Category Archives: Human Development

Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

Mount Holyoke Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: October 2

Length: Tenure track

Comments: ” We especially encourage applicants with an interest in the comparative study of race and ethnicity, inequality, culture, globalization, organizations, or law to apply. The Department seeks a candidate with experience in quantitative methods.”

URL: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=541

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professorship in Anthropology

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “We are looking for an ethnographer who specializes in media and visual anthropology, with attention to the politics of representation regarding cultural forms such as race, class, gender, religion, and ability. We welcome candidates who incorporate video, photography, and/or other innovative techniques into their ethnographic methodology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in interdisciplinary fields such as Film Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, and Journalism, as well as with community-based and global education programs.”

URL: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=557

Lehigh University Assistant Professorship in Psychology and Africana Studies

Deadline: October 16

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “We seek candidates in cognitive, developmental, or social psychology with strength in the empirical examination of social justice issues. Any research area that explores racial equity and racial disparities is under consideration.”

URL: http://cf.lehigh.edu/facjobs/facjob_post_detail.cfm?intFacPostID=329

Providence College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: September 30

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The successful candidate must show evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and publication in the area of Social Theory. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in W.E.B. Du Bois, critical race theory and intersectionality and/or economic sociology. As our student body, and sociology majors in particular, grow increasingly diverse, we have a strong preference for publicly engaged scholarship, and candidates with interests in student-centered pedagogical and mentoring practices.”

URL: https://careers.providence.edu/postings/1770

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

Williams College Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: September 1, 2017

Length: Tenure-track (beginning 2018-19)

Comments: “Areas of scholarly inquiry are open, with a particular interest in candidates whose research agenda includes: the intersections of work, culture, and the economy; law; education; medical sociology; migration and citizenship; social movements; race and inequality, and/or whose research has a regional or comparative focus on Africa, Latin America or the EU.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40974

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

 

Clark University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health, Humanities, and Race

Deadline: March 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates must have research programs that study health, including but not limited to: illness, disability, disease, the provision of health care, the health sciences, or medical technology from a humanities-based approach with particular focus on race and ethnicity.  Humanities-based approaches appropriate for this position include but are not limited to: cultural, historical, or philosophical studies of medicine, nursing, or public health; intersections with gender and sexuality; literary or artistic analyses of health, illness, or disability; studies of discourse and narrative in medicine; and ethics and social justice in the health professions.”

URL: http://www2.clarku.edu/offices/hr/jobopportunities/jobsdb.cfm?id=1325&viewjob=1&grouping=F