The Political Science Departments at Wellesley College invites applications for a two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin American political theory to begin Fall 2024. We seek a scholar trained in Latin American political thought or comparative political theory with a focus on Latin America. Candidates whose work covers Brazil would be particularly encouraged. Other overlapping substantive areas of expertise might include Indigenous political thought; decolonization and decoloniality; environmental political thought and climate justice; transnational social movements; and gender, sexuality, and politics. Candidates should have received the Ph.D. within the last five years (ABD considered) at the time of appointment. For both years, the Fellow will teach one course each semester. The Fellow will participate in Political Science and Latin American Studies programming, in consultation with the chair. Applications should be submitted online through the college's career application website (https://www.wellesley.edu/hr/jobseekers). Please submit the following: a letter of application, a C.V., and a writing sample (not to exceed 40 pages). Reference letters are not required at the time of application, but may be requested. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through April 15th. This position is in a collective bargaining unit represented by Wellesley Organized Academic Workers – UAW (WOAW-UAW). If circumstances do not allow you to submit materials through our online application system, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wellesley College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who believe they can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.
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