Academic Jobs Wiki

Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Chicanx & Latinx Studies advertised during the 2023-2024 hiring season. This page is for jobs that begin in 2024.

6/6/24 Page for 2025 is now available: Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2024-2025

Last year's page: Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2022-2023

See also Ethnic Studies 2023-2024, Queer/Women's/Gender Studies 2023-2024, African & African American Studies 2023-2024 Anthropology 2023-2024, Critical Theory 2023-2024, Comparative Literature 2023-2024, and Philosophy 2023-2024, plus Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2023-2024 and Spanish and Portuguese 2023-2024


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 2023-2024[]

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Salaries/Start-up Funds[]


Campus Interviews[]

  • 2/6 SFSU TT Latinx Sexualities- campus visit scheduled
  • 2/6 Pitzer (CA). TT Chicano Studies. - campus visit scheduled
  • 12/21 CPP Ethnic and Women's Studies TT in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies - campus visits scheduled.
  • UW AES campus visits completed

Zoom/Skype/Phone Interviews[]

  • 12/18 Kennesaw State (GA) TT Latinx/Chicanx English interviews scheduled
  • 12/6 Pitzer (CA). TT Chicano Studies. Interview notifications sent out.
  • 12/7 UT San Antonio Latinx Lit and Cultures. Interview notifications sent out.
  • 12/7 UW AES interview request sent out

Conference Specific Interviews[]

Additional Materials Requested[]



Word on the street[]

  • 11/6 - Has anyone heard from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, US (Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies, TT) search? R1.Nothing yet (11/17) R2: zoom interview 12/15 R3. Zoom interview 12/15 nothing since then. I think people already got campus visit scheduled.
  • 11/23 - Has anyone heard from Occidental (Melon-first year)? Rejection
  • 11/30-Anyone hear from UTSA or New Mexico State? R1 Still waiting to hear from UTSA. anyone else? (12/5) R2: Deadline was pushed back to mid-November, expect it will be a little longer. R1 Request for interview (12/7)
  • 12/4-Has anyone heard from the University of Washington?R1 Nothing yet. I'm also wondering if they have reached out for Zoom interviews (12/5) R2 Their website shows a department meeting scheduled for tomorrow. I suspect they might send them out after if they haven't done so already. (12/5) R3: Request for interview (12/6). R4: Welp, I didn't hear back last week so the writing is on the wall. Good luck to the finalists. R5: Is it confirmed they have moved on to campus visits?
  • 12/5 - Anyone heard from University of Oregon (English or Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies)? R1: Nothing for the English job yet (12/7) Any news on the English LatinX position? (1/3) It feels way too late now, but any word on the English position? (1/4) I've still not heard anything from them. R2: Haven't heard anything either, haven't seen anything posted anywhere. (1/7) R3: Met someone at MLA who has a campus visit. R4: I had a Zoom interview with the UO (English dept) on 12/14, haven't heard anything since. (1/9)
  • 12/10 - Texas A&M Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor of Afro-Latin and Latin American Indigenous Studies, updates?
  • 12/10 - Georgetown University Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, any news? R1: no
  • 12/11 - Anyone heard from Cornell or USC? R1: interviews this week 12/10 OP: For which one? R2: Cornell Latinx has Zooms out. So does USC.
  • 12/20- Any word on campus visits from Pitzer?
  • 1/1/24 - UCSC has moved onto finalists for campus visits
  • 1/6/24 - Any news from Cornell or UCLA? R1: See above--Cornell has done interviews already, nothing yet noted for UCLA (1/7) OP: Anyone know if Cornell has moved on to campus visits?
  • 1/8/24 - Any word from UTSA about campus interviews?
  • 1/31/24-Rejection email from Harvard EMR
  • 1/31/24- Any updates on UCLA? R1: Had Zoom interview. Waiting to hear about campus visit. R2: Any word on campus visits?
  • 1/31/24-Any news from Davidson college on campus visits?
  • 2/14/24- Any news from UCSD? R1: campus visits are happening now
  • 2/16/24-USC (Latinx) offer made.
  • 2/16/24-Cornell (Latinx) offer made
  • 2/26/24-Any word on CU Boulder post-campus visits?

