Assistant Professor in Political Science: Latin American or Latino Studies
- Lehigh University, Department of Political Science
- Bethlehem, PA
The Department of Political Science and Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program at Lehigh University seek to hire an Assistant Professor to begin in the fall term of the 2018 academic year. The position will be a joint appointment in Political Science (the department of tenure) and LALS. We are looking for a colleague with a demonstrated record of achievement in U.S. domestic Latinx Studies (in such areas as Latinx and Caribbean communities, Latinx civic engagement, immigration, labor issues, and gender studies) and/or comparative Latin American politics with a focus on transnationalism in Latino communities. The candidate should be committed to creative scholarship and teaching which complement and augment the LALS program’s interdisciplinary strengths. The normal teaching load for this position is two courses each semester, which will be cross-listed in political science and LALS.
The university offers a competitive salary commensurate with rank and Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
Completed applications are due by October 1, 2017. They must include a letter of interest, a current CV, three letters of reference, and representative reprints of any publications. These materials should be submitted online by accessing https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9250
Lehigh University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Recognized among the nation's premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students. Lehigh University is located in Bethlehem, PA., a vibrant and historic area. Over 820,000 people live in the Lehigh Valley, which is in close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. Interested applicants are invited to visit the Political Science Department website: https://polisci.cas2.lehigh.edu/ and the Lehigh Work/Life Balance for Faculty Web site: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html
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