Wiki page for Academic Jobs in Chicanx & Latinx Studies 2020-2021 advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.

See also AnthropologyCritical TheoryEthnic Studies, Comparative Literature, and Philosophy.

Instructions[edit | edit source]

Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.

  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.

Please contribute to transparency in the academy by adding yourself and your advisors to the Academic Tree project.

See also Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2020-2021 .

Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

College of the Holy Cross (USA:Mass). Visiting Faculty, Open Rank. Multiethnic & Latinx Literature. Deadline: 27 July 2020. NTT. FT. Job ad MLA Updates:

Central Washington University. Visiting faculty, Assistant Rank. History of Race and Law with Chicanx focus. Deadline: September (Reviewing). Job starts January, 2020 as part a recent NEH grant. NTT. FT. Job Ad. Updates: 

Central Washington University. Assistant Professor - Creative Writing/Director, El Centro Latinx for Latino & Latin American Studies Program. Deadline: November 7th. Job starts January 2021. Job Ad.

University of Portland (USA:OR). Associate Professor/Professor for Development of Ethnic Studies (Tenure-Track). Deadline: 15 November 2020. Job ad on Chronicle Jobs Updates: 

Applied: 1

Duke University

Latinx Studies Cluster Hire (open rank, FT)

Applied: 4x

11/6 request for teaching portfolio

Any updates? (11/23)

No updates so far (11/24) 2X

11/30 zoom interview

Thanks for the update. What department did or will you interview with?

12/14 notification from department of nomination to "super committee." does anyone know how many nominees from each department there are, or is it just one? Which dept? x 2 --> which department did you receive a notification from?--> from Lit

Any updates? (1/13) --> nothing from me, was told by the department that nominated me that it could be well into January before we find out next steps.

1/15 received email from super committee letting me know i wouldn't be moving on to the campus visit stage. i imagine for those who are you'll get an email from the department that nominated you soon.

Lafayette College (USA: PA). Assistant Professor of International Affairs (Tenure-Track; note: focus on transnational migration, post-colonialism, diaspora studies, etc.). Deadline: 17 February 2021. Job Ad on Interfolio.

Texas State University (San Marcos, TX)

Assistant Professor of Latinx Literature, FF/TT

Applied: 3X

Zoom interview scheduled (4 Dec.)

Any updates on campus interviews? (1/14)

Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

Assistant Professor of U.S. Latina/o/x Studies, FT/TT

Applied: 2X

12/16 -- received request to submit additional materials>> via email or interfolio? Email.>> Thanks for your reply! I asked because interfolio is asking me for more materials (12/18).

12/21-Received the following email from the department's admin assistant: "Interfolio may have prompted you to submit additional materials for the U.S. Latina/o/x Studies Tenure-Track position at Willliams College. This is the result of an editing error. Applications are under review and no additional materials are requested at this time."

12/21-Received the same email. The problem is that I had already requested the letters and now I don't know how to delete the Also, does that mean that they haven't selected candidates to the second phase yet?

Yes, no cuts have been made. If you asked for the letters via Interfolio and they haven't been sent, you can cancel the order under "Deliveries".

Any updates? (12/29)

Nothing over here (12/30)

01/06 Has anyone heard anything?

01/06 Nothing over here. I had sent them an email before the end of the year, but still haven’t heard from them

1/12 received invitation to interview>> Were you asked for additional materials too? Yes. >> Thank you for clarifying! I guess I didn't make the first cut, but good luck to you!

1/12 I just wish they would send a rejection email, especially in light of the error they made with interfolio last year.

San José State University (San José, CA)

Assistant Professor of Chicana/o Studies

Notice of Letters of Recommendation Requested 12/17: 1X

01/08–Any updates?

Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]

James Madison University (USA: VA). Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in Latina/o – Latinx history and the dynamics of shifting boundaries of race and ethnicity in the United States. The department especially welcomes applicants whose research and teaching focus on gender and sexuality and/or migration. Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. TT. FT. Job Ad.

Harvard University (USA: MA), Lecturer in History & Literature (NTT/FT). Deadline: 7 January 2021.

Stanford University (USA: CA). Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Clayman Institute for Gender Research (NT/FT). Deadline: 7 January 2021.

Nova Southeastern University (Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA). Assistant/Associate Professor of Digital Humanities with specialization in Ethnic Studies in the Department of Humanities and Politics. Deadline: Open until filled. NTT. FT.

Word on the Street[edit | edit source]

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