Assistant/Associate Professor in Latinx Studies

The Department of English & Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor to teach a 2/2 teaching load in Latinx Studies with an emphasis on Latinx literature and related forms of cultural production. We seek a candidate with strong scholarly potential and achievement whose research and pedagogy are focused on one or more of the following areas: Afro-Latinx literary and cultural production (including intermedia forms) with consideration of the African Diaspora and legacies of enslavement in the Americas; Latinx environmentalisms and environmental justice from various intersectional perspectives; medical humanities (with an emphasis on public health issues); and Latinx educational experiences within and beyond U.S. educational systems. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in several of the above areas and must demonstrate a commitment to expanding the offerings and reach of The UNC Latina/o Studies Program (, which was established in 2004 and is the first of its kind in the Southeast. The courses of The UNC Latina/o Studies Program (including an Introduction to Latinx Studies) are primarily geared to the needs of the undergraduate Minor (LTNO) in Latina/o Studies with a growing student enrollment. The successful candidate will also serve the needs of graduate students by teaching a graduate course in Latinx Studies every two years. The overall duties of this position involve teaching, research, and service, the latter inclusive of public humanities engagement. 

Similar searches: Comparative literature, Full-time, 4-year college or university, Criticism and theory, English, Cultural studies, Professor, Assistant, Professor, Associate, Film and media studies, Gender and women's studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Literature, African American, Literature, global anglophone, Literature, other minority, North Carolina