Category Archives: History

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

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

Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in US Latina/o History

Deadline: April 20

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the area of U.S. Latina/o History, including a one-semester survey. Other classes might address the history of the US Mexico Borderlands, social movements, immigration, sexuality and race, and/or topics to the candidate’s area of specialization.”

URL: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/4508

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

 

Concordia University (Montreal) Assistant Professorship in Law and Society/Global South

Deadline: April 7

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome applications from scholars with research in law and society in colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts.  Research specialties may include, but are not limited to: transitional justice, empire and the law, peace and conflict studies, legal pluralism, and law in everyday social life and informal contexts.  Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in History, Political Science, or a relevant discipline.”

URL: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/tenure-track-position-in-law-society-global-south.html

Peru State College Assistant Professorship in US History

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “Research and teaching focus in American studies. While the area of concentration in American history is open, we are especially interested in candidates who have experience in women’s history, African-American history, labor history, socio-cultural history, or environmental history.”

URL: http://www.peru.edu/hr/?page_id=2766

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Associateship in African American History, 1865-1940

Deadline: March 30

Length: Apparently 1 year

Comments: “The primary duties of this post-doc will be to administer and supervise research for the “Scarlet and Black Project” on the history of Native and African Americans in Rutgers History. The recipient will also participate and present in the “Black Bodies” seminar series.  Consult http://rcha.rutgers.edu/black-bodies and http://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/  for details.” “The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the Ph.D.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40417

Missouri Western State University Assistant Professorship in US History

Deadline: March 17

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Areas of expertise must include the United States after 1865, with particular emphasis on the post-1945 period; additional desirable fields include Public History and African American History.”

URL: https://www.missouriwestern.edu/hr/employment/faculty/ (scroll down)