Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Chicanx & Latinx Studies advertised during the 2021-2022 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2022.
Last year's page: Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2020-2021
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- Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates:
TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.
FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time
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Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines
Boston University (Boston, MA). Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies (English Department)
12/10: Request for more materials
California Polytechnic State University - Pomona (Pomona, CA). Assistant Professor in Ethnic and Women's Studies. Four Positions, one in Chicana/o Latina/o Studies: Central American Studies, Afro-Latina/o/x Studies, and/or Chicana/Latina Feminisms. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2021 TT/FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/96354
Updates: 1/26: Any news for any of the four positions?
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA). Assistant and Assistant and/or Associate Professor in Ethnic Studies - Latina/o/x Studies. Specialization: Open. Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021. TT/FT. https://jobs.calpoly.edu/sl/en-us/job/504853/assistant-and-assistant-andor-associate-professor-in-ethnic-studies-latinaox-studies
11/16: Zoom interview requested x3
California State University, Los Angeles (California). Assistant Professor Central American Studies (Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies Department). Deadline: Oct 4, 2021. TT/FT. https://www.calstatela.edu/2022/college-ethnic-studies/es-chic-ttf
Zoom interview requested: 10/20
Campus Visit Scheduled: 11/5
California State University, Sacramento (Sacramento, CA/USA). Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies/Chicanx and Latinx Studies. Department of Ethnic Studies at Sacramento State. Deadline: Dec 1, 2021. TT/FT. https://careers.csus.edu/en-us/job/505344/tenure-track-faculty-ethnic-studieschicanx-and-latinx-studies
Coe College (Cedar Rapids, IA/USA). Assistant Professor of Spanish: Transatlantic Studies. (Desirable subspecialties: Caribbean literature/culture; race/Afro-Latin studies; indigenous cultures.) TT, FT. Deadline: Nov. 20, 2021. https://apply.interfolio.com/96372
Northwestern University (Evanston, Illinois). Assistant Professor of Latina, Latino, and Latinx Studiess in the Latina and Latino Studies Program at Northwestern University. Specialization: Scholars specializing in Afro-Latinidades, Indigeneity, environmental justice, and/or expressive cultures, including sound and media studies, grounded in U.S. Latina/o/x communities. TT/FT. Deadline: October 15, 2021. https://jobs.chronicle.com/job/383332/assistant-professor-in-latinx-studies/
11/15 Received request for interview
12/6 Rejection did not make it as finalist
Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY). Assistant Professor-Cultural Anthropology-Migration, Movement and Resettlement. Specialization: We are looking for expertise in migration, movement and resettlement; citizenship and urban environment; and language, culture and society. Deadline: Oct 1, 2021. https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/88877
Texas State University (San Marcos, TX). Assistant Professor in Cultural Anthropology. Specialization: cultural anthropologist with an applied focus on contemporary Latinx studies. Deadline: Sept 15, 2021. TT/FT. https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35262
Zoom interview (first-round) 12/6
University of California, Irvine (California). Chicano/Latino Studies Assistant Professor. Specialization Open. Deadline: Oct 15, 2021. TT/FT. https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/JPF07047
Campus Visit Notification: 11/5
University of California, Santa Cruz (California). Latin American and Latino Studies: Assistant Professor of Migrant Health and Social Justice. Deadline: Dec 1, 2021. TT/FT. https://recruit.ucsc.edu/JPF01148
Letters of recommendation requested
University of Illinois, Chicago (Chicago, IL). Assistant Professor in Global Migration. Specialization: the study of borders and migration with a focus on the Americas on topics including but not limited to: (i) migration and border governance, (ii) securitization and illicit economies, (iii) human mobility and human rights, (iv) transnational migrant justice movements, (v) indigeneity across borders, (vi) migration and health, (vii) migration and climate, and (viii) the transnational environmental politics of the border. Deadline: October 15, 2021. https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=150412
10/29 Received request for writing sample and letters of rec
11/12 Received request for interview
11/23 Informed that they selected finalists.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Assistant Professor of English (Latinx Literature and Culture)
11/19: Request for Interview
02/18: Any updates?
University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), Assistant/Associate Professor in Latinx Studies
Zoom Interview Requested 11/11: 1X
11/29: Any updates?
University of Minnesota (Minnesota). Associate Professor and Chair in Chicana/o/x and/or Latina/o/x studies. Specialization Open. TT/FT. Deadline: Nov 1, 2021. Job ID: 342865. Must search job listing on UMN's HR Website.
