Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Chicanx & Latinx Studies advertised during the 2022-2023 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2023.

Next year's page: Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2023-2024

Last year's page: Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2021-2022

See also Ethnic Studies 2022-2023, Queer/Women's/Gender Studies, African & African American Studies 2022-2023 Anthropology, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature, and Philosophy, plus Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2022-2023,


Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution. You can format the School and Title as "Sub-heading 2" so that it shows up in the automatically generated contents list. Format any other information as "Paragraph."

  1. 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

For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)

Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.

Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street.

RECENT ACTIVITY on Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2022-2023[]

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Salaries/Start-up Funds[]


  • 3/4 UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Chicanx-Latinx Literatures in English, Department of English, offer accepted

Campus Interviews[]

  • 2/17 SFSU, Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies, Campus visit invitations
  • 2/17 UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Chicanx Literature, Chicana/o Studies, Campus visit invitations
  • 1/31 Southwestern University, Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature. Campus visit invitation.
  • 1/28 SFSU, Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies, Campus visit invitation.
  • 1/18 TLU, Assistant Professor of Chicanx/Latinx Studies and Director of CMAS. X2
  • 1/5: UCLA, Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature. Campus visit invitation.
  • 12/23 LMU, Assistant Professor of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies, Campus visit invitation.
  • 12/19: NMSU, Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature and Culture. Campus visit invitation.
  • 12/14: UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Chicanx/Latinx Literatures, English dept. Campus visit invitation.

Zoom/Skype/Phone Interviews[]

  • 1/17 SFSU, Assistant Professor of Latina/o Studies, Zoom interview request
  • 1/9 UC Davis, Assistant Professor of Chicanx Literature, Chicana/o Studies, Zoom interview request. —> do folks know if letter writers were contacted for this Zoom interview request? 1/12 Yes! 1/13
    • Any update on campus visit invitation? (1/24)-> 1/26: Invitations were sent out on 12/14 -> For English, but has anyone heard from Davis Chicana/o Studies Department? 1/29?
  • 1/3: Southwestern University, Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature, Zoom interview request. x3
  • 12/16: Barnard College, Assistant Professor of American Studies, Zoom interview request.
  • 12/15: UCLA, Assistant Professor of Latinx literature, English dept. Zoom interview request.
  • 12/9: Texas Lutheran, Assistant Professor of Mexican American Studies and CMAS director First zoom interview requested x 2
  • 12/8: LMU, (Latinx Studies) First round interview
  • 12/5: Yale, (Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity) Zoom interview request
  • 12/4 UC Davis, Latinx/Chicanx lit (English department), Zoom interview request: 2X
  • 11/22: Northwestern (Latinx literature and culture) Zoom interview request
  • 11/21: UPenn (Literatures and cultures of the global south) Zoom interview request
  • 11/17: U of Washington (Latinx literature and culture) Zoom interview request
  • 11/16 Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania). Assistant Professor in Latinx Studies. First round Interviews took place two weeks ago.

Conference Specific Interviews[]

Additional Materials Requested[]

11/21: Yale (Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity) Request for more materials

12/15: Southwestern University (Latinx Lit and Culture) requested more materials




Word on the street[]

List NEW information at top. Please post "Have you heard?" questions below, under Word on the Street

  • Anything from Sacramento State after Zoom interviews? (3/8)
  • Any news from the Department of Black and Latino Studies at Baruch College? (2/23)
  • Has anyone heard from the Ethnic Studies and Women's Studies Department at Cal State Pomona? (2/13)
  • Any updates post-campus visit for Yale's search in Race, Diaspora and Indigeneity (within their English department)? (2/9) X2
  • Has anyone heard about campus visits from UC Davis Chicana/o Studies department? (2/1) R1: No, nothing yet (2/7)
  • Did anyone else get a Zoom interview request from Sacramento State (Literatures of the Americas position)? I was invited just a couple of hours ago, and they are starting interviews tomorrow. Was I just on their back-up list or are they sending out invitations super last minute to everyone? (1/30)
    • (2/6) I was also invited last week and did the interview last week. Seems like they just have a rushed timeline.
  • Any news post-campus visit at UW (Seattle) for their Assistant Professor in Latinx Literature and Culture search? (1/23) X2
  • Has anyone heard about campus visits from University of Arizona/s Border Studies search post-zoom? (1/9)
  • Has anyone heard about campus visits from Northwestern's Latinx Literature and Culture search? (12/11)
  • Has anyone heard about campus visits from the University of Washington's Latinx Literature and Culture search? (12/11)
  • Has anyone heard from Yale's Assistant Professor position in the Department of English Language and Literature, specializing in Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from Stony Brook University's IDEA Fellows? (12/3) R1: Campus virtual interviews have been sent and some may remain for January.
  • Has anyone heard from Illinois Wesleyan University's Assistant Professor of American Literatures? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from Stanford University's IDEAL Provostial Fellows for Studies in Race and Ethnicity? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from Pomona's Fred and Dorothy Chau Postdoctoral Fellowship? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from University of North Carolina's Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from UC Davis Assistant/Associate Professor position in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies? (12/3)
  • Has anyone heard from Georgetown's Assistant Professor position in Transnational/Global Feminist, Queer, and Trans Studies & Approaches to Literatures, Media, and Cultures? (12/3)

