University of California San Diego
May 26, 2005
ALL ACADEMICS AT UCSD
KEY ADMINISTRATORS/KEY SUPPORT STAFF
A search is now underway for the position of Director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies (CILAS), an Organized Research Unit at UCSD. The Director will report to the Vice Chancellor for Research.
The Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies has evolved to become a comprehensive unit for the coordination of Latin American and Iberian research, teaching, and service activities for faculty and students in all disciplines at UCSD.
CILAS, through a joint consortium with SDSU, is designated a Title VI National Resource Center for Latin American Studies and sustains a national and international reputation as an outstanding center of research and teaching in the field of Latin American Studies.
Responsibilities of the Director include:
∑ intellectual leadership and direction for the Centerís research, educational, and campus-wide service activities
∑ provide oversight of the Latin American instructional programs, in collaboration with the Associate Director
∑ consult with campus academic leaders and faculty members in areas of mutual interest and on major new undertakings
∑ serve as special advisor to the campus on matters pertaining to Latin America
Qualifications include superior record of teaching and research, familiarity with UCSD Latin American studies programs, and some record of activity with CILAS.
Eligibility is restricted to those individuals holding tenured faculty appointments at UCSD. It is anticipated that the initial appointment will be for a five-year term from July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2010.
The search committee consists of Michael Monteon (Chair), History; Jaime Concha, Literature; and Robert Alvarez, Ethnic Studies. Applications or nominations must be accompanied by curriculum vitae, and should be sent to Michael Monteon, (firstname.lastname@example.org, MC 0104) by no later than June 10, 2005.