Category Archives: American Studies

Wake Forest University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gender, Race, and Politics

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applicants are welcome from a broad range of social science discipline with the understanding of the expectation of ability to teach courses for the Department of Politics and International Affairs in the subfield of American politics with any of the following focus areas: American political history, American political institutions, American political behavior, American public opinion, human and civil rights, African American politics, Latino/a politics, Asian-American politics, race and politics, gender and American politics, and sexuality and queer politics.”

URL: https://wake-hr.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=2830&jobboardid=3338

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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

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

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

Skidmore College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates with two or more of the following specializations are encouraged to apply: Latin American and Latinx Studies, LGBTQ studies, and material culture. An ideal candidate will be prepared to teach a 200-level course titled Ethnic and Immigrant Experience and a 300-level course on American Material Culture.”

URL: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/1401

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

University of Michigan-Dearborn Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 17 (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Inviting “applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track in 20-21st Century Ethnic and/or Immigrant literature (excluding African American literature) and Creative Writing, beginning September 1, 2018. Applications from those who teach Arab-American or Latinx literature are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44989

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

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