Free Advice (Especially for colleagues new to the market)[]

General Questions & Inquiries


Applicant Current Status / Academic Rank:

  • ABD (will finish this academic year): 2
  • ABD (currently in one-year, VAP, PhD Completion Fellowship, visiting instructor, lecturer or adjunct position): 0
  • Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, post-doc, instructor, adjunct): 2
  • Ph.D. in hand (TT): 2
  • Ph.D. in hand (unable to find academic employment at the moment): 0
  • Ph.D. in hand (currently working outside of academia): 0
  • Adjunct Faculty: 2
  • Assistant Professor: 0
  • Associate Professor: 0
  • Full Professor: 0
  • Committee member: 0
  • Other: 1

Field of Interest:

  • CH/LX Humanities: 0
  • CH/LX Social Sciences (not Education): 0
  • CH/LX Interdisciplinary Education: 0
  • Cultural Studies: 0

How many applications do you plan on sending this year?

  • Between 1 and 10: 0
  • Between 10 and 20: 0
  • Between 20 and 30: 0
  • Between 30 and 40: 0
  • Over 40: 0
  • Over 60: 0

Jobs Postings[]

List NEW information at top, NOT in alphabetical order as we have previously done. This is a change that has been requested in previous years and it's one that makes sense. Please post "Have you heard?" questions above, under Word on the Street


EXAMPLE UNIVERSITY FORMAT (STATE / COUNTRY). Position Rank and Title (Tenure-Line or Not / Contract Length Info). Specialty. Deadline. Link to Job ad

