Category Archives: Latina/o Studies

California State University-Fullerton Assistant Professorship in Critical Prison Studies/Carceral Studies

Deadline: October 1 (apparently reposted on Vitae 11/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will have a research program engaged with the implications of the carceral state in the United States. A comparative, diasporic, and/or multi-ethnic approach, paying particular attention to the African American experience is welcome.” “The candidate will demonstrate strong competence in such relevant intellectual traditions such as critical race theory, gender/masculinity studies, queer, or other contemporary critical perspectives on state violence and carceral projects.”

URL: http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job-openings/ft/9785BR_critical_prison_carceral_studies.asp

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Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship — Inequality in America

Deadline: January 16

Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a 3rd

Comments: Seeking recent PhDs working in one of the following research areas.

URL: https://inequalityinamerica.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-program

California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: January 25

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714

Texas A and M University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

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

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

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

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

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

Western Washington University Assistant Professorship in Chican@/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

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

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