Category Archives: Human Rights

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

Northern Arizona University Lectureship in Transnational Feminism

Deadline: January 4

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work focuses on an innovative and rigorous interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the Global South and/or Indigeneity. Applicants with disciplinary emphases on one or more themes such as, Islam, gender, and sexuality; reproductive justice and sexual, queer, and/or trans politics; sexuality and settler colonialism; indigenous feminism; gender and diaspora are strongly encouraged to apply.”

URL: NAZ TransFem job

Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred “Ability to contribute to an additional existing interdisciplinary program within the college, particularly Human Rights, Middle East Studies, East Asian Studies, African/African American Studies, Latin American and Latino/a Studies, or the anticipated Digital Studies minor.” “Areas of expertise could include: global inequality, migration, trans-nationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights, gender, race or ethnicity.”

URL: http://www.jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492500/assistant-professor-brooks-college-of-interdisciplinary-studies-global-studies

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

University of Chicago Assistant Professorship in Race and Ethnicity in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 10

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We invite applications for one or more tenure-track position(s) at the rank of Assistant Professor from scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This is a division-wide search. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. The Division of Social Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the faculty, and we therefore encourage applicants who come from racial, ethnic, and social groups that are underrepresented in academia.”

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

University of Laverne Assistant Professorship in Latina/o and Latin American Studies

Deadline: “Review of applicants for this position will begin November 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.” (posted on Laverne site 11/21)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Two positions. “The field of specialization is open within the humanities and social sciences [but] we seek teacher-scholars who are interested in the interdisciplinary connections of community engagement and scholarship with foci in any of the following: intercultural communication; liberation theology and/or comparative religious traditions; print, digital, or expressive cultures within local, transnational, cross-border, or hemispheric geographies; migration, immigration, and social justice; performance and performativity; human rights; and/or race, ethnicity, and indigeneity.

The tenure home will be in one of the following departments/program within the College of Arts and Sciences: Art, Photography, Religion and Philosophy, or Speech Communication”

URL: https://laverne.peopleadmin.com/postings/2966

Binghamton University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Human Rights

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 11/11)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a scholar whose research interests are in the area of human rights as it pertains to communities that are marginalized or disenfranchised within the context of the US and/or internationally. 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, disability studies, environment/sustainability, gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, indigenous and/or Native American theory, and genocide/political violence.” “Candidate requirements include a Ph.D. in human development, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, or related fields.”

URL: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=78730

University of South Florida Postdoctoral Position in Social Sciences and Humanities

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year with possible renewal

Comments: “The over-arching theme for this program is Global Change in a Dynamic World. Potential themes include (but are not limited to) sustainability; sustainable development; hazard and disaster management; climate change; population changes; technology and information issues; communication and language development; cultural diasporas; ethnicity, gender, and aging issues; cultural heritage and histories; digital humanities; citizenship; identity; health, economic, education, and environmental disparities; political economy; ethics; human rights; animal rights; peace and conflict studies; injury and violence; security and surveillance issues.”

“Applicants must have a doctoral degree in one of the following disciplines: Anthropology; Communication; English; Geography, Environmental Science and Policy; Government and International Affairs; History; Philosophy; Sociology, or an affiliated program, earned no earlier than 2014.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000339576-01