching the Introduction to Africana Studies course;A one-page statement on scholarship that identifies the key questions driving your research;A curriculum vitae; andThree (3) letters of recommendation.      
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://employment.williams.edu/faculty-positions/african-american-studies/ http://apply.interfolio.com/76807