Category Archives: July 2014 deadlines

DePaul University Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Literature

Deadline: Review begins immediately, continuing through July 24

Length: 1 year (2014-15)

Comments: “A secondary specialty in African American literature, world Anglophone literature, or ethnic studies is welcome.”


University of Rhode Island Lectureship in Economics

Deadline: July 15

Length: 1 year (2014-15) with possible extension depending on funding

Comments: “Teach undergraduate courses in economics, including principles of micro- and macroeconomics“; “reference also shown for a candidate qualified to teach in one of the following areas: the economics of race, class, and gender; industrial organization; and/or research methods.”


Smithsonian Institution Curator of Latino History and Culture in NMAH

Deadline: July 10

Length: Unstated

Comments: “Researches American history through objects and collections in areas that stretch from America’s colonial era to the modern day Collects and manages large and diverse collections which provide the basis for interpreting American history through the material cultures of different peoples, times, regions and groups and within the context of the broader society.” From H-Net posting: “Applicants must have a professional background in U.S. History, especially Latino History and Culture as well as the connections between America’s diverse populations, including African-Americans, and Asian-Pacific Americans, and their role in the development of America’s arts and entertainments.”


University of Capetown Assistant/Associate Professorship or Senior Lectureship in Jewish Studies

Deadline: July 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “While the post is open to applicants from a range of disciplines, it would be advantageous to have expertise in the study of the modern Jewish experience. This might include, for example, the Holocaust and transnational aspects of modern Jewish history. Knowledge of South African Jewish society or of an equivalent Jewish diaspora society would be an added recommendation.”

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University of Minnesota-Mankato Instructorship in Ethnic Studies

Deadline: July 17

Length: Unstated

Comments:  Must “engage in research and have an active publishing/presentation agenda in one of the four main areas of Ethnic Studies (American Indian Studies, African American Studies, Latino American Studies, and Asian American Studies). Must “incorporate race, ethnicity, and gender from a multicultural perspective in teaching and research.”

URL: UMinn Ethnic studies

Ryerson University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Oral History

Deadline: July 25

Length: 1 year renewable for a second (starts in Autumn 2014)

Comments: “Landscapes of Injustice is a seven-year multi-sector, interdisciplinary project that aims to explore and narrate the history of the dispossession of Japanese Canadians and to share this history with audiences across Canada and beyond.”