Double Job Alert: Chicanx/Latinx Studies, tenure-track openings

Dear readers, we wanted to let you know about to tenure-track opportunities in Chicanx/Latinx Studies with application deadlines quickly approaching. The first is at California State University Channel Island, where the Chicana/o Studies program is seeking to hire a new assistant professor. From the job description:

Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research and teaching focuses on (in)justice issues, broadly defined, that may include the criminal justice system, prison industrial complex, law and socio-economic inequality; we are also interested in candidates whose interdisciplinary work focuses on discourse analysis and visual critique that blends theory and practice, film, multi-media, art, music, critical race, gender, and queer studies.

The successful candidate must have earned a PhD in Chicana/o Studies or an equivalent field by time of appointment, moreover, while preference is given to current PhD holder, ABDs will also be considered. The deadline to apply is November 1st. For more information, follow the link.

Today’s second job alert comes from the other side of the country at Kennesaw State University in northern Georgia. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department is looking for candidates to fill a 9-month tenure track position in Latinx or American Studies. The successful candidate will join the department at the rank of assistant professor with a 3/3 course load. ABDs will also be considered in the application process. From the description:

The professor will teach undergraduate courses for the Latin American/Latin@ Studies program and undergraduate and graduate courses in the American Studies program. Possible courses might include Introduction to Latin American/Latin@ Studies; Introduction to American Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels; Popular Culture of the Americas; and other courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.

For more information, or to apply, follow the link. The deadline to submit an application is October 24th.

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