Monthly Archives: March 2017

George Washington University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 3/17)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate must have a strong research background in music of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on music of the Americas, music of the African diaspora, or Western art or popular music. Within this background, scholars must have interests in related topics, such as sound studies, gender and sexuality, heritage and cultural policy, spatiality, and body studies.”

URL: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/41936

Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 3/17)

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are particularly interested in scholars whose teaching and research focus on the Black urban experience, African Diaspora studies (especially Afro-European, Afro-Canadian, Afro-South American, and Afro-Latinx cultures), Black aesthetics and performance, or Black intellectual histories.”

URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3826

Stonehill College Teaching Fellowship in American Literature

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates with expertise in “American literature of the nineteenth or twentieth century, with a specialty in drama and/or poetry for the 2017-2018 academic year. Desired sub-specialties include African-American literature and theater, literature of the Black Atlantic, and comparative ethnic literatures.”

URL: https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/14233

Williams College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Length: Tenure-track (beginning 2018-19)

Comments: “Areas of scholarly inquiry are open, with a particular interest in candidates whose research agenda includes: the intersections of work, culture, and the economy; law; education; medical sociology; migration and citizenship; social movements; race and inequality, and/or whose research has a regional or comparative focus on Africa, Latin America or the EU.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40974

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applicants should hold a Ph.D., preferably in American Studies or a related field.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40947

Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: April 14

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in American Studies, with a specialty in Africana/African Diasporic studies, as her or his major area of research and teaching interest. A focus on visual studies is welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3816

Pitzer College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: March 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We seek candidates who work in the area of Contemporary and 20th Century Continental Philosophy. A successful candidate should be competent to teach “Continental Thought” (an historical survey of post-Kantian Continental European philosophy). Ability to teach in value theory (broadly construed), Nonwestern philosophy or philosophy of race and gender would also be desirable.”

URL: https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/918

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Included among the four courses (two courses each semester) the successful candidate would be expected to teach are a (one- or two-semester) survey course on African American history, a course on the movements for black freedom and civil rights, and one or two courses of the candidate’s own choosing.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40862

Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in US Latina/o History

Deadline: April 20

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the area of U.S. Latina/o History, including a one-semester survey. Other classes might address the history of the US Mexico Borderlands, social movements, immigration, sexuality and race, and/or topics to the candidate’s area of specialization.”

URL: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/4508