University of Richmond (Richmond, VA). LALIS: Assistant Professor in Latinx Studies. Specialization: concentration in such areas as Afro-Latinx studies, Latinx and Caribbean literatures and cultures, migration studies, Latinx indigeneities, particularly as they engage with intersectionalities of race, gender, class, and other social constructs. Deadline: November 15, 2021. https://richmond.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=1&id=2335&fbclid=IwAR00fHpFy-o9MsznapLeVcuJos8FkMqoEp-ObmK7VkyHygm93X2ekNNAtTg
University of Tampa (Tampa, FL, USA). Assistant Professor of English, specializing in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, with potential concentrations in African American studies, Latinx studies, or colonialism. Review of applications begins 11/20/21. TT/FT. https://utampa.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty/job/Tampa/Assistant-Professor-in-Critical-Race-and-Ethnic-Studies_R0005861-1
University of Texas at Austin (Austin, Texas). Assistant Professor in Department of Mexican American & Latina/o Studies. Deadline: Oct 15, 2021. TT/FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/94394
Zoom Interview Requested: 10/25
Campus Visit Scheduled: 11/1
Notification of rejection after campus visit: 12/3
University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX). Assistant Professor of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and Women's and Gender. Deadline: November 1, 2021. TT/FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/95756
University of Washington (Seattle, WA). Assistant Professor: Law, Societies & Justice. Specialization: social scientific study of race/ethnicity as it relates to law, rights, and justice. Deadline: September 30, 2021. https://apply.interfolio.com/90932
Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN). Assistant Professor, Cultural Anthropology. Specialization: Latinx migration, with a focus on Latinx children and youth. We are open to applicants working with migrants from any region of Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Diverse and innovative theoretical perspectives are encouraged, especially those engaging critical childhood studies, critical border studies, or critical work on race and gender. While we are open to candidates studying Latin American/Caribbean migration in any area of the USA, we specifically encourage candidates working in the southern United States. Deadline: November 1, 2021. https://apply.interfolio.com/94549
Invitation to Zoom interview & request for letters of reference: 12/07
01/12/22--invited to campus interview with accompanying requests for course evaluations & updated CV
Vassar College (New York). Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latinx Studies. Specialization: Social Science/Immigration, Race, and Racial Bias. Deadline: Nov 8, 2021. TT/FT. https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/2148 (This hire is part of a 5-position Cluster Hire at Vassar).
[Dec 6] Interview Request (x2)
[Dec 19]. Any updates/finalists?
[01/20/22] I asked about timeline in my video interview and was informed they wouldn't announce finalists till late January. So it should be coming soon. Good luck, everyone.
Yale University (Connecticut). Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies. Specialization: Open. Deadline: Oct 1, 2021. TT/FT
10/05-Request for letters of recommendation: 4X
10/22-Request for more materials (additional writing samples and 1-2 course syllabi): 2X
10/25 - Zoom Interview Request 6X
11/12 - Rejection x2
SUNY New Paltz (New York). Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature in the U.S.
10/25 - Zoom Interview Request: x2
11/29: Any updates?
11/30: Campus interviews scheduled (calls made last week).
