Lecturer, El Instituto

Job description

Job Title: Lecturer, El Instituto
Job ID: 2018501
Location: Storrs Campus
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Posting

El Instituto: Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is seeking a Lecturer to teach 6 or 7 undergraduate level courses during the 2018-19 academic year. This is a nine-month, non-tenure track appointment with teaching responsibilities and administrative tasks such as help with advising, and development of distance learning initiatives. Over the course of this appointment, the lecturer will be expected to teach multiple sections of LLAS 1190/HIST 1600 Introduction to Latin America and the Caribbean, in both large-enrollment and writing intensive formats, as well as two courses of their choosing from LLAS courses that already exist in their discipline. We are particularly interested in scholars trained in Anthropology and/or History.

Possible courses other than LLAS 1190/HIST 1600 include:

History of Modern Mexico

History of Migration in Las Americas

Contemporary Latin America

The Caribbean

and others listed at https://catalog.uconn.edu/llas/.


An earned PhD by November 1, 2018 or terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; and previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education.


This is a temporary, nine-month appointment. Compensation is commensurate with background and qualifications. The anticipated start date is August 23, 2018.


Please use the UConn Jobs online application system at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, to submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, course syllabi (if available), teaching evaluations (if available) and names and contact information of three (3) professional references. Applicants should clearly state which course(s) they are applying to teach. Screening of applications will proceed immediately. Please include the search number 2018501 in all correspondence. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018501)

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on May 18, 2018.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University's teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn's ranking as one of the nation's top research universities. UConn's faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.





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Posted: 5/18/2018
Application Due: 5/19/2018
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