Lecturer In Chicana/o And Latina/o Studies



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Job description

Madison, WI

Job no: 232919-AS

Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

Teach for the Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies during the Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 term. The position will teach one or more of the following courses:

  • CHICLA 201, ‘Introduction to Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies’ – 8/23/21 – 1/5/2022 and 1/6/2022 – 5/22/2022
  • CHICLA 210, ‘[email protected] & [email protected] Cultural Studies’ – 8/23/21 – 1/5/2022
  • CHICLA 330, ‘Topics in Chicana/o & Latina/o Studies’ – 8/23/21 – 1/5/2022 and 1/6/2022 – 5/22/2022
  • CHICLA 501, ‘[email protected] & [email protected] Social Movements in the US” – 1/6/2022 – 5/22/2022

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background – people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Masters degree required. Ph.D or Ph.D candidate preferred in ethnic studies or related field with a specialization in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Previous college/university teaching preferred.

Additional Information:

The courses will count for core requirements in the Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies Certificate. For more information about CHICLA courses and the Certificate program, please visit http://www.chicla.wisc.edu/.

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more course(s) listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 33.3% – 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 9 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $42,124 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to apply

Please apply via the online application at jobs.wisc.edu. Applicants will be asked to upload:

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter expressing interest in the position and indicating fall and/or spring availability
  • List of two references from individuals familiar with your teaching
  • Sample syllabus (or list of learning outcomes, key readings, and key assignments) for at least one of the class or classes you are interested in teaching (CHICLA 201, 210, 330, 501.)


Armando Ibarra
[email protected]
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