Category Archives: Cinema/Media Studies

Pomona College Assistant Professorship in Chicanx/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “While we welcome degrees from traditional disciplines, the department seeks expertise in fields other than our existing strengths in history, sociology and psychology.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9986

Cornell University Open Rank Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are searching . . . across multiple fields within the humanities and the social sciences.” “We seek candidates with expertise in areas such as cinema and media studies, transnational Asian and Asian American cultural production, citizenship studies, immigration studies, political theory, environmental studies, ethnographic filmmaking, and gender studies.”
URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9992

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2016) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, especially in the area of expressive arts and culture, are encouraged to apply.”

URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Northwestern University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African Diasporic Music and Sound Cultures

Deadline: October 27

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The African American Studies and Performance Studies Departments seek candidates with “teaching and research interests in African diasporic musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political and social aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies, broadly defined.”
URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Critical Social Analysis

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ critical race theory and/or decolonizing approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on communication, media/social media, linguistic communities, translations, sound, narratives, and storytelling, all within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies. Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color that engage with and extend existing paradigms in Indigenous/Native Studies, Black Studies, and/or Asian/American and Trans-Pacific Studies. Comparative, qualitative, and decolonial research is welcome.”

URL: Pratt job

University of Illinois-Chicago Assistant Professorship in Disability and Human Development

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas: cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis. Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.”

URL: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=80801&job=assistant-professor-disability-and-human-development

University of California-Davis Assistant Professorship in Black Studies/Critical Race Studies

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure track

Comments: We seek “applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in black studies grounded in literary and cultural studies. Applicant should have research and teaching interests in American, African, and/or African Diasporic materials. We welcome but do not require candidates in research areas that complement existing areas of strength on our campus, including environmental humanities, popular cultures, media studies, performance studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01778

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