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Job Summary

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Michigan invites applications for a Lecturer I for the 2019 Spring half-term. Appointment level will be 66.67%.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.


The successful candidate will teach a 3-credit course titled: Revolutions and Reproductive Labor: Reorganizing Care in Latin America during the 20th and 21st Centuries

Required Qualifications*

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree with a focus on Latin American Studies in a relevant field such as culture, literature, and politics. Teaching experience at the college/university level is preferred.  

Desired Qualifications*

Preference will be given to candidates with strong social science background in Modern Literature, Politics, and Latin American studies.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is 04/21/2019.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.