Political Science Assistant Professor in Latin American or Latino Studies
June 13, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
Higher Education Institution
Position Description - The Department of Political Science and Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program at Lehigh University seek to hire an Assistant Professor to begin in the fall term of the 2018 academic year. The position will be a joint appointment in Political Science (the department of tenure) and LALS. We are looking for a colleague with a demonstrated record of achievement in U.S. domestic Latinx Studies (in such areas as Latinx and Caribbean communities, Latinx civic engagement, immigration, labor issues, and gender studies) and/or comparative Latin American politics with a focus on transnationalism in Latino communities. The candidate should be committed to creative scholarship and teaching which complement and augment the LALS program's interdisciplinary strengths. The normal teaching load for this position is two courses each semester, which will be cross-listed in political science and LALS.
The university offers a competitive salary commensurate with rank and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
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