MALS, UT Austin Assistant Professor

   Assistant Professor

The Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, in coordination with the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the intersectionality of ChicanX, LatinX, and Mexican American Studies with Gender, Women's, and/or Sexuality Studies to begin in Fall 2018. It is our hope that this position will strengthen relations between the department and the center and that the successful candidate will be able to utilize the resources held in the Benson Latin American Collection for research support.

Salary and rank are competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience.

The selected candidate should have a Ph.D. in hand by start of employment, demonstrate a successful publishing and research trajectory, and have a solid teaching record or a teaching philosophy that helps to ensure student success.  This candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, hold an active research agenda, publish actively, direct dissertations, MA reports, and honors theses, attract external funding, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department and center, college, and university.

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and a list of three professional references.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to: Dr. Laura G. Gutiérrez at:

Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2017. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled; however applications received after October 23, 2017 may not receive full consideration.


The University of Texas is an AA/EEO employer. A background check will be conducted on the successful candidate.