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Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title              Assistant Professor—Central American Studies
Department or unit      Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Department
College or University     California State University, Los Angeles
Application Deadline       Review begins Oct 4th 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession, and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses with a focus on the Central American, Chicana/o/x, and Latina/o/x experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students, engage with Central American community partners, actively participate in program and curriculum development including for our Central American Studies minor, and maintain an active research profile.   The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://www.calstatela.edu/2022/college-ethnic-studies/es-chic-ttf
Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Assistant Professor
Department of English
Bucknell University
Review of applications will begin on October 19 and continue until the position is filled.
Bucknell University’s English Department seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor of race and literature with a specialization in African American and/or African-diasporic literature in any historical period beginning August 2022. The ability to teach Critical Race Theory is required. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in English or a related field, demonstrable excellence in teaching, and a robust scholarly program, and will contribute to the Literary Studies Program’s Race and Literature Concentration. We are especially interested in areas of research and teaching that build upon the department’s current strengths in race and ethnic studies; gender, queer, and sexuality studies; intersectionality and literature; and environmental and medical humanities. This position is part of a Bucknell cluster hire focusing on race in conjunction with the departments of Education, History, and Sociology.

There is a 3/2 teaching load, and members of the department teach introductory as well as advanced-level courses. We seek an outstanding faculty member with clear evidence of commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, student learning, diversity, and inclusive pedagogy. The successful candidate will contribute to Bucknell’s commitment to the liberal arts through teaching courses that emphasize critical writing and are part of the college’s core curriculum, in addition to the gateway course for the Race and Literature concentration.

Bucknell University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcomes applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. We believe that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and we are therefore committed to Bucknell’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body. Application materials include a Cover Letter, CV, and Diversity Statement (one-page statement describing how commitment to diversity is present in the candidate’s teaching, research, and mentoring). Candidates invited to submit for a second round will be asked for a writing sample, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation.
Applications will only be accepted through Bucknell’s online jobs portal: http://jobs.bucknell.edu
Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title  Assistant Professor in Race and Media
Department or unit  Department of Media and Cinema Studies,
College or University  The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Application Deadline   Oct. 8, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The Department of Media and Cinema Studies in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Race and Media Studies..    The Department of Media and Cinema Studies seeks candidates who possess the potential for high-quality research, publication, and teaching in the field of race and media studies in US, transnational, or global perspective. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. (or advanced ABD status) in media studies, communications, ethnic studies, or a related field. The Department of Media and Cinema Studies is committed to creating a more intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and encourages Black, Latina/o/x, and Native American and other historically underrepresented candidates to apply.    Of particular interest are candidates who draw on interdisciplinary bodies of theory, are open to mixed-methods approaches and collaborations, and demonstrate a capacity for conducting original and creative research in areas including, but not limited to: Representation and underrepresentation in popular media including film, television, social media, video games/interactive mediaMediated communication within and/or about social movements and racial justice activismSystemic racism and structural inequality in media and information platforms and infrastructuresRacial bias and AIRace and sound-based mediaPostcolonial and decolonial studies, and transnational and diasporic mediaIntersectional queer and transgender politics of raceClass and racial disparities in media access and adoptionDocumentary    While we are open to various specialties, applicants should be able to teach about multiple media forms, technologies, industries, and their relationships. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching involves media-making who can contribute to our growing critical media production curriculum.    
