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Harvard University Lecturer in Latinx Studies in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Lecturer in Latinx Studies

School Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Department/Area Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights

Position Description

The Committee on Ethnicity, Migration, Rights at Harvard University seeks applications for a Lecturer position in Latinx Studies with expertise in some combination of the following areas: comparative ethnic studies; intersections with Indigenous and/or Black studies; colonization and decolonization; migration and diaspora studies; and human rights. We are particularly interested in candidates whose courses would put multiple genres, disciplines, geographical areas, and/or historical periods in dialogue, situating ethnic, racial, and social dynamics in a transnational and global context.

The Lecturer will teach a 2:2 course load in a combination of lecture and seminar-style courses for primarily undergraduates. We are a growing program, and we seek a candidate who can actively contribute to the intellectual life and growth of EMR , including advising undergraduate students interested in Latinx Studies.

The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2024. It is for three years, with the second and third year dependent on a satisfactory performance review in the first year. A doctorate in a related discipline is required by the time the appointment begins.

Basic Qualifications

PhD in related field by time of appointment.

Additional Qualifications

Experience in interdisciplinary teaching.

Special Instructions

Required materials, to be submitted through the ARIeS portal (

  1. Cover letter, including a description of teaching/advising experience and philosophy and comments on any efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Names and contact information of three to five referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate has been invited to interview. Three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received.

Review of applications will begin January 12, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

The health of our workforce is a priority for Harvard University. With that in mind, we strongly encourage all employees to be up-to-date on CDC -recommended vaccines.

Contact Information

Eleanor Craig

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 4


faculty, instructor, Boston, Cambridge, Massachusetts, MA, Northeast, New England, latinx

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