Center of Mexican American Studies
Center of Mexican American Studies

Postdoctoral Fellow in Relational Race/Indigenous/Gender/Sexuality Studies

Location: Austin, TX
Closes: 11:59pm EST on January 15, 2019

The Diversity Committee of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin is comprised of the heads of the various race/ethnic studies, indigenous studies, women’s and gender studies and LGBTQ studies units within the college. It seeks to fill a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship for academic years 2019–2020 and 2020–2021. Those who specialize in any aspect of relational Race/Indigenous/Gender/Sexuality Studies are encouraged to apply. The fellow is expected to teach across two or more of the academic units represented by the Diversity Committee: African and African Diaspora Studies, Asian American Studies, LGBTQ Studies, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, Native American and Indigenous Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies. The fellow’s appointment will be housed in one of these departmental/programmatic home(s).

The fellow will teach one undergraduate course per academic year during either the Spring or Fall semester.

Fellow is expected to be in residence during the long semesters , pursuing an active program of research and participating in a scholarly community that includes faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates.

Salary is $60,000 per academic year with fringe benefits, including health insurance.

The Diversity Committee welcomes applications from people of African, Asian, Indigenous, and Latinx descent, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who will contribute to its intersectional commitment.


Applicants must have received a Ph.D. within the last three years, including those who will graduate by August 2019.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted through Interfolio. To apply, please send 1) a letter of application describing scholarly qualifications and current research agenda; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) dissertation abstract; and 4) writing sample. Please list three reference and upload to the contact reference file. Upon selection, you will be asked to provide three confidential letters of recommendation.

Deadline: January 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin immediately.