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal   http://jobs.illinois.edu 
 Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title: Assistant Professor – Queer and/or Trans Ethnic Studies
Department or unit: Department of Race and Resistance Studies
College or University: San Francisco State University
Application Deadline: 10/15/2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) San Francisco State University, Department of Race and Resistance Studies seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Queer and/or Trans Ethnic Studies beginning August 2022. The mission of San Francisco State University is to create an environment for learning that promotes appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region, state, the nation, and the world.  Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Women and Gender Studies, American Studies, or related humanities field required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/sf/en-us/listing/. Application review begins October 16th, continues until filled. Send (1) letter of intent/interest, (2) current CV, (3) sample of scholarly work, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) description of research interests; (6) three letters of recommendation, and (7)  a statement on how your teaching and scholarship align with the commitment of the Race and Resistance Studies Department to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/sf/en-us/job/504687/assistant-professor-race-and-resistance-studies
Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title:  Assistant Professor – Race and Ethnicity – Latinx Sociology
Department or unit:  Department of Sociology
College or University:  Western Washington University
Application Deadline:  October 10, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   About the Position:  The Department of Sociology at Western Washington University invites applications to fill a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Race and Ethnicity to begin September 2022. Priority will be given to candidates who specialize in Latinx Sociology or Critical Indigenous Studies. We seek candidates who can also contribute to teaching one or more of our core courses in sociological theory, research methods, or statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill teaching and mentoring responsibilities in ways that provide equitable and inclusive learning environments for all students. Position Responsibilities: Teach courses within the department’s existing curriculum Develop new courses in specialized area(s) of expertise (including but not limited to courses such as border issues, transnational families, Indigenous cultural politics, or Indigenous politics and self-determination) Ability and willingness to consistently teach one of the department’s three core courses in theory, statistics, or research methods Active engagement in scholarship, including scholarly publications Active participation in service activities within the Department, University, and discipline Required Qualifications: Ph.D. at time of application or ABD at time of application in Sociology or a closely related social science discipline in the area of race and ethnicity. If ABD, all degree requirements must be completed by June 15th of the first year of employment. Demonstrated potential for excellent teaching in race and ethnic relations and ability to teach one of the department’s core courses (theory, statistics, and research methods) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with underrepresented student populations in the department and on campus Demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion Demonstrated potential to maintain an active program of research/scholarship and publication        
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal   https://hr.wwu.edu/careers?job=498857  
Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title Full Professor/Associate
Department or unit Chicano and Latino Studies
College or University College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota
Application Deadline Nov 1 2021
Job Description   The Department of Chicano and Latino Studies, College of Liberal Arts, invites applications for a full-time, tenured faculty position of Professor and Chair to begin 08/29/2022.  The Chair is the department’s chief academic, financial, and strategic officer who works to recruit, mentor, and retain outstanding faculty and undergraduate students. The preferred rank at the time of appointment is Professor, however, advanced Associate Professors with prior leadership and administrative experience will also be considered. We are seeking candidates who are willing to serve as Chair for at least 3 years, then join the department’s regular tenured faculty at the conclusion of the chair appointment.

This is a 100%-time position holding both a faculty appointment and an administrative appointment. The faculty appointment is a 9-month academic year appointment; the administrative appointment as Chair is a twelve-month appointment. A PhD or foreign equivalent in a related field is required. Salary is competitive.

Applicants from all disciplines are invited to apply, but we are especially interested in candidates whose Chicana/o/x Studies and/or Latina/o/x Studies scholarship will complement existing departmental strengths and faculty research portfolios. Among the areas in which we are interested: Literature, Political Science, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Environmental Studies, and other interdisciplinary fields grounded in the social sciences. As we work to expand our Latina/o/x Studies curriculum, we are also interested in scholarship that focuses on Central American, South American, and/or Caribbean communities in the United States. For more information, please visit cla.umn.edu/chicano-latino.

The ideal candidates will be those with a distinguished record of teaching, advising, and service, including administrative experience at a research institution. We are looking for someone who displays high levels of academic leadership and will serve as a leader and mentor for our pre-tenure faculty and represent our department to the wider college, university, and community.          
