Category Archives: African American Studies

Monmouth University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 26

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates with the ability to teach advanced courses on African American Intellectual History; Race and Ethnicity, Gender Studies, American Popular Culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and the African Diaspora are preferred”

URL: https://jobs.monmouth.edu/postings/8415

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “While we seek a broad range of applicants, we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching examine one or more of the following areas: 1) intersecting histories and engagements of the African diaspora and other diasporas of color (e.g. Afro-Asian, Afro-Latino); 2) religion in the African diaspora; and/or 3) performance studies and expressive and creative arts.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/45549

Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will also teach graduate courses in African-American history and the candidate’s field of specialty as well as undergraduate courses in African-American and U.S history.”

URL: http://case.edu/academic-careers/ (scroll down)

Davidson College Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applicants with teaching and research interests in Africana Studies in one or more of the following areas: electoral politics, political theory, black political economy, development and underdevelopment theory, gerrymandering/gentrification, environmental justice, criminal justice, carceral studies, immigration, colonialism, and/or capitalism and slavery.”

URL: http://employment.davidson.edu/cw/en-us/job/492638/assistant-professor-of-africana-studies

University of North Alabama Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pre-1877 African American History

Deadline: November 10

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Preference given to a specialty in North American slavery. A secondary field in African History or the Atlantic World would be of special interest.”

URL: https://jobs.una.edu/postings/4538

University of Dayton Assistant/Associate Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 24

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The position requires teaching in African American history in addition to HST 103 The West and the World that is the department’s introductory course in historical study.”

URL: https://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/24548

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Gender, Race, and Environmental Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Africana Studies & Research Center (ASRC) and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program (FGSS) at Cornell University invite applicants for a joint tenure-track position for scholars working at the intersection of gender, race, and environmental studies at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a candidate whose research and teaching focuses on some configuration of the following areas of inquiry: cultural geography, social and political theory, environmental inequality, eco-feminism and queer ecologies, biotechnology, bioethics, environmental sustainability (broadly and creatively defined) and/or histories of science. We are seeking interdisciplinary scholars whose work highlights methodologies and themes associated with environmental humanities with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and/or inequality as categories of analysis in the African diaspora.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9872

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2016) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, especially in the area of expressive arts and culture, are encouraged to apply.”

URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Northwestern University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African Diasporic Music and Sound Cultures

Deadline: October 27

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The African American Studies and Performance Studies Departments seek candidates with “teaching and research interests in African diasporic musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political and social aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies, broadly defined.”
URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Middle Tennessee State University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Department of History at Middle Tennessee State University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in pre-1900 African-American History, with a preference for the history of slavery.”

URL: https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/5801