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Director of Latina/o Studies Program (Associate/Professor of Latina/o Studies)

College of the Liberal Arts, Pennsylvania State University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenure-track or similar
AOS Open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Location University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Job description

Director of Latina/o Studies Program (Associate/Professor of Latina/o Studies)

The Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts, invites applications and nominations for a senior, tenure-track position in Latina/o Studies. The appointee will serve a fixed term as the director of an independent Latina/o Studies Program. The responsibilities will include building the program and mentoring students, leading an upcoming search for another tenure-line Latino/a Studies faculty member, and teaching Latina/o curriculum in the undergraduate and graduate programs of the tenure-home department. The position is to be filled at the rank of tenured Associate or Professor and the preferred starting date is August 11, 2017. The field of specialization is open within the humanities and social sciences. The tenure home will be in one of the following departments within the College of the Liberal Arts: Comparative Literature; History; Philosophy; Political Science; Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese; or Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Responsibilities of every tenured faculty member also include maintaining an outstanding program of research and publication, and providing service to the academic units, College, and University. A Ph.D. in an academic discipline, substantial research and publication in Latina/o topics, and a successful record of teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including thesis and dissertation supervision, is required. Program or department administrative experience is highly desirable.

Interested parties should submit a formal letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the program please visit our website at http://www.latino.psu.edu/

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/874359

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Web address to apply http://apptrkr.com/874359
Hard deadline September 13, 2017, 2:36pm EST
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Time created September 13, 2016, 2:48pm EST
Scheduled expiry date April 1, 2017, 2:36pm EST
Last updated September 13, 2016, 3:20pm EST
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