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Stanford-Associate Director of Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies

Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies Program Description

Established in 1997, the Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies (CHILATST)  major and minor has offered students interdisciplinary analytical tools for the study and research of Chicanx-Latinx experiences. CHILATST classes critically analyze and cover a broad selection of topics and are offered in departments and schools including Anthropology, Art and Art History, History, Sociology, English, Comparative Literature, and Education, representing the breadth of interests among our diverse faculty members. These classes provide an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the historical and contemporary experiences of US-based descendants of Latin America and the Caribbean. Our faculty recognize that the Program focuses on a rapidly developing, complex, and heterogeneous population, and that there is neither a singular Chicanx-Latinx identity nor a homogeneous community that comprises all such people.

Chicana/o & Latina/o  Associate Director Position Summary

The Associate Director (AD) for CHILATST will help to build student community within the major and minor, foster student engagement with its intellectual concerns, forge connections with scholars across the University as well as nationally and internationally, and build relationships with members of the community, including alumni. The AD’s time will be focused in several areas: approximately 65% spent teaching (4 courses per academic year); 20% devoted to program development; and 15% to academic administration, student advising, and general administration. 

This is a 100% FTE, 12-month, 3-year fixed term exempt staff position that reports directly to the Executive Director of CCSRE. This position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting (hybrid of working on-site and off-site), subject to operational need.

We invite applicants to submit the following electronic (soft copy) materials: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching experience, and names and contact information of at least three references.

Deadline: For full consideration, all materials must be received by January 31, 2024.

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