Monthly Archives: October 2015

University of Mississippi Assistant Professorship in Sociology/Anthropology (Southern Studies)

Deadline: Unstated — “All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached.”

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek an anthropologist or sociologist of proven teaching and research ability in the areas of race and ethnicity whose work has relevance for understanding the experiences of African Americans in the contemporary U.S. South, and possibly connections to the broader African diaspora.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000908140-01

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University of Missouri-Kansas City Assistant Professorship in Urban History

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The preferred candidate will contribute to the department’s Public History program with experience in oral history and/or digital humanities.  Other possible subfields include labor/capitalism, or ethnic/Latino studies.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/32674

New York University Faculty Fellowship in Religious Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year, renewable up to 3

Comments: “Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than three years before the date of appointment.” ” We seek applicants whose area of empirical research lies in East Asian or Tibetan Buddhism. The ideal candidate will combine a grasp of the “classical” sources and a serious engagement with the theoretical study of religion; interest in intersections of religion with post-coloniality, race, gender, sexuality, or national identity is especially welcome.”

URL: http://religiousstudies.as.nyu.edu/page/employment

Georgia Technical University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African American History

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates must demonstrate excellence in both research and teaching and will be expected to teach the African American History survey.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=51985

Fayetteville State University Assistant Professorship in History

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 10/27)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of survey courses in United States and World History. However, preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated ability to teach upper level courses and conduct research in the following areas, African Diaspora, Latin America/Caribbean and/or the Atlantic World.”

URL: https://jobs.uncfsu.edu/postings/12160

University of Virginia Postdoctoral Fellowship/Lectureship in Mormon Studies

Deadline: May 11

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Seeking a social scientist or anthropologist, but applicants may specialize in any discipline, field or professional school. Duties include, but are not limited to, teaching two courses per semester in subjects broadly related to Religious Studies, its methodologies and cognate fields, such as race and gender studies, ethnography and ritual studies, and philosophy and textual hermeneutics.” Must have received PhD since May 2014 and by August 2016.

URL: https://jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1445961747316

Middlebury College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: December 7

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Priority will be given to scholars who work in a substantive policy area that includes poverty, family, community or immigration.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/32738

Emory University Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2018-19

Deadline: January 17

Length: 1 year

Comments: Candidates “must have the Ph.D. in hand before the submission of their applications”; fellowships “are awarded to those who have held the Ph.D. for no more than six years before receiving the fellowship”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56016 and http://fchi.emory.edu/home/fellowships/programs.html

University of Florida Assistant Professorship in Race and Gender/Sexuality

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek applicants with superior promise who combine rigorous scholarship with excellence in teaching in the areas of race and gender and/or race and sexuality. Disciplinary backgrounds may include, but are not restricted to African American studies, anthropology, Caribbean studies, criminal justice, diaspora studies, economics, ethnic studies, history, literature and culture, media studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, urban studies, or women’s studies.”

URL: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/495031/assistant-professor

University of Connecticut-Hartford Assistant Professorship in US History since 1850

Deadline: December 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred qualifications: “Demonstrated excellence in teaching both halves of the United States History survey. Ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: African American history; legal or public policy history; public history; urban history; women’s and gender history. Ability to contribute to Urban and Community Studies at the Hartford campus and/or to the American Studies program.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6610