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Lecturer in the Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program

Job Description:

The Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program at Binghamton University (SUNY) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer, up to three years, with possibility of further renewal. The Lecturer will teach core courses in our interdisciplinary undergraduate program in addition to upper-level courses in their specialty. The position requires a regular teaching load of three courses per semester. The successful candidate will be responsible for some or all of the following courses: Research Methods, The Modern Caribbean, Latinx in the U.S., and upper-division courses in their area of expertise.

The Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program (LACAS) offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Latin America, the Caribbean and people of Latin American and Caribbean descent in the United States. The program is committed to advancing a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We fully support spaces of learning that grapple with the historic and present legacies of structural racism, class and gender inequality, sexual and gender discrimination, and social injustice. Candidates committed to working with a diverse student body and committed to the college mission are encouraged to apply.

Visa sponsorship is not available. Applicants must already be authorized to work in the United States.


  • PhD in a relevant field in hand by August 2023
  • Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Additional Information:

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Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via the university’s applicant tracking system, Interview Exchange:

Applications received prior to January 31, 2023 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Submit Cover Letter, CV, Teaching Philosophy Statement, and the names and contact information of 3 recommenders who can comment on candidate’s teaching qualifications and experience. Semi-finalists will be asked to provide those 3 letters of recommendation and additional materials (e.g., teaching portfolio).

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character – shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life – promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

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