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal https://hr.myu.umn.edu/psc/hrprd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_EMP_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Employee&JobOpeningId=342865&PostingSeq=1
 Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title: Assistant Professor – Queer and/or Trans Ethnic Studies
Department or unit: Department of Race and Resistance Studies
College or University: San Francisco State University
Application Deadline: 10/15/2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) San Francisco State University, Department of Race and Resistance Studies seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Queer and/or Trans Ethnic Studies beginning August 2022. The mission of San Francisco State University is to create an environment for learning that promotes appreciation of scholarship, freedom, human diversity, and the cultural mosaic of the City of San Francisco and the Bay Area; to promote excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment; and to provide broadly accessible higher education for residents of the region, state, the nation, and the world.  Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Women and Gender Studies, American Studies, or related humanities field required. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Position description available at https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/sf/en-us/listing/. Application review begins October 16th, continues until filled. Send (1) letter of intent/interest, (2) current CV, (3) sample of scholarly work, (4) statement of teaching philosophy, (5) description of research interests; (6) three letters of recommendation, and (7)  a statement on how your teaching and scholarship align with the commitment of the Race and Resistance Studies Department to foster an inclusive and diverse academic community.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/sf/en-us/job/504687/assistant-professor-race-and-resistance-studies
 Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title Assistant Professor of History (specializing in Latinx History)
Department or unit History
College or University Oklahoma State University
Application Deadline November 1
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Oklahama State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Latinx History beginning in August 2022. This position potentially contributes to a college-wide cluster hire initiative focusing on Inequality. Candidates in all subfields are encouraged to apply, including scholars who work on topics related to migration, diaspora, and race. Interdisciplinary approaches especially welcome. PhD is required at the time of employment. Applicants should have strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. Minimum Qualifications: PhD at time of employment.  Responsibilities include carrying on a program of research, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Latinx history, as well as lower-division U.S. surveys, upper-division courses, and graduate seminars in the area of specialization.  The teaching load is 2-2. Candidates are expected to support the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds, integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods, and engage communities across and beyond OSU. Duties include contributing to the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, mentoring students, and contributing to departmental and university governance. Conference travel funding and research/project support is available. Submit cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to https://apply.interfolio.com/94252 . To receive full consideration, complete applications should be received by November 1, 2021. Candidates may be requested to supply additional materials. Salary competitive. The filling of this position is contingent upon availability of funding. Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.  Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions.  For more information, visit https:///eeo.okstate.edu.     
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal  https://apply.interfolio.com/94252 
 Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Position title: Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies
Department or unit: Romance Languages and Literatures
College or University: Washington University in St. Louis
Application Deadline: November 5, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures (RLL) at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Latinx Studies to begin in fall semester 2022. We seek an exceptional scholar whose transdisciplinary research and teaching focus on Latinx cultures in the United States. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing scholarly research; developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; advising and mentoring a diverse student body; and other duties assigned by the University. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Requires completion of a PhD with a research focus in Latinx Studies no later than June 30, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to teach and conduct scholarly work in both Spanish and English.   Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a diverse array of students can learn and thrive.   Application Instructions To complete your application and receive full consideration, the following materials must be received via: https://apply.interfolio.com/94183 by November 5, 2021.   Cover letterCurriculum VitaeWriting Sample (not to exceed 30 pages)Three letters of recommendationResearch Statement (not to exceed 2 pages)Teaching Statement (not to exceed 2 pages)   Please note that we will be holding first-round screening interviews virtually in early January, 2022.   Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those underrepresented in their academic fields. It is the University’s policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or genetic information.        
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:  https://apply.interfolio.com/94183
 Posted to LSA website September 17, 2021
Assistant Professor
Social Sciences and Historical Studies
Texas Woman’s University
October 31, 2021
The Department of Social Sciences and Historical Studies at Texas Woman’s University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in History to begin Fall 2022. The successful applicant will be trained in European history with an emphasis on empire building (post 1500). Special consideration will be given to those who study subaltern experiences with European colonization in Asia, Africa, the Middle East or the Indian subcontinent. We are particularly interested in applicants engaged with public history broadly defined. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand no later than August 2022. We seek a historian with the ability to teach courses at all levels of our undergraduate curriculum (with specialized courses for advanced undergraduates). In addition, we seek applicants capable of contributing to the training of MA students in our emerging emphasis on public history. The department has five tenured or tenure-track History faculty members offering degrees to approximately 75 undergraduate History majors and minors, and 20 Master’s students. Texas Woman’s University is located in Denton, Texas. Finally, the successful candidate will be prepared to teach courses that contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion   To be considered for this position, you must send a cover letter, graduate transcripts, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference to facultyjobs@twu.edu. Please note the position name and vacancy number in the subject line of the email (Assistant Professor – IRC37516). Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Sara Fanning, Chair of History Search Committee (sfanning@twu.edu).  
facutlyjobs@twu.edu
Posted to LSA Website August 25, 2021
Position title           Postdoctoral Scholar
Department or unit Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society
College or University Indian University Bloomington
Application Deadline November 5, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Each year, Indiana University hires up to two postdoctoral scholars at the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society. The Center focuses on research in the social sciences and humanities, and supports scholars who work on any aspect of race and ethnicity. The postdoc positions target new PhD’s and are for two years, with the potential to be hired for a tenure-track position at IU. Postdocs are housed in one of the sixteen schools at IUB.        