  1. Idaho State University (Pocatello, ID). Assistant Professor of English in Latino, Latina, Latinx Literature. The Department of English and Philosophy at Idaho State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position in English at the rank of Assistant Professor (3/3 teaching load). We seek applicants with an active research agenda in American literature, with an established record of excellence in teaching and a specialization related to Latino, Latina, Latinx; Chicano, Chicana, Chicanx; or Afro-Latino literature and cultures. The first round of interviews will be conducted via Zoom in late January or early February. Deadline for priority consideration originally December 15, 2022. Extended to December 31, 2022.
  2. Barnard College (New York). Assistant Professor, American Studies.: With Barnard’s proximity to Washington Heights, East Harlem, and the South Bronx, all historic centers of Latinx communities in the US, we welcome candidates in any aspect of Latinx Studies, and particularly those who specialize in interdisciplinary approaches to Dominican and/or Puerto Rican Studies. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research agenda and broad teaching interests. In addition to their areas of expertise, the candidate should be prepared to teach an introductory lecture course in American Studies and a methods seminar of their choice. Due: Oct 10, 2022.
  3. Baylor University (Waco, TX). Assistant Professor, American Literature: Latino/a, Chicano/a, Mexican American, Border Studies. The Department of English seeks a dynamic and creative scholar specializing in Latino/a, Chicano/a, Mexican American, Border, or related ethnic literatures. In addition to effective teaching of literature at the undergraduate and graduate levels, the successful candidate will demonstrate a strong research agenda in poetry, prose, or drama in this literature, develop and maintain a successful publication record, contribute to course design, direct graduate students’ research, and engage in service to the department and university. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a willingness to seek external funding in support of research. TT/FT. Deadline: December 2, 2022.
  4. Binghampton Univeristy (Binghampton, NY). Assistant Professor of the History of Race and Inequality in the U.S. TT.: Historian of Race and Inequality in the United States from any time period from the Colonial era to 1945 whose research focuses on African American, LatinX, and/or Indigenous populations. Due: Open until filled.
  5. Bucknell University (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania). Assistant Professor in Latinx Studies. TT.[1]: Disciplinary field is open. Expertise on Afro-Latinx populations who identify as having roots in territories across the Americas, including the Caribbean. Special given to candidates working on contemporary social movements whose actions critically address issues related to race, ethnicity, citizenship status, class, or gender. Ph.D. is required at the time of employment. Deadline October 15. 2022. TT/FT.
  6. California State University, Sacramento (CA) - TT Assistant Professor. Literatures of the Americas. The Department of English at California State University, Sacramento invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Literature, with a specialization in Literatures of the Americas, specifically pre- and early-nineteenth century. As part of a cluster of three positions— the others in the department of History and department of Humanities & Religious Studies— the successful applicant will have the opportunities to engage with fellow scholars of the Americas in related fields. The successful candidate will teach and develop courses focused on Literatures of the Americas. They will teach and advise in our English major, GE curriculum, and the MA program in Literature. We are particularly interested in potential colleagues with research/teaching interests that include, but are not limited to, transnational and/or transatlantic literatures such as Afro-Latinidad literatures, Indigenous literatures, Native American literatures, and/or Chicano/Latino/a literatures. Evidence of commitment to excellence as a teacher and active scholarly agenda required. Deadline December 2, 2022. For more information, please visit
  7. DePauw University (Greencastle, IN): Open Rank Professor of Fiction Writing and Latinx and/or African American Literature. FT/TT. Review begins October 14. DePauw's English Department seeks to hire a fiction writer whose work explores the intersections of race, identity and the lived experiences of people from Latinx and/or African American heritages. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach two courses per semester, including introductory creative writing courses, upper-level workshops in fiction writing, first-year seminar, and introductory literature courses in their specialty.
  8. Illinois State University (Normal, Illinois). Assistant Professor of Cultural or Linguistic Anthropology specializing in Latin America or Latino/a Studies: The Department of Sociology & Anthropology (SOA) and Latin American and Latino/a Studies (LALS) invite applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning August 16, 2023. We are seeking a TT hire for a Cultural or Linguistic Anthropologist specializing in Latin American or Latino/a Studies. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to produce high-quality scholarly research that can be published in peer-reviewed journals, the ability to teach courses in anthropology and Latin American studies as well as demonstrate their ability to mentor and work with diverse student populations and support the University’s commitment to our core values that support our efforts to create a more diverse, equitable, inclusive, and socially just institution. Due Oct 31, 2022
  9. Loyola Marymount University (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Two TT Positions in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies: One TT Assistant Professor, one open rank TT Assistant or Association Professor. Deadline November 15. The Department of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for two separate tenure-track positions to begin August 15, 2023, with the possibility of hiring one candidate at the rank of associate professor and the other at the rank of assistant professor. Applicants must have completed Ph.D. or appropriate terminal degree. While research focus is open, there is particular interest in ethnic studies and appropriate interdisciplinary Ph.D.s whose work focuses on one or more of the following areas: Afro-Latina/o/x studies, Indigenous studies, Central American studies, queer studies, and/or environmental justice. All applicants, regardless of Ph.D. discipline and area of expertise, should have research profiles that complement, but do not duplicate, existing departmental strengths. LMU values the teacher-scholar, therefore successful candidates will demonstrate a strong research agenda and an ability to incorporate their research within their courses in Chicana/o and Latina/o studies. The teaching load for tenure-track faculty across two years is 2-2-2-3. The ideal candidates will have a demonstrated ability to teach a variety of courses in Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, including the introductory class to the major and methods courses at both lower- and upper-division levels. Additionally, candidates should be able to show how they would develop courses in their areas of specialization for incorporation into LMU’s Core Curriculum. Engaged advising of diverse students is essential. The department places a high priority on diversity, social justice and decolonial pedagogies in fostering academic excellence. To apply, letter of application, curriculum vitae, two sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation. Final application deadline November 15, 2022. Application materials (in pdf format) should be uploaded along with the application via the LMU job portal. Workday has a limitation on the number of documents an applicant can upload (5 documents) as well as size limitation (5 MB). Documentation that exceeds the above referenced Workday limitation must be emailed to Prof. Mah y Busch at [[2]]. The letters of recommendation can be submitted by the recommender directly to Prof. Juan Mah y Busch, Search Committee Chair at [[3]].To ensure the safety and well-being of our community, Loyola Marymount University requires that all students, faculty, and staff are vaccinated or have been approved for a qualifying medical or religious exemption.
