Wichita State University’s History Department invites applications for a twelve-month three-year visiting assistant professor in Latinx History. It is possible that the visiting position may be recast as a tenure-track position at a future date. A terminal degree in History and concentration in Latinx studies or Latin American studies is required. Sub-specialties may include (1) Afro-Latin studies (2) Ethnic studies (3) Language (4) Women’s studies (5) Hemispheric studies (6) Borderlands. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated record of research excellence, commitment to undergraduate, graduate, and general education teaching, and workwith diverse populations. Duties include teaching introductory surveys courses, undergraduate certificate courses, upper division, and graduate courses in the area of specialty and serving on committees. The visiting professor is expected to take an active role in working with undergraduate students in the Shocker Adelante Scholars Program, working with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Director of Latinx studies, develop community partnerships, promoting the WSU Latinx Studies program in high schools, and collaborate in developing the Latinx Studies certificate. The appointment begins August 1, 2021. The chosen candidates must provide proof of the required terminal degree on or before August 1, 2021.
Applications must be received no later than April 1, 2021. Applications must include a cover letter specifying your teaching and research areas and a C.V. Candidates must apply online at http://wichita.edu/wsujobs and search for position 991780. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Number: 991780
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