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Assistant or Associate Professor in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and Women's and Gender

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant or Associate Professor in Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and Women's and Gender Studies

College/School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Mexican American & Latina/o Studies
Posted: Sep 24, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or a tenured associate professor to begin Fall of academic year 2022-23. We seek a social scientist with a specialization in the intersections of Indigeneity, Gender, and Migration studies. The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study from the social sciences. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.


Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. in hand by August 18, 2022. The ideal candidate will already have a successful publishing and research program and a strong teaching record. In addition to actively researching and publishing, the candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, direct honors theses and eventually dissertations, and provide service to the department and the center, and if tenured, to the college and university. Candidates may come from any social science background, but those holding a Ph.D. in Chicana/o or Latina/o Studies, Indigenous Studies, Black Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Ethnic Studies, Public Health, Sociology, Political Science, Communication, Psychology, Geography, and Anthropology are especially encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, one writing sample (up to 25 pages), and a list of three references. Electronic submissions only via Interfolio (

The committee will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

For Further Information, please contact:

Karma Chavez, Search Committee Chair


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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