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal  https://crres.indiana.edu/programs/postdoctoral-fellowships/index.html  
Posted to LSA Website August 25, 2021
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Cluster Hire in Latinxs and Democracy
Departments of Sociology, Demography, and Political Science
University of California Berkeley
9/30/21
The University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for four tenure track (assistant professor) positions and one tenured (associate or full professor) position in the area of “Latinxs and Democracy,” with a focus on the US-centered Latinx experience and a potential start date of July 1, 2022. Successful junior candidates will be invited to join one or more of the following units: College of Letters and Science (Departments of Sociology, Demography, and Political Science), School of Social Welfare, and School of Public Health. The senior, tenured position will be in the Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Program in the Department of Ethnic Studies (College of Letters and Science).   Junior candidates should note that: • Public Health seeks a candidate that examines the impact of public policies on the health of the U.S. Latinx population. • Political Science seeks a Latino Politics scholar whose record centers the US Latinx experience in the areas of political behavior, institutions, and representation, among others. • Social Welfare seeks a candidate in multilevel practice whose scholarship on Latinx communities is attuned to professional practice and policy. MSW preferred, but not required. • Sociology invites candidates that draw on a variety of social science methods and approaches, including demography and transnational/transborder studies. • Demography seeks a dual-appointed candidate that will be shared with any of the departments/schools listed above.   For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://apptrkr.com/2375096   The deadline to apply is September 30, 2021. For questions, please contact the search administrator at anniev@berkeley.edu.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://apptrkr.com/2375096
Posted to LSA Website on August 21, 2021
Assistant Professor
Communication
University of Pittsburgh
August 31, 2021
Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh seeks an Assistant Professor of Communication undertaking research in the area of Latinx studies and media and/or technology studies. The position is in the tenure stream and will begin September 1, 2022.  Review of applications will begin August 31, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.        Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication or a closely related field expected to be in hand by August 2022. Research program focused on Latinx issues centered on media and/or technology. Evidence of/potential for successful undergraduate and graduate teaching in Latinx issues connected to media and/or technology. Evidence of/potential to contribute positively to a climate of diversity and inclusion.    Preferred qualifications: Experience working with and mentoring graduate students. Demonstration of an intersectional approach that connects multiple aspects of identity. Demonstration of a multidisciplinary approach that connects different methods or theories for thinking about media and identity.   Candidates with one or more of these preferred research programs will be ranked more highly: racialization, ethnicity, diaspora/migration, equity, citizenship, border studies, indigenous studies, geographies, emerging Latinx communities, and participatory and/or policy-relevant research.   The intellectual environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation. Positioning a new faculty member to forge collaborative, interdisciplinary links, the Department has developed working relationships with distinguished programs in Cultural Studies, Global Studies, Africana Studies, Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, English, History, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies, the Graduate School of Political and International Affairs, the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, and the Business School, to name a few. Appointees will teach current undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new courses in the area of their research specialization, and otherwise participate in the Department’s intellectually vigorous graduate program. Salary, scholarly assistance, and benefits are competitive. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and different-sex domestic partners.   Applicants should apply at https://www.join.pitt.edu/ (bit.ly/3cJMqx9) by attaching a cover letter, cv, article-length piece of research, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three references, who will be contacted once we move forward with the review process.   The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh is committed to cultivating a fundamentally diverse, inclusive, supportive, and self-reflexive environment for all its undergraduate, graduate, staff, and faculty members. We commit ourselves to becoming a creative community of inquiry in which all can flourish and contribute to disciplinary innovation in research and teaching. We also strive to bring intellectual curiosity, skill, and dedication to the question of how to generate and maintain a just and equitable scholarly community.   The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.   The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.             
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Posted to LSA Website on August 21, 2021
Position title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Sociology
Department or unit: Department of Sociology
College or University: University of Pittsburgh
Application Deadline: October 1st 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words):  The Sociology Department at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the level of Assistant or early Associate Professor, pending budgetary approval. We are seeking candidates whose research focuses on understanding Latinx perspectives and experiences related to themes of urban equity and sustainability. We aim to complement our research and teaching strengths in social movements, politics, and culture while broadening the perspectives, questions, theories, methods, or sources of evidence used to study social practices and institutions. We encourage applications from scholars whose research employs civically engaged or participatory scholarship within the Latinx community.
