Employment Opportunities @ LLS

Lecturer in Latina/Latino Studies

The Department of Latina/Latino Studies (LLS) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, Lecturer position in Latina/Latino Studies for the 2022-2023 academic year. This is a one-year appointment with a start date of August 16, 2022. The duties include teaching LLS 100, LLS 279, and others. The lecturer will be responsible for all aspects of instruction, including syllabus design, teaching, office hours, and grading.


Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree is required. Applicants must have completed all degree requirements by August 15, 2022.

Applicants should have previous teaching experience and a strong academic background in Latina/Latino Studies.  

Salary and Appointment Information

The salary is $50,000 for this is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 9-month appointment, non-tenure track position, subject to enrollments, funding, and positive performance evaluations. The expected start date is August 16, 2022.

Application Procedures and Deadline Information

To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter and resume by July 7, 2022.  Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

For further information, contact the Department Chair, Prof. Angharad Valdivia (valdivia@illinois.edu) or visit the department’s website at  lls.illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Convictions are not a bar to employment.  The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.  As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.