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POSTING DATE: 12/27/2016

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND APPLICATION TO:
Antonio Prieto
Search Chair, Latin American Studies Program
Latin American Studies Program

Bethlehem, PA 18015

ap01@lehigh.edu

 
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN LATIN AMERICAN AND LATINO STUDIES
Department: Latin American Studies Program
Academic Category&Field of Expertise: Ethnic/Multicultural Studies: Latin American Studies
Department / Position Website -
Position Description - The Latin American Studies Program at Lehigh University invites Ph.D.’s specializing in Latin American or Latino studies, with a contemporary cultural studies focus, to apply for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship, beginning Fall 2017.

Applications are welcome from candidates whose research concentrates in any of the following areas: social movements, identity (gender, ethnic, religious, etc.), transnational migration, and/or urbanization. Candidates working within the fields of Religion and Theater/Performance Studies are especially welcome to apply. Successful candidates must have finished all requirements for the Ph.D. They will also demonstrate breadth and depth of cultural and Spanish language experience, and the ability to design and offer a Latin American and Latino Studies introductory course. The fellow will be expected to contribute to further develop the Latin American Studies Program, establish links with the campus community, and share the results of his/her research. The teaching load is one course per semester.

Lehigh University is a private, research-extensive institution in southeast Pennsylvania. The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths or experiences in this area. Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

Review of Applications - A detailed description of the fellowship and complete list of application materials can be found at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8705. For first consideration, all application materials should be received by February 17, 2017.

On-Line Application - https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8705

Lehigh University is a 2010 recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant.
Read more at http://www.lehigh.edu/luadvance/

Lehigh offers excellent benefits including domestic partner benefits.
To find out more: http://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html/

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Lehigh University provides comprehensive benefits including partner benefits.

Lehigh Valley Inter-regional Networking & Connecting (LINC) is a newly created regional network of diverse organizations designed to assist new hires with dual career, community and cultural transition needs. For more information,
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