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal:  https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21005420&tz=GMT-04%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Posted to LSA Website July 24, 2021
Public Humanities Fellowship
History Exhibits Department
New-York Historical Society
Rolling
The New-York Historical Society invites candidates with a humanities MA or PhD to apply for the position of Public Humanities Fellow in connection with the traveling exhibit Acts of Faith: Religion and the American West, which opens at the New-York Historical Society in New York City in Nov. 2022.  We are looking for candidates with significant expertise in 19th century religion, particularly as it relates to Native American religion and spirituality. Applicants must have graduated from a humanities MA or PhD program (including public history and museum studies) within the last five years, and have a desire to practice publicly engaged scholarship. This is a two-year, full-time position, with the anticipated dates of Sept. 2021 through Aug. 2023, and the possibility of remote work during the first year. The position comes with a National Endowment for the Humanities stipend of $50,000 per year plus benefits. Some travel may be required. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For more information and to apply for the fellowship, click here.  
https://apply.interfolio.com/89165
Posted to LSA website July 24, 2021
Position title Assistant Professor of Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Department or unit Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies
College or University Wesleyan University
Application Deadline October 1, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Wesleyan University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor beginning July 2022, with substantive research and teaching interests in the areas of Race, Gender and Sexuality and/or Transnational and Global Feminisms, broadly construed. Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary program offering an undergraduate major in the study of gender and sexuality as categories of analysis and experience within the broad matrices of race, class, ethnicity, and nation. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers competitive salaries and benefits.   The Assistant Professor will teach core courses required for the major, including an introductory level Gateway course in gender and sexuality studies and/or Feminist Theories, as well as other courses in their area of specialization, and will carry a 2/2 teaching load. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level.   The candidate must have a Ph.D. in women’s and gender studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, Literature, Philosophy, Media Studies, relevant area studies, or other relevant academic discipline, either in hand or near completion (with expectation that PhD will be in hand at time of appointment, though a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D. within one year of hire). Applications received after October 1stmay not receive full consideration. Please contact Joy Vodak, jvodak@wesleyan.edu, with any questions regarding the position or application process.   To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7825. A complete application includes electronic copies of the following documents: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, sample syllabi, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available). In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees, from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online at http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7825 .   Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771    
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7825
Posted to LSA Website July 24, 2021
Position title:  Dean of School of Interdisciplinary Studies
Department or unit
College or University:  Texas Christian University
Application Deadline:  August 15, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words): Texas Christian University (TCU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS). The next Dean will have the opportunity to lead a high-potential School and sharpen its strategic focus by capitalizing on current strengths and identifying new areas of growth, collaboration, and innovation.   Reporting directly to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Teresa Abi-Nader Dahlberg, the Dean is the chief administrative, academic, and budgetary officer for the School of Interdisciplinary Studies. The Dean serves as a model of excellence and a champion of diversity and inclusion for the School community and is accessible to both undergraduate and graduate students. TCU’s unique teacher-scholar model is rooted in the belief that scholarship and creative endeavors complement and enrich the learning experience for both faculty and students.   The search committee for the TCU Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies will begin accepting nominations and reviewing applications immediately. Requested application materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a diversity statement, and list of five professional references. References will not be called until after the first screening of applications and then only after the applicant has given explicit permission. Although applications will be welcomed until the time that a new Dean is selected, for best consideration, candidates should submit materials by August 15, 2021, to the following address: TCUSISDean@storbecksearch.com.   Texas Christian University is being assisted in the search by Storbeck Search. For additional information, please contact Dr. Muriel Cormican, Chair of the Search Committee (muriel.cormican@tcu.edu) and/or our following partners:   Jim Sirianni, Partner Mark Halligan, Senior Associate Storbeck Search TCUSISDean@storbecksearch.com   Texas Christian University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our workforce.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://assets.storbecksearch.com/files/resources/tcu-deansis-pd.pdf?60c8af3a9704c  
Posted to LSA Website on May 14, 2021
Position title: Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Assistant Professorship
Department or unit: Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies
College or University: Texas Christian University
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled; priority 5/31/2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Looking for an Ethnic Studies scholar for a 1-year Visiting Assistant Professor position at Texas Christian University (2021-2022).   The ideal candidate will be able to teach foundational concepts in race and ethnic studies, including but not limited to colonialism and imperialism, racialization and identity formation, power and hegemony, resistance and social movements, and the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and ability.

