The Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o ­ Latina/o Studies at the Claremont Colleges (CLS) invites applications for a one-year (2022-2023), visiting appointment at the Assistant Professor level with a specialty in any of the following: the Mexico-U.S. border, transnationalism, immigration, education, communities, and activism. A Ph.D. in Chicana/o-Latina/a Studies or another interdisciplinary field is preferred. We also welcome degrees from sociology or history, but preference will be given to applicants with a strong background in ethnic studies. The teaching load is five courses and could include classes such as Latin America Since Independence, the Mexico-U.S. border, Chicanas/os Latinxs and Education, and Chicana/os Latinxs in Contemporary Society.

The candidate would be hired through Pomona College, the founding member of the Claremont Colleges, and a highly selective liberal arts college that attracts a diverse student body. The successful candidate will have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving higher education for underrepresented groups.

To apply for this position, please send the following materials combined into a single PDF to

  1. a letter of interest addressing your teaching philosophy, proposed classes, scholarship, and demonstrated ability to mentor a diverse student body;
  2. curriculum vitae; and
  3. selected publications or work in progress.

In addition, two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to by the recommenders themselves.

Review of applications will begin March 4, 2022 and continue until the job is filled.