Monthly Archives: June 2016

Wesleyan University Assistant Professorship in Jewish Studies

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Department is flexible with regard to the candidate’s disciplinary orientation, but will favor those whose work is informed by current theoretical trends in the humanities and social sciences.”



University of Maryland-College Park Assistant Professorship in Women’s Studies

Deadline: September 23

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Specialization: LGBTQ studies. “We invite applications from persons whose scholarly production falls within the more traditional meaning of monographs and refereed journal articles and those whose scholarship is evidenced in performative and other creative venues or in policy work. The successful candidate will be able to work across multiple disciplines and have expertise in one or more of the following areas:
Critical Race, Queer, or Transgender Theory/Studies/Policy
• Disability Studies/Crip Theory
• Transnational Genders and Sexualities, esp. Masculinities Across Racial Lines
• Gender and Sexuality in Performance Studies and Visual Culture”


St. Johns University (NYC) Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching will be at undergraduate and graduate levels.”


Amherst College Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The candidate’s research and teaching interests should center upon religious traditions as located and developed in the Americas. The candidate should work in one or more of the following areas: Latin American religions, Native American religions, the Black Atlantic, global Christianity, African-American religious history, or the religion of U.S. immigrants. In addition to expertise in the field of religious studies, the candidate should have interests and expertise in theoretical approaches employed in the study of race and ethnicity, ethics and social justice, material culture, or diaspora studies.”


University of San Diego Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Indian Studies

Deadline: July 20

Length: 1 year (2016-17)

Comments: “All candidates must hold a PhD or terminal degree in Ethnic Studies or related field and show evidence of strong teaching.

URL: USanDiego American Indian Studies

DePaul University Term Faculty Position in Political Science

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 1 year (starts September 2016)

Comments: ” Teaching assignments will include courses in Latino/a politics and American politics (political culture, political behavior or institutions).”



Texas AM University-Kingsville Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: June 15 (review begins — posted on TAMU site 6/22)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The area of research is open, although the preference is for candidates who specialize in sociology of education, social inequality, medical sociology, and/or Hispanic studies.”


University of Puget Sound Post-Doctoral Fellowship/Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American Studies/Race and Pedagogy Institute

Deadline: July 8

Length: Renewable for up to 3 years (starts fall 2016 or spring 2017)

Comments: “Qualifications: Ph.D. in African American Studies, or related discipline (ABD considered). While the program is open to a variety of academic areas across the entire liberal arts, we will give preference to scholar/teachers with expertise in the physical or social sciences and to experience or expertise in community-based learning.”


St. Cloud University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: July 24

Length: 1 year

Comments: ” The position assignment will include teaching assignments that may include: 1) undergraduate level Sociology of Age and Aging and Sociology of Health and Illness; 2) Practical Research and Writing; 3) Race/Ethnicity and Social Problems.”

URL: St. Cloud Sociology

Michigan State University Advising Specialist in African American and African Studies

Deadline: June 30 (posted on H-Net 6/25)

Length: Fixed term

Comments: “The successful candidate should hold a Ph.D. in Black Studies or a related field and have some experience working in an advisory capacity with students.”