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.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching load is 3+3 and will consist of a mix of existing introductory courses in our Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program, in the Department of Language Literatures and Cultures, as well as new or existing upper-level courses in the scholar’s area of specialization, with offerings that may support the College of Arts and Sciences Diversity requirement.
The candidate will also assist the Director of the Latin American and Latino/a Studies Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures in building the program including organizing public programing and advising.
Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. (received before August 2021) in Latino/a/x Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Latin American Studies or another related field.
General office environment
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.
All applications due by April 15, 2021
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