The Department of Mexican American & Raza Studies (MA&RS) at the University of Arizona invites applications for an entry level Assistant/Associate professor in the area of Mexican American/Latina/o border health. This tenure-track position is for the 2010-2011 academic year, beginning August 2010.
The desired qualifications for this position include a Ph.D. with a focus on medical anthropology or related field, with a Mexican American/Latino health emphasis. MA&RS is seeking an individual, who has a strong interest in teaching, embraces an interdisciplinary perspective, and who has a high potential for securing extramural research funding in Mexican American/Latino, Border Health, and/or health disparities as they pertain to immigrant populations. A letter from the dissertation chair(s) indicating the candidate?s progress and detailing a timeline to completion must be included for an ABD dossier to be considered. This position is contingent upon the availability of funding. MA&RS at the University of Arizona works collaboratively with key community agencies in promoting leadership and empowerment of Mexican Americans within the state of Arizona and the nation.
To apply: please visit www.hr.arizona.edu/jobs and attach with your electronic application, a letter of interest (citing job #44085), statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, and an academic writing sample of 30 pages or less. In addition, please mail a hard copy of your graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to the MA&RS Search Committee, The University of Arizona, P.O. Box 210023, Chavez 208, Tucson, AZ 85721-0023.
Review of materials will begin 1/29/09 and will continue until position is filled. The University of Arizona is an EEO/AA Employer-M/W/D/V.Filed under Jobs and fellowships | Comment (0)
The Department of History at the University of North Texas announces a
tenure system assistant professorship in Chicana history, beginning
Required qualifications include Ph.D. in History, or in Chicana/o studies,
no later than September 1, 2010. The successful candidate¹s research and
teaching interests must include the area of Chicana history, and may also
include expertise in any of the following areas of study: civil rights,
comparative race and ethnicity, cultural analysis, gender and sexuality,
labor, migration and immigration, and transnationalism. Additional desired
qualifications include evidence of an active research agenda and relevant
teaching experience appropriate to rank.
The typical teaching load for productive faculty is 2/2, with opportunities
to teach upper-division and/or graduate courses. Interest in teaching
upper-division courses in Chicana (and Latina) history in the University
Honors program is preferred.
UNT offers a competitive salary and research/travel support. Review of
applications will begin January 8, 2010. Please apply online at
https://facultyjobs.unt.edu; include a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
articlelength writing sample, and three letters of reference.
The University of North Texas is a dynamic, rapidly growing institution with
more than 36,000 students making it the fourth largest university in Texas.
UNT offers 97 bachelor¹s, 101 masters¹s, and 49 doctoral degree programs. A student-centered public research university, UNT is the flagship of the UNT system.
UNT is an AA/ADA/EOE institution that values diversity and is located in the culturally and economically vibrant Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area.Filed under Jobs and fellowships | Comment (0)
My name is Katharine Caldwell, a PhD student in Clinical Psychology. I am currently recruiting participants for a qualitative interview study on the transition to fatherhood, it is a cross-cultural study.
I am specifically looking for Mexican American fathers and would greatly appreciate learning about any resources for meeting new dads. Please pass on the attached recruitment flyer if you know anyone who might meet the criteria. I can also send printed copies if you provide an address.
Participants: Mexican-American first time fathers that meet the following requirements -
- first time father
- 25 – 40 years of age
- child is under 7 months old
- married and heterosexual
- Have attended some college courses or have an undergraduate degree
- describe ethnicity as Mexican American
Participation will involve one, confidential interview, about 1 hour in length. Thank you for participation = $25 Gift Card!
(510) 214-0666 x 717
Thank you for any help with this!
Clinical Psychology PhD Student, CSPP
FACULTY POSITIONS / Film and Media History, Theory, and Criticism
NYU Abu Dhabi
New York University has established a campus in Abu Dhabi with the ambition to become the leading institution of global higher education in the 21st century. NYU Abu Dhabi is recruiting faculty of international distinction committed to active research and the finest teaching, to building a pioneering global institution of the highest quality, and to forging an international community of scholars and students. We invite applications for faculty positions in all fields of Cinema Studies at any level (assistant, associate, or full professor). Preferred candidates will have an active agenda of research, publication, and undergraduate teaching. Ph.D. is required. Teaching load: three undergraduate courses per year (semester system), one of which is in the core curriculum. The terms of employment will be competitive compared to U.S. benchmarks and will include housing and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may spend time at NYU in New York and at its other global campuses. The appointment may begin as soon as September 1, 2010, but could be delayed until September 1, 2011.Jobs and fellowships | Comment (0)
Dr. Eun-Ok Im is conducting an Internet study on the physical activity attitudes among diverse ethnic groups of middle-aged women (40-60 Y/O). Since your organization is mainly aimed at Hispanic communities, we believe that Hispanic women who are in your organization will benefit from participating in this study. Hispanic women’s participation in our study will give us a more complete data sample; furthermore, Hispanic women’s opinions and experiences are very imperative and cannot be neglected because the Hispanic population is expanding very quickly in America. Continue reading »Filed under Announcements | Comment (0)
The School of Social and Family Dynamics (SSFD), an interdisciplinary unit at Arizona State University (http://www.asu.edu/ssfd), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a focus on quantitative family methods beginning Fall 2010. He/she will be expected to teach advanced quantitative methods courses and to take part in interdisciplinary research. For this position, successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent by time of appointment in family sciences, sociology, psychology, or a related field, and have evidence of research in areas related to the study of family processes and/or family dynamics. Demonstrated potential for obtaining external funding in these areas also is required. The successful candidate also must have advanced training/coursework in quantitative methods, evidence of the ability to use these methods in published research, and the demonstrated potential to teach advanced quantitative methods courses at the graduate level. Preference also wilbe given to those who have evidence of working in collaborative interdisciplinary settings. Continue reading »Filed under Jobs and fellowships | Comment (0)