CUNY Assistant Professor - Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies New
York, New York
Job Title: Assistant Professor - Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies
Job ID: 22763
Location: City College of New York
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Department of Anthropology, Gender Studies, and International Studies in
the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at The City College of
New York (CCNY), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty
position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Latin American and Latina/o/x
Studies to begin in Fall 2022. Dedicated to pursuing an antiracist,
intersectional, and anticolonial pedagogy, the Department supports the
intellectual, creative, and activist pursuits of our students and our faculty
as they develop their regional, thematic, and theoretical interests. The
successful candidate's primary teaching responsibilities will be with the
Latin American and Latino Studies Program LALS. The City College of New
York is a Hispanic Serving Institution, and LALS is one of the most far-
reaching ethnic studies programs at the College, offering a major, a minor and
a broad range of undergraduate classes. We seek candidates who might
eventually serve as Director of the LALS program and be attracted to
opportunities to participate in program-building and management.
For the first three years, the person hired will work for a semester per annum
with the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute (CUNY DSI), which is based at
CCNY. CUNY DSI is the first and only university-based research institute
devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent in the U.S. and elsewhere.
CUNY DSI will offer the opportunity for the candidate to grow and strengthen a
personal/expertise- based research agenda during the three-year position.
We are seeking a scholar whose work contributes to intersectional and
anticolonial approaches to emergent areas of research in Latin American and
Latina/o/x Studies. Those areas may include but are not limited to race and
latinidad, immigration and social justice, global public health, environmental
justice, critical pedagogies, youth, gender & identities, indigeneity, and
community or participatory research. Geographic region of expertise is open as
related to Latin American and Latina/o/x Studies and should compliment
existing faculty expertise. Teaching responsibilities will include
introductory and upper-level courses within the LALS Program along with
collaborating half-time with the CUNY DSI for the first three years. The
position includes contributing to curriculum and program development, and
advising and mentoring of undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. The
Assistant Professor will share responsibility for committee and department
assignments including administrative, supervisory and other functions.
A Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, Latina/o/x Studies, Anthropology, Ethnic
Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, or other appropriate social science
discipline is required at time of application. The successful candidate will
have a commitment to working with a diverse student population. Also required
is the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement,
and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering
health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and
savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research,
scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty
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Open until filled with review of application to begin October 15, 2021.
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