Category Archives: Law/legal studies

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

University of Florida Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: “renewable”

Comments: “Disciplinary backgrounds may include, but are not restricted to African American Studies, African American Women’s Studies, Anthropology, Caribbean Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and/or Sociology.”

URL: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/500856?lApplicationSubSourceID

University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year

Comments: “projects related to race and ethnic relations and/or immigrant political incorporation in the United States; help organize and participate in faculty/graduate student workshops; and aid in evaluating the progress of graduate students and undergraduates receiving research grants.” Must have earned a PhD between January 1, 2015, and June 1, 2017.

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39663

Pace University Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Studies

Deadline: December 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Preference will be given to candidates who have had social science and/or Latina/o Studies graduate training, and whose interests engage questions linked to community-based activism, advocacy organizations, and/or social justice issues. We seek applicants whose expertise encompasses Latina/o identity and communities in the United States context, immigration policy, and diverse (quantitative and qualitative) research methodologies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176392675&Title=Assistant%20Professor%2C%20Latina%2Fo%20Studies

University of Delaware Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: “Continuing Track”

Comments: “The range of courses [to be taught] include: Introduction to Black American Studies; Survey of African American Culture, and Contemporary Issues in African American Culture.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39595

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

Evergreen State College Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track equivalent

Comments: “While we seek primary training in U.S. Latina/o Studies with an emphasis in social science, we welcome in-depth expertise in any one of the following disciplines: Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Studies of Mexico or another Latin American country, Race, Class, Feminist/Gender Studies, LatinxQueer Studies, Indigenous Studies, Labor Studies, Environmental Justice Studies, Economics, Geography, Sociology, History, Law, or Political Science.”

URL: http://www.evergreen.edu/facultyhiring/jobs/Latina_o%20Studies%20-17.htm

Philadelphia University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach humanities, history and social science courses with an American focus in the general education core curriculum.”

URL: http://www.philau.edu/humanresources/facultyJobs/AssistantProfessorofAfricanAmericanStudies.html

Princeton University Institute for International and Regional Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: January 9

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Postdoctoral associates would participate in the activities of the PIIRS research community ‘Migration: People and Cultures across Borders.’” Focus will be “primarily on contemporary concerns, although historical perspectives are also welcome. Among the themes of interest are migration and the politics of nationhood (including identities, race, gender issues, and borders); statelessness and refugees; language, culture, and the arts.

URL: https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=225369

San Francisco State University Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialization in the areas of law, political science, public policy or legal studies.” “Preferred expertise in community organizing, immigration, educational policy, or Chinese American Studies.”

URL: http://csucareers.calstate.edu/Detail.aspx?pid=58640