ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF [email protected] & [email protected] STUDIES - COHORT HIRE

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF [email protected] & [email protected] STUDIES - COHORT HIRE

Job no: 94895-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Management/Supervisory

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Assistant Professor of [email protected] & [email protected] Studies - Cohort Hire

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2019



Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree by the start of appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research in U.S. Chicanx and Latinx Studies.

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Position Summary:

The [email protected] and [email protected] Studies Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor whose scholarship and teaching focus on Chicanxs and Latinxs, beginning August 2019. We seek a scholar who will develop and maintain a strong research program with topical interests in one or more of the following areas: borderlands, migrations, gender & women's studies, community studies, and expressive culture. Applicants from the humanities, social sciences, education, social work or counseling psychology are welcome. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the [email protected] & [email protected] Studies Program and a tenure home department appropriate to the candidate's area of specialization. The candidate will also teach graduate courses in the tenure home department, for a total of four courses per year, and engage in the intellectual life and governance of both academic units through scholarly research, teaching and service. The candidate will join an incoming cohort of interdisciplinary faculty hired under the auspices of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cluster and should have an interest in collaborating with the cohort.

This position is part of the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Studies Cohort, which was developed in order to advance innovative approaches to the study of racialization and the practice of social justice in the U.S. We seek scholars whose transformative research honors both the desire to understand oppression and to enact social justice in the form of pedagogic practices, inclusive campus climate initiatives, and community involvement. Candidates should have an interest in collaborating with the Cohort and with colleagues in schools, centers, and training programs across campus.

Overall, four candidates will be recruited in this Cohort: 1) American Indian Studies (History as tenure home) [PVL 95181], 2) [email protected]/[email protected] Studies [PVL # 94895], 3) Asian American Studies (Gender & Women?s Studies as tenure home) [PVL # 95361], and 4) Afro-American Studies [PVL # TBA].

Additional Information:

The deadline for ensuring full consideration is September 9, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be consdiered until the position is filled.

UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

The tenure home for this position will depending on the successful applicant?s experience and education. Possible tenure homes include: History, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Comparative Literature & Folklore Studies, Journalism & Mass Communication, and many others.

While 3 of the positions in the Race, Ethnicity, and Indigeneity Cohort have been released ([email protected]/[email protected] Studies; American Indian Studies; Asian American Studies), the 4th position in Afro-American Studies will be released by mid-Fall. Once the position number is posted for this 4th position, it will be added in this announcement.


Armando Ibarra
[email protected]
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Instructions to Applicants:

Additional Application Procedures: Find the position announcement at, click on "Apply Now," and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample of writing or other scholarly work. You will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. The deadline for ensuring full consideration is September 9, 2018.

Additional Link:Full Position Details The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Jul 30 2018 Central Daylight Time
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