Category Archives: Human Rights

California State University-Fullerton Assistant Professorship in Critical Prison Studies/Carceral Studies

Deadline: October 1 (apparently reposted on Vitae 11/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will have a research program engaged with the implications of the carceral state in the United States. A comparative, diasporic, and/or multi-ethnic approach, paying particular attention to the African American experience is welcome.” “The candidate will demonstrate strong competence in such relevant intellectual traditions such as critical race theory, gender/masculinity studies, queer, or other contemporary critical perspectives on state violence and carceral projects.”

URL: http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job-openings/ft/9785BR_critical_prison_carceral_studies.asp

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California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714

Michigan State University Assistant Professorship in Digital Humanities/Digital Rhetorics

Deadline: November 22

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We favor candidates whose work engages with issues of rhetoric, culture, and environmental justice (such as rhetoric & food sovereignty, migration/immigration, environmental racism, land-based social justice issues, or culturally relevant environment rhetorics).”

URL: http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/498071/assistant-professortenure-system

Binghamton University Assistant Professorship in Human Rights

Deadline: Open until filled

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Preference will be given to candidates who examine inequality globally and adopt a comparative perspective. Areas of interest could include: immigration and migration, law, political economy, the state, transnationalism, displacement, refugees, health and migration, environment/sustainability, gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, and indigenous and/or Native American theory.”

URL: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=90909

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 Assistant Professorship in Geography

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Area: Geography and Human Rights. “Possible interests include humanitarian aid and development; refugee policy; health, education, and housing disparities; gender/sexual oppression; minority rights; and/or food/water security.”

URL: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20466

Davidson College Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applicants with teaching and research interests in Africana Studies in one or more of the following areas: electoral politics, political theory, black political economy, development and underdevelopment theory, gerrymandering/gentrification, environmental justice, criminal justice, carceral studies, immigration, colonialism, and/or capitalism and slavery.”

URL: http://employment.davidson.edu/cw/en-us/job/492638/assistant-professor-of-africana-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

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

Brown University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on Race in Science and Medicine

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek an interdisciplinary scholar from the fields of Africana Studies, History of Science and/or Medicine, Religious Studies, Sociology, or Anthropology with specialization in race, medicine, and the legacies of slavery.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39794