Category Archives: Human Development

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

Vanderbilt University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Theology and Racial Justice

Deadline: March 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: ”

This is a unique postdoctoral training opportunity to work with the Collaborative whose chief aim is to harness the power of public theology to engage a wide public in examining and critiquing existing social practices and cultural understandings through the lens of our respective religious insights with the ultimate goal of fostering multiracial interreligious networks that are dedicated to working toward imagining and building a just society for all via education, media, and activism.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000352484-01

American Philosophical Society Center for Native American and Indigenous Research Fellowship

Deadline: February 1

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Applicants’ research must pertain to Native American history, anthropology, linguistics, cultural revitalization, and related fields”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/31859

Kent State University Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: January 17 (posted on HigherEdJobs 1/13/17)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “WE SEEK SCHOLARS WHOSE RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS ARE IN INEQUALITY WITH STRONG INTEREST IN RACE, IMMIGRATION AND MIGRATION.”

URL: https://jobs.kent.edu/postings/11911

California State University Assistant Professorship in African Studies

Deadline: January 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with “primary research interests that emphasize Western or Central African culture on the continent or in the African Diaspora, including Latin America and the Caribbean.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176415670&Title=African%20Studies%20%2D%20Assistant%20Professor

University of St. Thomas Term Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 1

Length: Non-tenure track; renewable up to 5 years

Comments: “The position involves teaching the department’s quantitative statistics courses, as well as upper level courses in areas such as race and ethnicity, social stratification, or family studies.”

URL: https://facultyemployment-stthomas.icims.com/jobs/2702/assistant-professor-of-sociology/job