Category Archives: Performance 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

College of the Holy Cross Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066

 

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in Music

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Areas of teaching, research, and performance specialization might include (but are not limited to) hip hop, DJ culture, and related forms of music (such as house, electronica, gqom), African-American, Asian, Latin American or Caribbean musics, hip hop production, or other modes of performative creativity.”

 

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81005

Lehigh University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin American or Latino studies

Deadline: February 17

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applications are welcome from candidates whose research concentrates in any of the following areas: social movements, identity (gender, ethnic, religious, etc.), transnational migration, and/or urbanization. Candidates working within the fields of Religion and Theater/Performance Studies are especially welcome to apply.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8705

Brown University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hispanic Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking scholar “with a specialization in contemporary Mexican literary, visual, and/or performance studies. We especially welcome applicants working on narrative, poetry or drama about violence, social change and migration in relation to a broader Mexican and Latin American tradition or Mexican and U.S. border studies; a proven interest in film, visual arts, or digital culture and in critical theory is also desirable.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39560

Brown University Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Literature and Culture

Deadline: January 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek candidates who focus on the topic of Native North American
cultural production, with a distinct preference towards scholars
working on literary and expressive culture in any period since 1800.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39909

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

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

Northwestern Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek a candidate trained in the humanities, social sciences, or ethnic studies whose research and teaching interests are not yet represented in LLSP. While areas of specialization are open, we are particularly interested in candidates whose work focuses on Latina/o/x media, Afrolatinidades, or Central Americans in the U.S.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000341646-01

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086