Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American Studies


Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is accepting applications for a two year position in Latin American cultural politics beginning Fall 2014, with the possibility of conversion to a regular position pending budgetary considerations and an academic and teaching review.


Hampshire College is an institution where teaching, along with intensive individual instruction and collaborative interdisciplinary work is emphasized. We welcome applicants with mixed methods approaches in their research and teaching. Applicants should have a specialization in contemporary Latin American Studies with research and teaching interests in social/cultural  movements on the continent (urban or rural), with a focus on race, indigeneity, gender, or sexuality.  We encourage applications from individuals with ethnographic fieldwork experience in these areas.  A Ph.D. degree in Anthropology, Sociology, or Latin American Studies at the time of appointment is required.


Position begins July 1, 2014 with review of resumes beginning October 25, 2013.  Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community.  We strongly encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply, including, but not limited to, women, people of color, and LGBT candidates.  We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit program.  Applicants should submit a letter describing teaching and scholarly interests, curriculum vita, sample syllabi, and three letters of reference to:


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