Sor Juana Ins de la Cruz Chair (19-20)
DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 48913
Rank: Professional Lecturer
College/School: College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
DePaul University invites applications for a visiting faculty position beginning September 2019.
The Sor Juana Ins 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 Ins Chairs include Ana Castillo, Achy Obejas and Maria Hinojosa.
Candidates should have at least a Masters 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.
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 DePauls employment portal. Please note that the cover letter should discuss the candidates teaching experience. For any questions, please contact Carolina Sternberg, [email protected]
DePaul seeks candidates with demonstrated cultural competencies to include teaching, service and research in diverse learning communities.