Category Archives: American Studies

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

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

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066

 

Wesleyan University Visiting Assistant Profesorship in African American Literature

Deadline: March 27

Length: 1 year

Comments: The teaching load is 3/2 and in addition to survey and first-year seminar courses will include courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise.

URL: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5783