Category Archives: Demography

California State University-Los Angeles Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pan-African Studies and Latin American Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “An earned Ph.D. in a field of the Social Sciences or Humanities closely-related to Afro-Latino Cultures, Experiences, and Resistance in the Americas, including Pan-African/Africana/Black Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Women/Gender Studies is required”

URL: http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-las-ttf

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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

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship — Inequality in America

Deadline: January 16

Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a 3rd

Comments: Seeking recent PhDs working in one of the following research areas.

URL: https://inequalityinamerica.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-program

San Jose State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Area of specialization open. “Desired qualifications include an interdisciplinary and/or ethnic studies background.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44614

Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10333

University of South Carolina-Columbia Assistant Professorship in Environment and Race

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Research interests may include, but are not limited to: environmental justice; race, nature, and landscape; diversity in environmental institutions; race and class in environmental movements; the intersections of social inequality and environmental conflict; race and conservation; and race and environmental imagery.” “Potential disciplinary backgrounds could include sociology, geography, anthropology, history, public policy, political science, environmental humanities, comparative literature, African American studies, American studies and related fields.”

URL: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20441

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a candidate whose research and teaching focuses on some configuration of the following areas of inquiry: cultural geography, social and political theory, environmental inequality, eco-feminism and queer ecologies, biotechnology, bioethics, environmental sustainability (broadly and creatively defined) and/or histories of science. We are seeking interdisciplinary scholars whose work highlights methodologies and themes associated with environmental humanities with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and/or inequality as categories of analysis in the African diaspora.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9872

University of North Carolina-Greensboro Assistant Professorship in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America

Deadline: October 16 (review begins)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.”

URL: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9043

University of California-Los Angeles Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Urban Issues

Deadline: November 13

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome applicants with varied research interests within this broad area, including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in minority communities. We are open to scholars with interest in any geographical area, but we have a slight preference for finding a colleague who emphasizes the study of Los Angeles or its region in their research.”

URL: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03235

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Global South Studies

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ transnational approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on social movements, forms of resistance, feminisms, or non-western, experimental and/or queer knowledge formations. Scholars should demonstrate expertise within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies.” “Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color within critical area studies that engage with and extend existing paradigms in African, Latin America, Middle Eastern, East Asian, South Asian, or Southeast Asian Studies.”

URL: Pratt Global South job