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


Applicant Current Status / Academic Rank:

  • ABD (will finish this academic year): 3
  • ABD (currently in one-year, VAP, PhD Completion Fellowship, visiting instructor, lecturer or adjunct position):
  • Ph.D. in hand (one-year, VAP, Lecturer, post-doc, instructor, adjunct):1
  • Ph.D. in hand (TT):
  • Ph.D. in hand (unable to find academic employment at the moment):
  • Ph.D. in hand (currently working outside of academia):
  • Adjunct Faculty:
  • Assistant Professor: 1
  • Associate Professor:
  • Full Professor:
  • Committee member:
  • Other:

Field of Interest:

  • CH/LX Humanities: 1
  • CH/LX Social Sciences (not Education): 1
  • CH/LX Interdisciplinary Education: 0
  • Cultural Studies: 2

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: 1
  • Over 60: 0

Jobs for 2024[]


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

Memorial University (NL, Canada) - TT Assistant Professor in the History of Race, Colonialism and/or Diaspora[]

Specialization: Open

Deadline: April 1, 2024.,%20Colonialism%20and%20Diaspora.pdf

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Lecturer in Latinx Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at Harvard University seeks applications for a Lecturer position in Latinx Studies with expertise in some combination of the following areas: comparative ethnic studies; intersections with Indigenous and/or Black studies; colonization and decolonization; migration and diaspora studies; and human rights. We are particularly interested in candidates whose courses would put multiple genres, disciplines, geographical areas, and/or historical periods in dialogue, situating ethnic, racial, and social dynamics in a transnational and global context.

The Lecturer will teach a 2:2 course load in a combination of lecture and seminar-style courses for primarily undergraduates. We are a growing program, and we seek a candidate who can actively contribute to the intellectual life and growth of EMR, including advising undergraduate students interested in Latinx Studies.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. It is for three years, with the second and third year dependent on a satisfactory performance review in the first year. A doctorate in a related discipline is required by the time the appointment begins.

Required materials, to be submitted through the ARIeS portal (

Review of applications will begin January 12, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA.

Teaching Faculty I, University Honors Program. 1/16/2024. NT. FT.

University of Washington - Seattle, WA, US

Assistant Professor in Chicano/a/x/Latino/a/x Studies, field open, TT, full-time / Review begins November 15


The department of American Ethnic Studies at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Chicano/a/x/Latino/a/x Studies starting on September 16, 2024. American Ethnic Studies draws upon interdisciplinary, intersectional, comparative, and transnational frameworks to explore dynamic relations of race and power within the United States and larger diasporic and global contexts. The successful candidate is expected to produce and actively engage in public-facing scholarship to advance a rich and emerging field of scholarship, as well as to mentor a diverse student body.

The successful candidate will also teach comparative and ethnic-specific courses, including Chicano/a/x Studies 101 (Introduction to Chicano/a/x Studies). The teaching load consists of four courses per year, and tenure-track faculty have an annual service period of nine months (September 15 through June 16). The University of Washington is a large, urban, public, R1 university located at the heart of Seattle. All University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service.

Washington State Law requires that this ad list a binding salary range. The base salary range for this position will be $8,900 - $13,000 per month on a 9-month basis ($80,100 - $117,000 annually), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.


By the time of the appointment, applicants must have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in the area of Chicano/a/x/Latino/a/x Studies, History, or Ethnic Studies, or a related field, such as American Studies, Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies, or any field in the Humanistic Social Sciences. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Chicana Studies
  • Northwest Chicano/a/x/Latino/a/x Communities
  • Indigeneity, Empire, and Colonialism
  • Gender/Sexual/Queer/Transgender Studies
  • Diasporic and Transborder Communities
  • Comparative/Relational Central American and Chicano/a/x Studies
  • Public Health and Environmental Issues
  • Media and Visual Arts Studies

Application Instructions[]

Interested applicants are requested to submit the following materials via Interfolio

University of Illinois - Springfield, Springfield, IL, US

Assistant Professor, field open, TT, full time / Reviews begin 10 December

The University of Illinois Springfield invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant professor to begin August 16, 2024, serving a major in Liberal Studies and minors in African American Studies and/or Women and Gender Studies. Applicants are invited to affiliate with the newly formed Institute for Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Social Justice. We seek a specialist in interdisciplinary or intersectional studies, multicultural and ethnic studies, Black studies, women's and gender studies, sexuality studies, or related area. Engagement with the campus community is expected and presence in the local community is strongly encouraged and valued.

Full information & application here:

University of Texas at San Antonio, TX, US [DEADLINE EXTENDED][]

Assistant Professor of Latinx Literatures & Cultures, TT, full time

The Department of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2024 in Latina/ o/ x Literatures and Cultures. Candidates may specialize in any aspect of Latina/ o/ x Literatures, preferably with an emphasis on the literatures of the U.S./ Mexico border; postcolonial/ decolonial theory; literary and cultural formations of Latinidad both regionally and globally; and/ or trans- and multi-disciplinary approaches to Latinx studies.  Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in English, Latinx or Chicanx Studies, or a related discipline by July 2024.  Candidates will be expected to contribute to multiple degree programs, including a robust Ph.D. program that offers students opportunities for advanced study and research in cross-cultural, transnational approaches to English language and literary studies, with coursework required in U.S. Latina/o literature and the theory and practice of teaching composition.  Our recently revised undergraduate curriculum includes required courses in postcolonial/ decolonial literature and theory and borders, race, and literature.  

