Category Archives: January 2015 deadline

Connecticut College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Religious Histories of the Americas

Deadline: January 21 (posted on H-Net 1/15)

Length: Unstated

Comments: Training should be in “Africana/African American religions and/or Latin@/Latin American religions. “The Department seeks candidates with training in interdisciplinary fields, innovative methodologies, critical approaches, and advanced training in religious studies, history, anthropology, American studies or other area studies, global studies, cultural studies, or other comparable units.  Serious consideration will be given to candidates who integrate transnational frameworks to the study of the religious histories of the Americas, and a sustained engagement with theory from critical race and ethnic studies, postcolonial studies, studies of empire and imperialism, gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/28285

Harvard University Fellows-in-Residency Positions in Diversity, Justice, and Democracy

Deadline: January 30

Length: 1 year

Comments: Under the direction of Danielle Allen. “Postdoctoral applications are eagerly encouraged”

URL: http://ethics.harvard.edu/fellows-in-residency#sthash.jo4GrS5N.dpuf

Loyola University Chicago Endowed Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The endowed position provides $10,000 annually in research funds for a maximum of six years, a 1-1 teaching load, and a research assistant.” “expertise in sociology of health and medicine, with a particular focus on social disparities and inequalities and/or their redress. Specialization in other areas that complement the department’s strengths in social justice movements, urban and community sociology, race, gender, knowledge, and religion are welcome.”

URL: https://www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1335819006150

Davidson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Environmental Humanities

Deadline: January 15 (review begins)

Length: 2 years

Comments: ”

We particularly seek applicants with doctoral degrees in interdisciplinary Environmental Humanities and those who use historical approaches. We also welcome applications from those who specialize in environmental aspects of Art History, History, Philosophy, Ethics, or Religion, especially those with specializations in postcolonial, comparative, or non-Western approaches, as well as environmental justice, applied ethics, or issues of race and ethnicity.

URL: https://jobs.davidson.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1420822540220

Oberlin College Mellon/NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Classics

Deadline: January 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Over the two-year period, the candidate will teach either a Greek or Roman History course; an upper-level language course; a course of their own design in the Classical Civilization sequence; and a fourth course to be determined in accordance with the candidate’s interests.  The Department is particularly interested in candidates who can develop a new course in the area of ancient social history, broadly defined; it is desirable that the candidate be capable of teaching both Greek and Latin.  Areas of expertise are open, including (but not limited to): race and ethnicity in the ancient world; slaves, women, and other marginalized groups; and the edges of the ancient world.”

URL: http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.dot?id=7480e94d-9cb7-45bb-93f1-252416be6b84

Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology (Race and Ethnicity)

Deadline: January 30

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The incumbent will teach a total of five courses including Introductory Sociology and upper level courses in the area of Race and Ethnicity.”

URL: http://new.oberlin.edu/home/jobs/jobs_detail.dot?id=0bc46995-14e0-4c1e-8634-28c476aa7630

CUNY-Hunter College Open Rank Professorship in Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Specialty Caribbean history. “In addition to teaching courses in the specialty, the successful candidate would develop an interdisciplinary research and teaching agenda that focuses on questions related to the creation of new human social formations – the African Caribbean societies, the role of the Caribbean in the formation of both European and American modernity, the impact of slavery, colonialism, postcolonial migration, gender, transnationalism, and cultural expressions in the Caribbean Diaspora.

URL: https://home.cunyfirst.cuny.edu/psp/cnyepprd/GUEST/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL

University of Alabama Assistant Professorship in African American Art History

Deadline: January 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a sub- or co-specialty in the art of the broader African diaspora. Expertise in African American art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries is preferred, with the ability to teach a broad temporal range of material desired.”

URL: https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/36075

University of California-San Diego Lectureship/Postdoctoral Fellowship in Transnational Korean Studies

Deadline: January 30

Length: 1 year

Comments: “This inter-disciplinary position is part of a campus-wide effort to place historical and contemporary issues concerning the Korean peninsula – migration, colonialism/neo-imperialism, developmentalism, cultural flows, security, and corruption, for example – in the regional and global contexts to which they belong.” “Areas such as North Korean culture and politics, film and media studies, transnational labor, minority populations, and comparative economies, among others, are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF00720

New York University Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 20

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for second

Comments: “While the particular focus of scholarship is open, we seek interdisciplinary scholars who have a strong record of undergraduate teaching.

URL: https://www.nyuopsearch.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp