Category Archives: African American Studies

Washington University of St. Louis Assistant/Associate Professorship in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a scholar trained in Ethnic Studies. We see this category as including not only the traditional fields associated with such programs—Chicanx and Latinx Studies, Indigenous Studies, and Asian American Studies—but Diasporic Studies and scholars who think about the workings of ethnicity around the world. We will privilege candidates who demonstrate an ability to teach courses in our core curriculum such as Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Feminist Methodologies, Feminist Theory, and Sexuality Studies. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work is interdisciplinary in nature.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55174

and http://wgss.artsci.wustl.edu/articles/1174

Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

University of Southern California Assistant Professorship in US History

Deadline: October 20

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The History department welcomes applications from scholars whose work examines any aspect of the history of the United States across all periods. Fields and periods of particular interest include the history of slavery; the Civil War and Reconstruction; African America; Native America; the West; gender and sexuality; borderlands; the U.S. and the world.”

URL: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-history/1209/5238397

California State University-San Bernardino Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: September 30

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Candidates who can contribute to our public and oral history program, and/or have experience with GIS are particularly encouraged to apply.”

URL: CSUSB History Job

Villanova University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Candidates should be able to teach a two semester undergraduate and graduate survey in African American History. The successful applicant will also teach a thematically-based core History course of his/her creation and will be able to offer courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in her/his areas of specialization.”

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11716

Providence College Assistant Professorship in 20th C African American History

Deadline: October 20

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Scholars whose research places the African American experience in an interdisciplinary, comparative, and/or transnational perspective are particularly welcome. Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required.”

URL: https://careers.providence.edu/postings/1777

Ohio State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Black Citizenship

Deadline: May 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates will be evaluated using the following criteria: 1) academic grounding in social justice research focusing on blackness in a transnational or domestic context in any field; 2) research agenda linking the humanities to fields such as law, public policy, medicine, public health, education, social work, or the social sciences; and 3) experience designing and teaching Africana Studies courses.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54866

Towson University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 10 months, renewable

Comments: To “teach sections of the lower-division survey of United States history as well as upper division offerings in African American history and/or the introductory course in African and African American Studies, depending on departmental needs.  Preference will be given to candidates who can teach both halves of the U.S. survey.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54845

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