Category Archives: American Studies

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

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

Albright College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Cultural Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in American cultural studies using intersectional approaches, such as frameworks of race, gender, and sexuality, are particularly of interest. Candidates should specialize broadly in American studies and incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks relative to multiple communities or issues—African American, South Asian American, Arab American, Latino/a American, etc. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach media criticism, literary journalism or creative nonfiction.”

URL: http://www.albright.edu/hr/jobs.html#vapacs

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

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applicants should hold a Ph.D., preferably in American Studies or a related field.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40947

Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: April 14

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in American Studies, with a specialty in Africana/African Diasporic studies, as her or his major area of research and teaching interest. A focus on visual studies is welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3816

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Included among the four courses (two courses each semester) the successful candidate would be expected to teach are a (one- or two-semester) survey course on African American history, a course on the movements for black freedom and civil rights, and one or two courses of the candidate’s own choosing.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40862