Preference will be given to candidates with a graduate degree in Ethnic Studies, Black Studies/African American Studies, or a related field. Candidates with graduate degrees in other interdisciplinary fields focused on race, such as Latino/Chicano/Boricua, Indigenous, Native American, Pacific Islander, Asian American, and/or Arab American Studies, are also strongly encouraged to apply.  
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal   https://jobs.tcu.edu/en-us/job/496915/cecil-h-and-ida-green-visiting-assistant-professor
Posted to LSA Website May 7, 2021
Instructor/Lecturer in Latina/o Studies
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The Department of Latina/Latino Studies
Invites applications for two full-time, non-tenure track Instructors/Lecturers for the 2021-22 academic year. Start date of August 16, 2021. Candidates are required to hold an M.A. (Ph.D. or other terminal degree preferred) and have experience teaching U.S. Latina/o studies courses at the college level. To be considered, required application materials must be submitted by May 18, 2021. For complete details, visit https://go.illinois.edu/LLSLecturer. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Illinois is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
 
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal  https://jobs.illinois.edu
Posted to LSA Website April 23, 2021
Position title Postdoctoral fellow
Department or unit Department of Sociology and Anthropology
College or University Fordham University
Application Deadline May 17, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words) The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Fordham University invites applications for a postdoctoral position in critical race studies.  This is a one-year position beginning September 2021, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The successful candidate will be an early career scholar with a promising research program, and will also be able to add to the department’s undergraduate course offerings.    This is an exciting time to join the Fordham community.  The Department of Sociology and Anthropology has recently added several faculty who focus on race and ethnicity.  Fordham University is actively strengthening diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the Arts and Sciences, including faculty and curricular offerings.  In addition, our cosmopolitan setting in New York City offers unparalleled opportunities for research with diverse populations.  The selected candidate will have access to professional development funding.     The position’s annual teaching load is 1-1, plus additional service including a public lecture, delivering occasional guest lectures in courses, and participating in anti-racist pedagogy workshops or curricular design efforts.  Fordham is preparing for a fully in-person fall semester, and candidates must be able to relocate to the New York area and teach on campus.  Teaching responsibility will initially be in the undergraduate program at Fordham College at Rose Hill (Bronx), with the possibility of teaching at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (Manhattan) for the second year.     Candidates should be recent Ph.D. recipients (2018–2021), or expect to have the degree in hand by August 2021.  We welcome applications from scholars who hold degrees in sociology, as well as those trained in interdisciplinary fields (such as, but not limited to, African and African American Studies, Asian and Asian American Studies, and Latinx Studies).  Candidates must be capable of teaching sociology courses on race.  Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of a strong and promising research agenda, and an enthusiasm for working with a diverse student population are required.    Applications should be submitted online at Interfolio and should include a cover letter, CV, writing sample (no more than 50 pages), sample syllabi, teaching evaluations and the names and contact information for three references.  We will begin reviewing applications by May 17th and continue until the position is filled.  Please direct inquiries to the Committee Chair, Dr. Matthew Weinshenker (weinshenker@fordham.edu).  Fordham is an independent, Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, especially members of historically underrepresented groups. Fordham University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal http://apply.interfolio.com/86875
 Posted to LSA Website April 1, 2021
Position title Assistant Professor in LatinX and/or ChicanX History with Preference for Public History
Department or unit        History
College or University      California State University, Sacramento
Application Deadline   The PhD in History or a related field must be completed by August 15, 2021. Review of applications will begin April 23, 2021; position open until filled.
