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Job: Assistant or Associate Professor – Sociology & Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

Assistant or Associate Professor – Sociology & Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

Job Summary:  The Sociology Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure track position to begin August 23, 2012.  The successful candidate will be jointly appointed with the Latino/a Studies program.  The successful candidate will pursue rigorous research programs, contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, provide service to the university and the profession, and seek external funds to support their scholarly activities.  The typical course load is two courses per semester.  We prefer candidates for the assistant professor rank, but appointments at the associate professor rank for exceptionally well qualified candidates who can advance the diversity of our teaching and research mission may be considered.


Minimum Qualifications:  Doctorate in sociology; research that focuses on Latino populations in the United States; ability to teach qualitative research methods; and substantive research interests in at least one of the following areas of specialization: health and health care organization; gender and sexuality, labor, family.  Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

Preferred Qualifications:  The ability to contribute to research, teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

Appointment Terms:  This is a 9-month, tenure track position.  Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with background, qualifications and experience.

To Apply:  Applicants please upload their curriculum vitae, a statement describing their research plan and teaching interests, selected scholarly publications, and three letters of reference via Husky hire Search 2012189. Applications submitted by January 6, 2012 will be given fullest consideration.  The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.


12.8.11 Book Panel: Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times

Sponsored by the New York State Association for Bilingual Education and

The CCNY Program in Bilingual Education & TESOL

Please Join us for a Book Panel

A book about Gregorio Luperon High School’s successful approach to educating immigrants.


§   Lesley Bartlett: Associate Professor of International & Transcultural Studies at Teachers

College, Columbia University

§   Ofelia García: Professor of Urban Education and Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Languages at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

§   Juan Villar: Principal of Gregorio Luperon High School

§   Jakob Clausen: ESL Teacher at Gregorio Luperon High School

§   Emelyn Carpio: Gregorio Luperon alum, undergraduate student and recipient of the CCNY President’s Community Scholar Award

Thursday, December 8, 2011


The City College of New York

Amsterdam Ave & W 138th St.

NAC 1/202

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required as seats are limited. Register at: – *Dec. 1st is the registration deadline. For additional information email:


12.7.11- Film Screening: Méndez v. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todo los Niños

Wednesday, December 7, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Méndez v. Westminster: For All the Children / Para Todo los Niños
The Successful School Integration Suit That Preceded Brown
Please join us on Wednesday, December 7th  from 6:00-8:30 p.m. for film and Q&A with Sylvia Méndez and Juan Cartagena (President, Latino Justice PRLDEF) at Hunter College, Faculty Dining Room, West Building, 8th Floor.  Event is co-Sponsored with Latino Justice Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
Méndez v. Westminster: For All the Children/Para Todos los Niñosis a 2003 American documentary film written, directed, and produced by Sandra Robbie. The documentary discusses the little-known Orange County case that made California the first state in the nation to end school segregation – eight years prior to the famous U.S. Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954.

Sylvia Mendez is a nationally celebrated civil rights activist and recent recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor awarded by the President of the United States to a civilian.

Please call 212-396-6545 if you have any questions and you may RSVP to


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