Category Archives: Family 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

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Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25066&siteid=5043&jobid=594956

Hampshire College Assistant Professorship in Diasporic Youth Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek scholars with experience investigating young people’s cultural, social, and political engagements in and across community, national, and/or transnational spaces. We seek applications from scholars in the areas of childhood studies, critical youth studies, sociology of childhood and youth, or anthropology of childhood and youth. Successful candidates will have experience with teaching and research related to critical ethnic studies, critical race studies, and possibly additional critical perspectives such as feminist studies, critical urban education, and/or queer studies; and will also guide independent student research in these and related areas of inquiry. ”

URL: https://jobs.hampshire.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=517

California State University-Fresno Assistant Professorship in American Indian Studies

Deadline: October 5

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will specialize in the study of American Indian/Native American populations using feminist critical intersectional approaches. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialty in one or more of the following: California Indians, the environment, reproductive justice and/or health disparities, gender-based violence, or educational access and discrimination.”

URL: https://cmsweb.fresnostate.edu/psc/HFRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_FRHRS.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_HtmlJobOpening?HRS_JOB_OPENING_ID=13004

University of Arkansas Assistant Professorship in Human Development and Family Studies

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 8/13, to start August 2017)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Ideally, the successful candidate will have a program of research on family processes across dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, geography, military service, sexual preference, gender-identity, or other sub-populations.”

URL: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15452

University of Toronto-Scarborough Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food Studies

Deadline: March 20

Length: 1 year

Comments:

Position 1 – We seek applicants with primary research experience in one or more of the following areas: urban food security; food and diaspora; urban food activism; food and urban livelihoods/labour; and urban agriculture.

Position 2 – We seek applicants with primary research experience in either or both of: food and sensory experience; and/or critical approaches to nutrition discourses and practices.  This position will appeal to emerging scholars with a background in Science and Technology Studies or other humanistic or social science approaches to diet, nutrition, and foodways.

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=52500

Rice University Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year with potential renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Available are “two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research and publication projects that focus on gender and health; gender and urban studies; women in the global economy; sex, race, and nation; or sexuality studies. The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and the potential to make a solid contribution to the Center’s program in engaged feminist research.”

URL: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/5626

Brown University Open Rank Professorship in Education — Human Development

Deadline: October 15

Length: Tenure-track/tenured

Comments: “We invite scholars whose research focuses on human development from birth to young adulthood and whose work is clearly germane to education.  Areas of interest in this search include human development scholarship as applied to cultural/ethnic factors, racial/ethnic identity, bilingual/literacy development, socio-emotional processes, parental socialization, or cognitive and neurological processes of development, though we welcome scholarship in other areas relevant to education.” “We invite individuals with an earned doctorate from any discipline who study human development broadly construed, including psychology, anthropology, sociology, family studies, and public health, among others.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/30596

University of Utah Assistant Professorship in Family and Consumer Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Research interests should connect family health issues at any stage of the lifespan to public policy contexts. Examples include, but are not limited to, how maternal employment practices and policies affect children’s obesity, how child protective services policies and associated adverse childhood family experiences predict the risk of chronic diseases, how genetic testing policies alter reproductive choices, how public aid policies affect the mental health of recipients and their family members, or how government programs impact options for informal caregiving of ill family members.” “Scholars with a focus on diverse families are especially encouraged to apply.”

URL: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/43402

Eastern Kentucky University Associate/Assistant Professorship in Human Development and Family Studies

Deadline: April 13

Length: Tenured/tenure-track

Comments: “he successful candidate will teach courses in apparel design & merchandising and child & family studies. Courses could include but are not limited to merchandising, apparel production, social & psychological aspects of dress, lifespan development, identity & sexuality, and marriage & family, with the possibility of teaching specific courses online and during the winter and summer sessions.”

URL: https://jobs.eku.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1426685993582