Two-Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies (LALCS)
The Latin American, Latinx, and Caribbean Studies (LALCS) program and the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies (CIS) at the College of the Holy Cross invite applications for a two-year postdoctoral teaching fellowship in Migration Studies to begin August 2020. The search committee seeks fellows whose interdisciplinary research addresses Latin American migrations from one or more of the following perspectives: migration and (im)mobilities, urban and gang-related violence, systemic economic and political factors affecting migratory flows, legal systems, gender and sexuality, labor geographies, or Christian social ethics. Candidates whose research and teaching profiles can also contribute to Latinx or Caribbean topics, as well as other interdisciplinary programs in CIS and in the College will be given particular consideration.
This position carries a 2-1 teaching load. Postdoctoral fellows are eligible for travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College's published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit http://holycross.edu/join.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. required. For those currently in a doctoral program, Ph.D. must be completed by August 2020. Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, Theology/Religious Studies (with an emphasis on social ethics), or other related fields from the humanities or social sciences are welcome. Strong preference will be given to those who have received their Ph.D. since 2017.
Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, 2-3 sample syllabi of courses the candidate would like to teach, transcripts, and three confidential letters of recommendation. As a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college, the College values dialog among diverse perspectives as integral to the mission and essential to the excellence of our academic program (see http://holycross.edu/mission). In your application, please highlight how your teaching, scholarship, and mentorship might support the Colleges mission and its commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.
The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit all application materials to https://apply.interfolio.com/72830.
Review of applications will begin on January 31st, 2020 and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in mid-February. We will conduct these preliminary interviews by Skype. Questions about this search may be directed to Juan G. Ramos .
The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (http://www.heccma.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (https://new-england.hercjobs.org/)
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ABOUT COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS: Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,000 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.