Monthly Archives: February 2017

Union College Visiting Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Studies

Deadline: April 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Specialization open; interest in offering courses that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) may be preferred.”

URL: https://www.union.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs/faculty/visiting-assistant-professor7.php

Knox College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Early Modern Literature

Deadline: March 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields (including but not limited to: early American, queer theory, multiethnic literatures, and/or film studies) are desirable.”

URL: https://www.knox.edu/employment-at-knox/faculty (scroll down)

Case Western Reserve University Postdoctoral Researchship in African American Studies

Deadline: March 31

Length: Apparently 1 year

Comments: “The Fellow is expected to teach one history course (to be cross-listed with Ethnic Studies) in the spring semester, give a public presentation, and submit a report to the director on the year’s activities.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54628

Florida International University Instructorship in 19th Century British Victorian Literature and Culture

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, ongoing

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include empire, race, gender, and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=512988

Florida International University Instructorship in Latinx Culture and Literature

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, renewable

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include transnational and comparative Caribbean literatures and cultures. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or another related field and have a strong teaching record.”

URL: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=513008

Austin Peay State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 2/20)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek candidates from a variety of academic disciplines and interdisciplinary approaches, including from the areas of theatre and dance, women’s and gender studies, communications, film studies, and art.”

URL: https://apsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/7754

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in African/African American Studies and English

Deadline: April 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint appointment in English and the Woodson Institute. Seeking candidates “with expertise in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Candidate’s research interests may include the emergence of African literature as an academic discipline; post-Colonial theory, African, Caribbean, and diasporic culture and poetics; transnational circulations of black culture; African/Caribbean literature and performance; continuities between Anglo-African/Caribbean and African American literatures and cultures; studies in gender, sexuality, disability, film, new media or the digital humanities.”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81095

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Associateship in African American History, 1865-1940

Deadline: March 30

Length: Apparently 1 year

Comments: “The primary duties of this post-doc will be to administer and supervise research for the “Scarlet and Black Project” on the history of Native and African Americans in Rutgers History. The recipient will also participate and present in the “Black Bodies” seminar series.  Consult http://rcha.rutgers.edu/black-bodies and http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/  for details.” “The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40417