  10. San Francisco State University (San Francisco, CA). Assistant Professor Latina/o Studies, TT. The Department of Latina/Latino Studies at San Francisco State University, offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2023. We welcome applicants who focus on Latina/o Studies specializing in US Latina/o History and/or Central American Communities. We welcome and strongly encourage applications from queer and trans scholars and scholars with disabilities. Due November 28, 2022.
  11. University of California, Davis (Davis, CA). Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies, TT.Successful candidates will be expected to engage in research and teaching interests in: Chicanx literary history and theory and Chicanx aesthetics and cultural forms. Current areas of interest include but are not limited to decoloniality, Indigeneity, Central American studies, Afro Latinx studies, Marxist theory, racial capitalism, feminist studies, queer and trans Latinx studies, theater, mixed media and performance studies, as well as other emergent areas that would expand the department’s strengths. Successful candidates should address the social, political, and cultural implications of representation and social justice.  The Department of Chicana/o/x Studies at the University of California, Davis invites applicants with a PhD or an MFA for a tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Chicanx Literature and/or cultural production, broadly defined. Most recent review date: Monday, Dec 12, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: Friday, Jan 13, 2023 at 11:59pm
  12. University of California, Davis (Davis, CA). Department of English invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chicanx-Latinx literatures in English of any historical period, with attention to local, transnational, cross-border, and/or hemispheric geographies. Additional areas of interest in one or more of the following are welcome: Indigenous literary and cultural studies; disability studies; multilingualism and translation studies; media studies; gender and sexuality studies; futurisms and speculative fiction; environmental humanities. The successful applicant will teach a broad range of undergraduate courses, including introductory surveys and field-specific courses in both lecture and seminar formats, as well as graduate seminars. Ph.D. in English or a related field (Chicano/Latino Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnic Studies, etc.) is required and must be in hand by September 1, 2023. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a writing sample, three (3) letters of reference, and a statement of contributions to diversity through the online application form: Applications must be received by October 28, 2022 for fullest consideration.
  13. University of Oregon (Eugene, Oregon, USA). TT Assistant Professor in Global Studies (Global Political Economy focus). Disciplinary field is open. Deadline October 15. The Department of Global Studies at the University of Oregon seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Political Economy to start in Fall 2023. We seek a scholar who holds a Ph.D. in a relevant social science, humanities, or interdisciplinary program by the time of appointment and whose expertise addresses one or more of these areas in qualitative and/or quantitative perspective: economic globalization and its political and social impacts; international political economic institutions and processes; debt, dependency, and the legacies of colonization; and the relationships between global political economy, human development, and development strategies and policies. We are especially interested in candidates who take critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial approaches to the global political economy; and whose teaching and research complement core foci in our department, including food systems, education, global health and wellbeing, and environment and climate change.
  14. University of North Texas. Lecturer in Media Studies (Expertise Open, but Special Interest in Digital Media or Gaming Studies; Posting # F988P). Review of Applications Begins on 28 October 2022. Link:
  15. University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX) Assistant Professor of Latina/o/x Populations. TT. Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin is seeking to hire an assistant professor who focuses on Latina/o/x populations. The search is for a scholar who works in one or more fields, including but not limited to cultural sociology, criminology, political sociology, immigration studies, family, etc., with a focus on Latina/o/x populations. Due 09/26/22.
  16. University of Washington (Seattle, WA). Assistant Professor of Latinx Literatures and Cultures. The Department of English at the University of Washington, Seattle invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in Latinx Literature and Culture. Within this area of specialization, successful candidates will be expected to engage in research and teaching interests in: Latinx aesthetics and cultural forms, Latinx literary history, multi- or bilingual approaches to literary and cultural study, and decolonial approaches to literary and cultural study. We are also interested in candidates whose work engages with questions of: Latinx literature from the 19th and early 20th centuries, border writing and hemispheric American studies, Latinx indigeneity studies, Afro-Latinx studies, print culture and history of the book, transnational and diaspora studies, translation studies. Due October 15.
  17. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (Whitewater, Wi). Assistant Professor of Race and Ethnic Studies. African American or Latina/x/o Studies. The Race and Ethnic Studies Program in the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, seeks a tenure track Assistant Professor beginning August 2023 whose research and teaching interests are in African American or Latina/x/o Studies. Humanities, social science, and/or interdisciplinary approaches are preferred. Housed within the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, Race and Ethnic Studies (RES) is a growing program with a 40-year history at UW-Whitewater. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Race and Ethnic Studies, the Capstone in Race and Ethnic Studies, courses in the candidate’s area of expertise, as well as other courses to support the program. The candidate will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate students, results in publications, and contributes to advancing the program, department, university, profession, and society. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community. November 1, 2022. TT. FT.
  18. Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC). Assistant Professor and Director of US Latinx Minor Program. Direct the US Latinx Studies Minor program and teach primarily Latin American and Caribbean literature courses, developed by candidate and ranging from general Liberal Studies to focused MA courses. Demonstrable experience in area of US Latinx Studies and proficiency in English and Spanish. Director will administer the minor (with its own budget) and Latinx Learning Community and teach a 2/2 load. Duties include advising, recruiting, community outreach, interdisciplinary coordination, developing service learning/internship opportunities for students, convening and directing the advisory board, and organizing funded programming. PhD in English, Comparative Literature, Latinx literatures, or closely related field conferred on/before begin work date. Due 12/01/22. TT. FT.
  19. Yale University (New Haven, CT) Assistant Professor, Sociocultural Anthropology of Race, Ethnicity, and/or Indigeneity in Latin America. TT: Research and teaching profile that emphasizes the study of race, ethnicity, and/or indigeneity in Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Primary appointment will be in the Department of Anthropology, with a secondary appointment in the Program in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. Teaching (normally four courses per year) and service expectations will be divided between the two units. Due 10/15/22.