UTSA is a leading public Hispanic-Serving, Carnegie Research One institution with the expectation of and support for a vigorous and ongoing research agenda.  Teaching load is 2/2 with opportunities for release time for research.  Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  

Applicants must apply online and submit (as a single pdf file) a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants will be accepted until the position is filled. However, the priority review date for applications is November 17, 2017.  To ensure fullest consideration, please submit materials on or before this date.  Please also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent directly to by November 17.  Preliminary screening interviews will take place online in mid-December.     

Priority Review Deadline: 11/17/23 [extended from 11/6/23]; applications accepted until position is filled.

Columbia University, NY, US

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in US Latinx History, TT, full time

Candidates may specialize in any period and in any field of US Latinx history broadly conceived, including but not limited to the histories of peoples from Mexico, Central America, and the Hispanophone Caribbean and their descendants in the U.S.

Deadline: 10/16/23

Occidental College (Los Angeles, CA, USA). Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of English (Mellon Postdoc with reduced teaching load in first year). Multiethnic American Literature. Deadline: 10/16.

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR). Assistant Professor of Multi-Ethnic American Literature. Deadline Oct. 15, 2023 FT/TT

The School of Writing, Literature and Film at Oregon State University invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in 20th and 21st century American Literatures with specialization in African-American, Latinx-, or Asian-American Literatures beginning Fall 2024. We especially welcome candidates with a clear commitment to inclusive pedagogies and fostering access for marginalized, underrepresented students. Information of the job application is available here:

This Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position consists of teaching (45%), research (45%), and service (10%). The teaching load is five courses over three quarters annually (fall, winter, and spring terms). Teaching responsibilities include lower-division undergraduate literature courses, upper-division courses, and/or graduate seminars in relevant literary traditions, including topics of the candidate’s design. Mentoring of students is expected, including advising of graduate students in our MA program in Literature and Culture. We seek a candidate whose scholarship adds to the intellectual vibrancy of our community, and that shows potential for distinction in their field. The position includes mentoring and support for advancing one’s scholarship. Service includes committee work for the School and College.

All candidates must have a strong record of teaching and a Ph.D. in Literature, or a closely related field, by the time of appointment. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at the OSU School of Writing, Literature, and Film website:

Oregon State University is a public R1 land-grant institution committed to public outreach and engagement and motivated by diversity, inclusion, and social justice. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to these core values.

Randolph College (USA:VA) - Non-TT, American Culture

  • Visiting Scholar of American Culture. Two-year appointment at the assistant professor level. Specialization open but encourages applicants with strengths in interdisciplinary fields such as African-American Studies, Asian American Studies, Latino/a Studies, Native American Studies, and Gender Studies
  • Qualifications: Ph.D., well-advanced ABD, or equivalent; evidence of scholarly achievement or promise; and success in teaching undergraduates
  • The teaching load is three courses per semester. In the fall, the candidate will teach courses in their field. In the spring, the candidate will teach one additional class in their area and two courses in Randolph's signature and travel-oriented American Culture Program.
  • Application includes a letter of interest, CV, and three names of references. In their cover letter, candidates should address teaching philosophy and how diversity informs their teaching, scholarship, and service.
  • Review of applications will begin February 1, 2024.

Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, US

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies, TT, full time

Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies Field Group in conjunction with the Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o Latina/o Studies at the Claremont Colleges invites applications for a tenure-track position at Pitzer College at the Assistant Professor level, with a focus on Gender, Sexuality and Latinx/e Studies. Candidates with interdisciplinary training and a strong theoretical foundation in the intersections of gender, sexuality (including Queer and Transgender studies), labor, class, Indigeneity, and/or cultural studies are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 10/15/2023

Texas Christian Unviersity, Fort Worth, TX, US

Assistant Professor of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies, TT, full time

The Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) at Texas Christian University invites applications for up to two tenure-stream positions, at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2024. Scholars of all time periods and specializations in any humanities or social sciences discipline within Black Studies and Latinx Studies are encouraged to apply and will receive full consideration. We are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching interests that include (but are not limited to): Gender, Comparative Approaches (Afro-Latinx, Afro-Asian, etc), Social Movements, Black Southern Studies, Decolonial Studies and/or Queer of Color Critique.

Deadline: 10/2/23

Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Assistant Professor of English, Tenure-Track, full time.

The English Department of Westmont College invites applicants for an Americanist with interests in Latin America and/or the Caribbean. Start date for this position is August 2024. Review of applications will begin October 2023.