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Tenure-Track Faculty

Assistant Professor: Chicana/o/x Transnational Arts and Culture

The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies seeks a Chicana/o/x Transnational Arts and Culture specialist who can advance our strong focus on the borderlands, gender, and social justice at the rank of Assistant Professor.  We seek an intersectional and interdisciplinary scholar with broad training in Chicana/o/x Transnational Arts and Culture who is prepared to teach general education and specialization courses in film, music, and theater/performance, as well as a graduate course in cultural studies in collaboration with the Master of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences (MALAS) Program at SDSU. The successful candidate will also have a record of research and publications related to any of the following transnational art expressions: visual arts, plastic arts, performance, music, and multimedia arts. Relevant topical areas of specialization may include feminist and queer artistic practices; the arts and politics of identity; the arts and political activism for social justice; the arts and the politics of border life; and figurations of Chicana/o/x bodies. In addition, we seek a transnational arts scholar who has experience with community-based research and/or performance as it relates to marginalized and working-class Chicana/o/x populations, and who is committed to developing a community-based research arts project. While not required, experience in art production is welcomed.  Moreover, we seek a theoretically and methodologically sophisticated and innovative scholar. An earned doctorate is required.

For a complete description of requirements and to apply, please visit Interfolio by November 15, 2019.  The position will remain open until filled.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer.


Part-Time Lecturers

The Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies (CCS) seeks qualified applicants for its pool of part-time lecturers for the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020.

Preferred qualifications include a Ph.D. and experience that can contribute to the quality of Chicana/o Studies course offerings through effective teaching in a culturally diverse classroom at the university level; experience in individualized instruction; and sensitivity to underrepresented populations in the university.

Salary commensurate with credentials and experience, according to University policy. To apply, submit letter of application with curriculum vitae, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample to: María Ibarra, Department Chair, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182-6034.

Deadline to apply is May 30th (or until filled).

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. 

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.