Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Chair

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Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Chair

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Full-time faculty positions will be posted on a per-opening basis. Postings are organized by college/school and department. Applicants will be evaluated at the college/school level for the position which they are submitting an application. Unless noted by a close date, positions will remain open until they are filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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DePaul University invites expressions of interest for a pool of qualified Part Time Faculty to teach courses in a variety of disciplines across all 10 colleges and schools. Individuals may enter expressions of interest by submitting their credentials to any posting for which they are qualified to teach. Postings are organized by college/school and department. Screening of individuals in the pool is ongoing, depending on curricular need and funding. Individuals will be contacted by the department if they reach the finalist stage for teaching a particular course or set of courses. The pool will remain in place until the closing date specified in the posting details; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must resubmit. All individuals in the pool will be notified by email when the posting is closed.


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Rank Professional Lecturer Tenure Status Term/Non Tenure Track Position / Posting Information

Academic Year 2019-2020 Responsibilities

DePaul University invites applications for a visiting faculty position beginning September 2019.
The Sor Juana Inés de La Cruz Chair was established at DePaul University in 2001 in recognition of the many contributions that Latin American and Latina/o students, faculty and staff make to the university community. Previous Sor Juana Inés Chairs include Ana Castillo, Achy Obejas and Maria Hinojosa.
Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree or equivalent qualifications to apply for this position. The selected candidate would teach four courses a year in the Latin American/Latino Studies Department and other relevant units at DePaul, as well as participate in special conferences and symposia. We seek to attract a leading figure in the areas of, although not limited to, journalism or arts and letters with a strong focus on Latin American and/or Latino/a studies. The successful candidate will be a committed public intellectual with a record of engagement with the Latina/o community.

Required Qualifications

The position is renewable for up to five years. DePaul University is a private institution with over 22,400 students, located in the heart of Chicago. The university is committed to a diverse faculty, and we particularly encourage minority applicants. We will begin to review applications on June 15th, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should submit all the required documents through DePaul’s employment portal. Please note that the cover letter should discuss the candidate’s teaching experience. For any questions, please contact Carolina Sternberg, [email protected]

Preferred Qualifications Posting Number Full-time Faculty 287Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary Applicant Documents Required Documents
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  3. Teaching Evaluations
  4. Reference Contact Info
  5. Writing Sample 1
  6. Writing Sample 2
  7. Syllabi
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    Posted: 5/23/2019
    Application Due: 7/4/2019
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