Jobs with 2022 Application Deadlines (Alphabetical order)
California Polytechnic State University - Pomona (Pomona, CA). Assistant Professor in Political Science. The faculty member will have a teaching and scholarly expertise that emphasizes critical approaches to political theory with a specialized knowledge in one or more of the four historically racialized groups: Native Americans, African Americans, Latina/o Americans, and/or Asian Americans. Deadline: Jan. 14, 2022. TT/FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/99983
California Polytechnic State University - Pomona (Pomona, CA). Assistant Professor in Sociology. Position search is specialized in Ethnic Studies (Indigenous, Black, Asian American Pacific Islander, and Desi, or Latinx Studies), Sociology Ethnic Studies courses, including Demography and Public Policy, Race and Ethnic Relations, Immigration and Migration, Transnationalism and Diaspora, or The Residues of Colonization: Contemporary Realities. Deadline: Jan. 10, 2022. TT/FT. https://apply.interfolio.com/99215
California State University, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA). Assistant Professor of Chicana(o) and Latina(o) Studies with a focus on Cultural History/Cultural Politics. Deadline: Jan 15, 2022. TT/FT. https://www.calstatela.edu/2022/college-ethnic-studies/es-chic-ttf2
Updates: 02/17/22, first round of interviews
DePaul University (Chicago, IL). Postdoctoral Humanities Fellowship in Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies. Deadline: Open Until Filled. (Job posted on 12/23/2021). Two, 2-year Postdocs available. One in Black Studies and One in Latinx Studies. Teaching Postdoc load: 1/1/1. NT/FT. https://academics.depaul.edu/faculty-jobs/Pages/position-detail.aspx?dpusearchbyid=371494 (Job ID: 88711)
Received rejection 5/11/2022
San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA). Assistant Professor, Latina/Latino Studies. Specialization: Community Health, Indigeneity, and/or Central American Communities. Deadline: Jan. 10, 2022. TT/FT. https://careers.pageuppeople.com/873/sf/en-us/job/507507/assistant-professor-latinalatino-studies
2/4: Zoom Interview Request
2/18: Any updates? x1
Stanford University, Clayman Institute for Gender Research (Stanford, CA) Postdoctoral Fellow in gender/ intersectionality/feminisms. 2-year term. Application opens 12/01/2022, Deadline: 01/06/2022. NT/FT, details and Interfolio application link at https://gender.stanford.edu/fellowships/postdoctoral-research-fellowships
Southwestern Community College District (La Jolla, CA). Assistant Professor of Mexican American Studies (Chicano/Chicana Studies). TT/FT. Deadline: Feb 11, 2022. https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/3711
Syracuse University - Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature and Culture - Tenure Track (Languages Dept) The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full-time academic year, tenure track, Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature and Culture. Appointee must be available to start on August 22, 2022. https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/90013?fbclid=IwAR2GG26GeSxuDo_ErHkebAuv5-gMGmrGXtSczC8LaXIat96mq2_RKlSO4SE (Priority Consideration 5 January 2022)
University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Assistant Professor of Central American Literature and Culture. Specializations: Central American literary and cultural studies with emphasis on film/visual cultures, environmental humanities, afro-descendant diasporas and/or legal studies (open historical period). Deadline: Jan 10, 2022. TT/FT. https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02977
University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Associate Professor: Chicanx and/or Latinx History (Latinx Cluster Hiring Initiative). Specializations: Im/migration, Afro-Latinidades, relational race and ethnicity, and/or the nineteenth century are particularly encouraged to apply (open historical period). Deadline: Jan 10, 2022. TT/FT. https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF02990
University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning (Latinx Cluster Hiring Initiative). Specializations: Nuanced approaches to themes of urban, suburban, and metropolitan inequalities; climate change and the city; and/or transnational approaches to urban planning Deadline: Jan 31, 2022. TT/FT. https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03054
2/24 Rejection: x1
University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA). Associate Professor: Ethnic Studies (Latinx Cluster Hiring Initiative). Specializations: Latinx Feminist Gender and Sexuality Studies. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar working in any historical period, whose research critically engages Latinx studies in comparative and relational ways. While open to a variety of topics and approaches, we especially welcome applications from scholars working on Afro Latinx contexts. Deadline: Jan 31, 2022. TT/FT. https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03015
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign (Champaign, IL). Full/Associate Professor of Latina Latino Studies. Specializations: Afro-Latinidades, Afro-indigenous studies, and relational ethnic studies. Areas of special consideration include but not are not limited to queer of color critique, disability studies, and environmental justice. Deadline: Jan 10, 2022. TT/FT. https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board/job-details?jobID=154081&job=liberal-arts-sciences-associate-full-professor-latina-latino-studies-154081
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA). Lecturer in Critical Race and Ethnicity studies to teach in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program. Accepting applications through Feb. 15 (extended). Non-Tenure, Full-Time, with opportunities for promotion. https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=21008808&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FNew_York
Updates: 1/4/22: The online application system can't accept letters of recommendation, so applicants wishing to send letters now should have them emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Word on the Street
- Has anyone who had the Georgia State University Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Latinx Studies interview in January heard anything back?
- Has anyone who had the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies interview in January heard anything back?
- Ojo! Note that UC San Diego has announced (as of Sept 2021) a Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative (LCHI). They plan to hire 10-14 Tenure Line faculty. See here on page 6: https://www.ucop.edu/faculty-diversity/_files/reports/adv-fac-div-2021-22-prelim-report.pdf Word on the street is that it will be in these departments: History, Urban Planning, Literature, Education, Anthropology, Sociology, Theater and Dance, Visual Arts, School of Management, Global Policy and Strategy.