University of Oregon, Department of English

Position ID:Oregon-English-LATINX [#25935, 532070]
Position Title: Assistant Professor - Latinx Studies
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403-1286, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: LatinX Literary and Cultural Studies
English / English
Appl Deadline:2023/11/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/09/26, finished 2024/03/11, listed until 2023/11/15)
Position Description:   URMs  

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The University of Oregon, situated on the traditional homelands and political territories of the Kalapuya people, is conducting a collaborative search initiative to expand its research, teaching, and mentorship in Latinx Studies. The Department of English invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the study of Latinx Literature and Cultural Production to begin on September 16, 2024.

This position is one of six new tenure-track faculty positions being filled as part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ Latinx Cluster Hire (LCH). The LCH aims to increase faculty diversity, innovative research, and culturally relevant curriculum and mentorship through increased engagement and collaboration across the UO campus and in partnership with the Latinx Studies Program on issues of race and racism, access and equity, and social, cultural, and political debates pertinent to Chicanx, Latinx/e, and Latin American Studies. More information about the LCH can be found here.  

We seek candidates who place Latinx literature and cultural production at the center of their research and teaching agendas. Candidates working on all topics, periods, and contexts in Latinx literature and cultural production are encouraged to apply.

We actively welcome applicants from communities historically marginalized and currently underrepresented in the academy.

Minimum Requirements

• Ph.D. in English, Latinx Studies, Chicanx Studies, Ethnic Studies, Comparative Literature, or related fields at the time of appointment. • Demonstrated record of or potential for publication and evidence of an active research agenda focused centrally on Latinx literature and cultural production.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated record of relationships with and service to Latinx students and communities. • We seek candidates that place Latinx literature and cultural production at the center of their research and teaching agendas. Candidates working on all topics, periods, and contexts in Latinx literature and cultural production are encouraged to apply.


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Further Info:
http://english.uoregon.edu
email address
541-346-3911
 
Department of English
1286 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1286