Tenure Track Appointment in the Department of Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, City University of New York

The Department of Latin American, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies at Lehman College, City University of New York, seeks to make a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in fall 2014. This is a joint appointment with the Department of African and African American Studies. We are seeking a specialist on Latin America whose research centers on the role of Africans in the making of the Americas; a specialist in the Black Atlantic; or a specialist in Afro-Latino Diasporas. Preferred areas are art history, visual culture (including digital and new media), performance studies, and the colonial period, but candidates in all areas will be considered.

Requirements: Ph. D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications.

Closing date: open until filled. To apply: From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information.

If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, please log on to www.cuny.edu. Navigate to Employment, then Job postings on line. Find Job ID # 9273.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a letter of application (outlining research and teaching experience), curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of recommendation. Please attach each referee’s contact information to your letter of application.

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA.

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