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Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies

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All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system. Please attach 1) a letter of application; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a Statement on Teaching Philosophy; 4) unofficial transcripts; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative or qualitative evaluations, peer observation letters, etc.)—submit as “other document 1.” Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by recommenders to Jolene Kreisler via an email sent to Jolene.kreisler@marquette.edu. or mailed via USPS to Jolene Kreisler History Department Marquette University PO Box 1881 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 Marquette University, an EOE that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI, a racially diverse city with convenient access to many government and private and nonprofit agencies, and ripe with opportunity for community engagement and research. Find out more about the city at http://choosemilwaukee.com/. We seek candidates who understand and respect the University’s Mission Statement, which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.shlml. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 201101488
Position Title Assistant Professor of Latinx Studies
Employment Status Full Time
Position Status Regular
If Limited Term (End Date of Assignment, Project, or Grant)
Position Type Faculty
Position Overview

Tenure-track, joint position in the Department of History and the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The successful candidate will be on the tenure-track in History, but will teach half time in each department.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Teaching load appropriate to junior faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.
*Active research agenda.
*Service in both History and Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures.
*Contribute to Marquette’s efforts to achieve Hispanic Serving Institution status.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Earned doctorate or a terminal degree. Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and high quality research.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required research and teaching fields include recent LatinX history, Hispanic culture, urban studies, and religious studies, with a strong preference for scholars of Milwaukee or the Great Lakes region. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish is required.

Department History
Posting Date 08/30/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system. Please attach 1) a letter of application; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a Statement on Teaching Philosophy; 4) unofficial transcripts; 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness (quantitative or qualitative evaluations, peer observation letters, etc.)—submit as “other document 1.”

Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by recommenders to Jolene Kreisler via an email sent to Jolene.kreisler@marquette.edu.

or mailed via USPS to

Jolene Kreisler
History Department
Marquette University
PO Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881

Marquette University, an EOE that values diversity, is a Jesuit, Catholic university with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our campus is located in downtown Milwaukee, WI, a racially diverse city with convenient access to many government and private and nonprofit agencies, and ripe with opportunity for community engagement and research. Find out more about the city at http://choosemilwaukee.com/. We seek candidates who understand and respect the University’s Mission Statement, which can be found at http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.shlml. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
  5. Other Document 1
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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