Virginia Commonwealth University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “This position in African American history contributes to the History Department’s curriculum through teaching undergraduate courses (including HIST 360-361, Americans from Africa, a two-semester survey of African American history) and graduate courses (including both readings courses and research seminars).”



University of Virginia Woodson Institute Pre-Doctoral Residential Research Fellowship

Deadline: December 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “scholars whose work focuses on African America, Africa and/or the African Diaspora” Must be ABD “pior to” August 1, 2016


San Diego State University Assistant Professorship in American Indian Literature or Environmental Sustainability

Deadline: October 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek candidates with rigorous publication records. Commitment to collaborate with indigenous communities, practice-based research agenda, and interdisciplinary teaching ability desired. Ph.D. or M.F.A. required.”


University of Illinois Assistant Professorship in Diaspora: Exile, Conflict & Security–Asian American Studies

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates whose work focuses on Asian diasporas, exploring the multiple dimensions of exile, conflict, and (in)security made manifest in the context of geo-political unrest, war, occupation, and/or “failed” and marketized states and who can teach core undergraduate courses in the Asian American Studies Program will receive strongest consideration. The field of specialization is open, but we especially welcome candidates with interdisciplinary, transnational, and comparative projects informed by one or more of the following fields of inquiry: critical ethnic studies, critical diaspora studies, transnational feminist studies, critical refugee studies, and critical legal studies.”


University of Wisconsin-Madison Assistant Professorship in African Languages and Literature

Deadline: November 19
Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The ideal candidate for this position will be an intellectually flexible scholar, well-versed in contemporary cultural, critical, or literary theory, who will be able to actively support the department’s interest in the interdisciplinary study of African cultures. Additionally, the successful candidate will contribute to the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s interdepartmental initiatives in global music studies and African studies. Specialists in African popular music, African diaspora studies, sound studies, political/social theory, and/or critical race studies are particularly encouraged to apply.”


University of Michigan-Ann Arbor LRCCS Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of China

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Research topics can cover any historical period of China – including contemporary China – and involve any academic discipline in the humanities and social sciences.” Listed on under categories (of many) Ethnic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Immigration History / Studies


University of Mississippi Assistant Professorship in History, American Slavery and Emancipation

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-tack

Comments: “The History Department at the University of Mississippi ( seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with a specialization in American Slavery and Emancipation to help broaden departmental course offerings in transnational slavery, comparative slavery, colonial slavery, and/or slavery in the Atlantic World.” (from the description)