Category Archives: Pan-African Studies

Rutgers University-New Brunswick Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “While we seek a broad range of applicants, we are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching examine one or more of the following areas: 1) intersecting histories and engagements of the African diaspora and other diasporas of color (e.g. Afro-Asian, Afro-Latino); 2) religion in the African diaspora; and/or 3) performance studies and expressive and creative arts.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/45549

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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

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Gender, Race, and Environmental Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Africana Studies & Research Center (ASRC) and Feminist, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program (FGSS) at Cornell University invite applicants for a joint tenure-track position for scholars working at the intersection of gender, race, and environmental studies at the rank of assistant professor. We seek a candidate whose research and teaching focuses on some configuration of the following areas of inquiry: cultural geography, social and political theory, environmental inequality, eco-feminism and queer ecologies, biotechnology, bioethics, environmental sustainability (broadly and creatively defined) and/or histories of science. We are seeking interdisciplinary scholars whose work highlights methodologies and themes associated with environmental humanities with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and/or inequality as categories of analysis in the African diaspora.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9872

Northwestern University Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Studies

Deadline: December 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2016) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, especially in the area of expressive arts and culture, are encouraged to apply.”

URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

Northwestern University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African Diasporic Music and Sound Cultures

Deadline: October 27

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The African American Studies and Performance Studies Departments seek candidates with “teaching and research interests in African diasporic musical forms and sound cultures, particularly as they intersect with political and social aspects of the black experience. The departments are particularly interested in scholars whose work engages critical race studies and performance studies, broadly defined.”
URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

University of North Carolina-Greensboro Assistant Professorship in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America

Deadline: October 16 (review begins)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.”

URL: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9043

Villanova University Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Studies

Deadline: October 17

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Cross-disciplinary interests in fields such as theater and performance studies, the visual arts, 19th and early 20th century studies, Maghreb, Sub-Saharan Africa and Francophone North American studies are especially welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12275

Berea College Teaching Position in African Religions

Deadline: November 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: “Applicants will hold a Ph.D. (or anticipate completion of the degree by 1 August 2018) in religious studies, with a primary focus in one or more of the following fields: Religions of Africa, Indigenous or Traditional African Religions, Religions of the Caribbean Region, and/or Religions of the African Diaspora.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176569904&Title=Three%2DYear%20Position%20in%20African%20Religions

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Global South Studies

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ transnational approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on social movements, forms of resistance, feminisms, or non-western, experimental and/or queer knowledge formations. Scholars should demonstrate expertise within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies.” “Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color within critical area studies that engage with and extend existing paradigms in African, Latin America, Middle Eastern, East Asian, South Asian, or Southeast Asian Studies.”

URL: Pratt Global South job

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