The Latin American Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor for a specialist in American or Latin American Studies with a research and teaching focus on the Latinx experience in the United States and/or in transnational communities for the 2023-24 academic year. We seek an exceptional colleague and scholar in the social sciences with the ability to teach three courses per semester at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Qualified candidates must have a PhD in a social sciences field (anthropology, geography, political science, public policy, sociology, etc.) with a research and teaching focus on the Latinx experience in the United States and/or in transnational communities. The candidate will be housed in an appropriate department that aligns with their discipline, and will offer courses on Latinx studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will have an active research agenda; demonstrated excellence in research that contributes to and enhances the national reputation of the Latin American Studies Program and the faculty member's home department; and a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and methods.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.