Category Archives: May 2016 deadline

University of Houston Lectureship in History

Deadline: May 25

Length: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Comments: “Applicants may specialize in any time period or region, but the History program is especially interested in applicants with the ability to teach junior- or senior-level courses dealing with Asia, Africa, or Women/Gender. Secondary areas of interest in Critical Race Studies or Latino Studies are also welcome. It is essential that applicants’ areas of competence include the ability to teach at least two of the following courses: U.S. History, to 1877; U.S. History, since 1877, World History, to 1500; or World History, since 1500.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52963

Midwestern State University Visiting Assistant Professorship/Instructorship in Philosophy

Deadline: May 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Required:  Ph.D. in philosophy (ABD will be considered at the rank of instructor); ability to teach courses in ethics, applied ethics, and introductory philosophy; demonstrated excellence in teaching. Preferred: experience teaching early modern and nineteenth century philosophy, experience with interdisciplinary teaching, background in continental and/or non-Western philosophy, including African/African-American, Asian, Native American, Latin American.”

URL: http://www.mwsu.edu/humanresources/jobs/viewOpenFacultyJobDetails.asp?ID=172472

College of William and Mary Visiting Assistant Professorship in European and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies

Deadline: May 22

Length: 1 year (2016-17)

Comments: “We seek an individual with expertise in Russian/Soviet History, who is also able to teach a core course in European Studies.” “Research and teaching expertise in fields such as state socialism, the First and/or Second World Wars, post-socialist societies, migration, regionalism, and identity politics are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/24465

Vanderbilt University Senior Lectureship in African American and Diaspora Studies

Deadline: May 27

Length: 1 to 3 years with possible renewal

Comments: “Generalist with ability to teach Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies. An emphasis on gender is especially welcome. Discipline: Open.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52913

Pomona College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Media Studies

Deadline: May 2 (posted on academicjobsonline 4/20)

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Areas of emphasis that are particularly desirable to the Department include: Screen Studies, Critical Media Studies, Critical Race Studies, Critical Political Economy, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Production Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Transnational Media Studies.”

URL: http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7235

University of Birmingham (UK) Lectureship in Latin American History

Deadline: May 25

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We are looking for a historian to extend our expertise in the history of Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries. Within these temporal parameters the thematic and chronological focus is open, though, given our strengths in African Studies, we would be especially interested in applicants whose work relates to the so-called ‘Black Atlantic’ during this period. In all events, candidates’ research should ideally fall within one or more of the School’s key research themes, and in particular should complement our strengths in two or more of the following areas: imperialism, transnationalism and diasporas; war, conflict and cooperation; history of religions, beliefs and ideas; everyday life and popular culture; environment; political cultures.”

URL: UBirmingham Lat Am job

University of Birmingham (UK) Lectureship in Contemporary Postcolonial Literature

Deadline: May 25

Length: Unstated

Comments: “The successful applicant will have a research specialism in late 20C and/or early 21C anglophone post-colonial writing.”

URL: UBirmingham Postcolonial job

Louisiana Tech University Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: May 16

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The ability to teach classes such as race and ethnicity, criminal justice, social movements, and aging is desired, although we are open to other areas of specialization as well.”

URL: http://finance.latech.edu/hr/vacan2365.php

Miami University Visiting Instructorship/Assistant Professorship in Black World Studies

Deadline: May 6

Length: 1 year

Comments: Must have “PhD [or be ABD] in Social Sciences or Humanities by date of appointment [and] ability to teach a survey of African American Experience, Introduction to Black World Studies and courses in area of specialty.”

URL: http://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=2673

De Paul University Term Faculty Position in Women’s and Gender Studies

Deadline: May 23

Length: 1 year (2016-17)

Comments: “Applicants should be prepared to teach core and elective women’s and gender studies courses as well as core liberal arts courses, including a first year seminar and/or an interdisciplinary sophomore seminar on multiculturalism in the U.S.” ” We are most interested in applicants whose teaching and scholarship is grounded in Women of Color Feminisms, Queer Theory, and/or Transgender Studies.”

URL: https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/585