Category Archives: African American Studies

Rhodes College Visiting Assistant Professorship in History and Africana Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in the history of the Black Atlantic and/or the African-American experience and who could teach an Introduction to Africana Studies course. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in an interdisciplinary program such as gender and sexuality studies, urban studies, or critical race theory. ”

URL: https://jobs.rhodes.edu/postings/2462

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Rutgers University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Gender History

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The theme for the seminar series is “Black Bodies” and the seminar seeks to pull together several interdisciplinary frames of inquiry about ‘black bodies’ in various times, spaces, and geographies. Attentive to the intersections/assemblages of race, gender and sexuality, the seminar asks and invites questions concerning the many ways in which black bodies are subject to epistemic, historical, archival, state/non-state, biopolitical, and praxes of violence and erasure in global configurations.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/47914

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Associateship in African American History, 1940-Present

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 year with possible renewal of a second

Comments: “The primary duties of this post-doc will be to administer and supervise research for the “Scarlet and Black Project” on the history of Native and African Americans in Rutgers History. The recipient will also participate and present in the “Black Bodies” seminar series.  Consult http://rcha.rutgers.edu/black-bodies and http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/  for details.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/48017

Holy Cross College Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: January 23

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The College would like this postdoctoral position to address some of the larger issues and politics facing the United States today. As a result, we especially invite applications from scholars who work either on the philosophy of race or on the political economy of race, gender, and class, particularly in relation to urban politics.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/47987

Virginia Tech University Assistant Professorship in Race in American Religion and Culture

Deadline: January 29

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful applicant will hold, by the time of
appointment, a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related humanities or social
scientific discipline, with an emphasis on race in the United States, will evidence
the ability to teach courses on race in American religion and culture, will
demonstrate current scholarly research activity on race in American religion and
culture, and will have training in and a commitment to interdisciplinary research
and teaching in the area of religion and culture.”

URL: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81924

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

College of Mount St. Vincent Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The College of Mount Saint Vincent is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in African American or Latino/Latina Literature.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176622874&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20for%20Fall%202018

Georgia Southern University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: January 19

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “ability to teach courses in African-American history in different chronological eras”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56211

Georgia Gwinnett University Open Rank Professorship in African American History

Deadline: Unstated (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/4)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Successful candidate will “teach the US history survey and two upper division courses in African-American history. ”

URL: https://jobs.ggc.edu/job-details?jobID=26810&job=history-assistant-associate-or-full-professor-in-african-american-history-fall-2018

Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in African Humanities

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking “scholars working in any field of the humanities dealing with Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to candidates working in all disciplines in the humanities broadly defined, including anthropology, art and archeology, comparative literature, English, film and video history, literatures in other languages, music, philosophy, religion, and women and gender studies.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261