Monthly Archives: January 2015

Augustana College Conrad J. Bergendoff Visiting Fellowship in Religion

Deadline: March 9

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We seek a candidate with expertise in the study of Global Christianities, with a focus on Catholicism, Pentecostalism, the relationship between Christianities and indigenous religious traditions, and/or other contemporary religious movements beyond North America and Western Europe. We especially welcome candidates who engage in a cross-cultural or comparative frame, particularly the use of ethnographic, sociological, or historical research, and specialize in one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Caribbean. Candidates should have graduate-level training in theories and methods pertaining to the study of religion. Training in post-colonial studies, race and ethnic studies, and/or gender studies is desirable.”

URL: http://www.augustanafaculty.org/career_positions.php?cat=3&id=133

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Lehigh University Mellon Postdoctoral Research Scholarship in Digital Humanities

Deadline: March 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek a postdoctoral scholar well-versed in digital media, methods and technologies, with scholarly interest in one or more of the following areas: documentary studies (film or other), community engagement, urban studies and social justice.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5320

University of Vermont Harris Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Deadline: February 20

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The College of Arts and Sciences . . . is particularly interested in applicants with backgrounds or interests in either one or any combination of the following broad subjects: Economics, Geography, Global and Regional Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, or Environmental Justice. UVM is especially interested in scholars who can contribute to the UVM College of Arts and Sciences diversity plan, which was designed in part to ensure faculty, students, and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.
URL: http://www.uvm.edu/~alana/?Page=ahf.html

University of North Georgia Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on Vitae 1/21)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The area of concentration is open, but special consideration will be given to broadly trained sociologists with teaching, research and engagement interests in gender, social inequalities and social justice.”

URL: https://ung.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=16914&job=assistant-professor-sociology

University of Washington-Tacoma Lectureship in Sociology

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 to 5 years

Comments: Full-time. “We welcome scholars whose expertise emphasizes one or more of the following area(s): the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality; urbanization and urban life; theories of race and ethnicity; wealth and inequality; women’s studies; work and labor relations; and who can contribute to our Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies major through teaching and service. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Women, Race and Class; and contribute to our minor in Gender Studies, and one or more of our proposed minors in Africana Studies, Asian-American Studies, Labor Studies, Latino/a Studies, and/or Sociology.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/5319

Montana State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred qualifications include “Generalist with specific research and teaching interests in one or more of the many areas relevant to Native American Studies, including but not limited to: linguistics and language revitalization; Native art history, appreciation, and/or creation; Native spirituality and/or philosophies; Native gender studies; Native media production; contemporary issues; higher education and/or tribal colleges; Native economics and economic development; Indigenous science.”

URL: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/1163

Colorado State University-Pueblo Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: Open until filled (re-posted 1/26)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position “requires teaching courses related to both sociology and criminology, including some combination courses such as introduction to sociology, theory, penology, community corrections, race and crime, social stratification, poverty, and minority and ethnic relations.”

URL: http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=176012391&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Sociology (link to employment site not valid as of 1/27)

Whitworth University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Ethnic History and Directorship of Women’s and Gender Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We are seeking to hire someone based in the History department, whose research and teaching give significant attention to identities and social constructions that have historically been underrepresented within required college and university curricula. This could include someone in Africana Studies, or some area of Ethnic Studies (preferably a historian) who will help to lead, enhance, and shape the program in Women’s and Gender Studies on campus.”

URL: http://www.whitworth.edu/Administration/HumanResources/Pdf/1183/VisitingAssistProfessorDirectorWomensGenderStudiesHistoryPA2015.pdf

Woodbury College Assistant Professorship in Modern/Early Modern European History

Deadline: March 15

Length: Unclear, probably tenure-track

Comments: Should have “ability to teach courses in Asian, Latin American or African history.””We encourage applications from candidates whose research focuses on international topics related to colonization, decolonization, and/or empire.”

URL: http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=176012172&Title=History%20-%20Assistant%20Professor

Case Western Reserve University Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellowship

Deadline: March 4

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a 2nd and 3rd

Comments: “SAGES (http://www.sages.case.edu) has created this lectureship in association with the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards (www.anisfield-wolf.org). Candidates should be familiar with the awards program and explain in their cover letters how their research and teaching align with its mission.” Mission is to recognize “contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity” and social justice.
URL: http://www.higheredjobs.com/faculty/details.cfm?JobCode=176011498&Title=Anisfield-Wolf%20SAGES%20Fellow%2C%202015-16