Category Archives: Linguistics

Bucknell University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American Studies

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “This position is open to any discipline and field of specialization within Latin American Studies. Particular consideration will be given to candidates who have a specialization within any of the following area studies: political/economic/social/cultural/historical perspectives on Latin America, Brazil, Afro-Latin American cultures, social movements, sub-regional studies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176673733&Title=Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20in%20Latin%20American%20Studies

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Bowdoin College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Africana Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Must have completed PhD no earlier than January 1, 2015. Seeking candidates who work on “(Sub-Saharan West Africa) or African Diaspora Studies (West Africa and some area, or areas, of the Atlantic World, excluding the US) to begin July 1, 2018. The field is open to applicants from any academic discipline.”

URL: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4603

University of Wyoming Assistant Professorship in American Indian Studies/Anthropology

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “Expertise in current issues and practices in Linguistic Anthropology, Indigenous language retention and revitalization.”

URL: UWyoming Anthro job

Texas Christian University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: At Roach Honors College. “experience, expertise, and publications in comparative critical studies encompassing multiple cultural perspectives and a record of exemplary teaching is essential. Demonstrated ability to contribute compelling and innovative lower- and upper-division courses to the College’s curriculum is highly valued, as is engagement with themes and issues of class, gender, sex, nationality, citizenship, race, and ethnic identity.” “Likely disciplinary backgrounds include (but are not limited to) cultural anthropology, ethnology, comparative race and ethnic studies, linguistics, sociology, geography, history, social work, communication studies, social entrepreneurship, musicology, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20171025150308&

University of California-San Diego Assistant Professorship in Linguistic or Cultural Anthropology

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek ethnographically grounded and theoretically rigorous scholars whose research examines relations of power. We are particularly interested in a new colleague who focuses on: language use and regimentation; socioeconomic disparity and political ecology; formations of race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, or religion; or colonial/postcolonial relations. Geographic region is open; candidates whose area of expertise is the Middle East, Africa, or their diasporas are especially encouraged to apply.”

URL: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01589

Bennington College Faculty Position in Sociolinguistics

Deadline: November 1

Length: Unstated

Comments: “The ideal candidate will bring new content and perspectives to our curriculum through an active research agenda that focuses on one or more of the following: language and gender, language and ethnicity, African-American vernacular English, creolization, class and language, language and education, language and power, language and migration.”

URL: https://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fuop

Colorado State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Examples of potential candidates’ areas of expertise in Native American Studies include but are not limited to: Indigenous methodologies, Indigenous knowledge systems, land rights and tribal sovereignty, contemporary literary and visual culture, history, health, Indigenous education and leadership, tribal governments, sociopolitical and political economy, decolonial feminism, settler colonialism, and heritage language revitalization.”

URL: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50217

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Critical Social Analysis

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ critical race theory and/or decolonizing approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on communication, media/social media, linguistic communities, translations, sound, narratives, and storytelling, all within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies. Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color that engage with and extend existing paradigms in Indigenous/Native Studies, Black Studies, and/or Asian/American and Trans-Pacific Studies. Comparative, qualitative, and decolonial research is welcome.”

URL: Pratt job

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

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