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The History Department at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a probationary, tenure-track Assistant Professor in LatinX and/or ChicanX History to begin Fall 2021. ABDs in History or a related field are encouraged to apply.   The successful candidate will teach LatinX and/or ChicanX history. The department’s strong preference is for candidates who are also able to teach Public History.  Additional teaching requirements include undergraduate survey courses in US history, historical methods seminars, and undergraduate and graduate seminars. Additional position requirements include: • engaging in research and scholarly activity related to LatinX and/or ChicanX history, • supervising undergraduate and graduate research in LatinX and/or ChicanX history, which may include public history • advising majors, • serving on department, college, and university committees, • and applying professional expertise to community service, including a willingness to advance Sacramento State’s Anchor University initiative.   Sacramento is the state capital of California and one of the most diverse cities in the nation. Sacramento State is a Hispanic Serving Institution with a strong commitment to fostering the success of students at many stages of their life and academic journey through resources such as the Dreamer Resource Center, College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), and first-generation student initiatives. As the heart of the region’s higher education community, Sacramento State is dedicated to access, academic excellence, and inclusion.   The History Department seeks candidates with the ability to work with diverse students and colleagues. Applicants are requested to submit a diversity statement that demonstrates experience with or willingness to: • develop and incorporate effective teaching strategies for a diverse group of learners; • create an equitable and inclusive learning environment to support all student success; and • advance the History Department’s goal of promoting an anti-racist and anti-oppressive campus to recruit, retain, and mentor students.      
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal  https://csus.peopleadmin.com/postings/5299
 Posted to LSA Website April 1, 2021
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Department or unit
College or University
Application Deadline
Penn State Harrisburg (PSH), a comprehensive college of The Pennsylvania State University, one of the largest and most widely-recognized institutions of higher education in the nation, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in its Sociology Program, with a start date of Fall 2021. A doctorate in sociology or a related area is required. Primary responsibilities will include teaching three courses per semester, maintaining an active research agenda, and service to the program, division, school, and university. Course releases are provided in the first two years to help the successful candidate pursue a program of research.   To be considered, candidates must apply electronically on the Penn State job site at https://hr.psu.edu/careers and submit the following:   • Cover letter of application specifically addressing the position responsibilities and qualifications, including a statement of teaching and research interests • Statement of teaching philosophy • Current curriculum vitae • Names and contact information for three professional references   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to Dr. Kamini Grahame, Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Search Committee, at kmg16psu.edu.        
Apply online at https://apptrkr.com/2187572
 Posted to LSA Website March 20, 2021
Position title: Visiting Assistant Professor – Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Department or unit: Arts & Sciences
College or University: Seton Hall University
Application Deadline: April 2, 2021
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   Summary: Seton Hall University invites applications for a one-year, renewable contract position in Latino/a/x Studies. The qualified candidate may hold a PhD in Latino/a/x Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Latin American Studies or another related field. Preferred specializations include Latino politics, US electoral politics, immigration/migration and diaspora, borderlands, social movements, social justice, gender, society and race, public policy, political economy, and art and literature. Evidence of interdisciplinary scholarship and interest in future interdisciplinary collaboration are strongly desired. Required Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. (received before August 2021) in Latino/a/x Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Latin American Studies or another related field. Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should submit: a cover letter that addresses the applicant’s scholarship and teaching experience, including challenges and opportunities that the applicant has encountered in teaching Latinx Studies; a CV; a sample syllabus for a course on Latinx Studies, and three letters of reference. Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.        
Link to institution’s job ad and application portal: https://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/494454/visiting-assistant-professor-latin-american-and-latinoa-studies
Posted to LSA Website on March 5, 2021
Chicana/o Studies Tenure Track Faculty
Chicana/o Studies
Metropolitan State University of Denver
3/28/2021
The Department of Chicana/o Studies at MSU Denver invites applications for a full-time open rank, tenured or tenure-track (Category I) position in Chicana/o Studies with appointment to begin Fall 2021.      
https://apptrkr.com/2167984
 Posted to LSA website on February 4, 2021
Deputy Director for Office of Museum Services
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
 
Open Until Filled
IMLS is an independent Federal agency whose mission is to advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grantmaking, research, and policy development. The Deputy Director for Museums is a senior leadership position that oversees a $38M+ portfolio including grant programs, cooperative agreements, special projects and initiatives designated by the IMLS Director, and various partnerships with external organizations and other federal agencies. Candidates for the Deputy Director for Museums will have experience in: formulating and implementing major program and policy initiatives; directing a museum or archives organization in the accomplishment of short- and long-term objectives; applying current and emerging technologies within museums to promote greater access to collections and educational resources; and managing complex budgets across multiple funding allocations. Exceptional candidates will have knowledge of the federal budgetary and procurement process, and are able to develop, interpret, advocate and justify innovative funding measures for the museum field. This position will be open until filled and has a starting salary of $144,128.
https://www.imls.gov/sites/default/files/2021-01/public-notice-excepted-service-deputy-director-museums-services.pdf  
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 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  
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