Job Alert: Chicana/o Studies, Loyola Marymount

Dear readers, we missed this announcement from a few weeks ago, but wanted to make you are aware of it just in case. Loyola Marymount University’s Department of Chicana/o Studies is conducting a search for two candidates, one who will enter the faculty as an assistant professor and the other as an associate professor. The positions are scheduled to begin by August 2017.

For the position of associate professor, the department is looking for individuals with a PhD in social sciences or a related interdisciplinary field. They are particularly interested in scholars from the fields of Psychology, Economics, Urban Studies, Environmental studies, and Sociology. The preferred candidates must “have a demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses in Chicana/o and Latina/o studies that include quantitative research methods at the introductory undergraduate level, though candidates who use and can teach qualitative methods also are encouraged to apply.”

For the position of assistant professor, the department is seeking applicants who have completed a PhD by the time of hire with experience in comparative ethnic studies. This call for candidates is open in terms of discipline.

The teaching load is 2-2-2-3 spread across two years for tenure-track faculty. Also, from the announcement:

To apply, please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Review of applicants will begin immediately, with a final application deadline of November 1, 2016 or until filled. Application materials (in pdf format) should be emailed to (preferred) or to mailing address:

Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson, Ph.D., Chair

Department of Chicana/o Studies

Loyola Marymount University

1 LMU Drive, Suite 4700

Los Angeles, CA  90045

For more information about LMU or the positions, visit the announcement page at H-Net.

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