Associate Professor in Latina and Latino Studies

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Northwestern University solicits nominations and applications for a new Associate Professor position in Latina and Latino Studies. This faculty position is fully in the Latina and Latino Studies Program and will begin on September 1, 2019. We will consider applicants with doctoral degrees in any related field, but the teaching and research of all applicants should be explicitly interdisciplinary and must engage the core questions, approaches, and methodological advances that have defined, and continue to define, Latina/o Studies. Northwestern is located in Greater Chicago, a region with one of the largest transnational Latina and Latino populations in the United States. Applications should be submitted via Northwestern’s online application portal. The Latina and Latino Studies Program is cross-disciplinary and offers a major and minor for undergraduate students. Core faculty members and affiliates are situated in various departments and across Northwestern’s several schools. Candidates must be engaged with Latino Studies through a distinguished record of scholarship, research, teaching, and related professional activities that merit appointment at the rank of tenured associate professor in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (www.wcas.northwestern.edu) Duties include teaching four courses per year and participation in program committees, mentoring of majors and undergraduates engaging in research, and collaborating with other ethnic studies and interdisciplinary units, in addition to a dynamic research agenda. Applicants should submit the following materials via our online system: Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, Writing sample, Teaching Statement, and Names of three references. Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. Questions can be directed to Carlos Ballinas by e-mail at latinao-studies@northwestern.edu or phone call at (847) 467-3980. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 31, 2018.

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A person of Cuban, Mexican, Chicano/a, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.




What is your race?

    A person having origins in any of the original people of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.

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    Questions?
    Contact Carlos Ballinas at latinao-studies@northwestern.edu