University of Wisconsin-Madison Open Rank Professorship in Gender and Sexuality in African Cultural Studies

Deadline: December 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred: “research in southern Africa and/or in Francophone west/central Africa.” “Ph.D. in Gender & Women’s Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, Performance Studies, or a closely related discipline is required.”


Brandeis University Assistant Professorship in African American Theater and Performance

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful applicant will excel at fostering a critical dialogue about the past, present and future of American theater. Candidates interested in exploring issues of race, performance, and power are highly desired.”


Wellesley College Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: October 15 (review begins 10/1)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” Preference will be given to the fields of American Studies, ethnic studies, history, anthropology, sociology, media studies, performance studies, and art history. Candidates with community-oriented research, teaching, and engagement are especially encouraged to apply.”



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.”


Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in African Humanities

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking “scholars working in any field of the humanities dealing with Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to candidates working in all disciplines in the humanities broadly defined, including anthropology, art and archeology, comparative literature, English, film and video history, literatures in other languages, music, philosophy, religion, and women and gender studies.”


Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies and Digital Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “he tenure-home of the successful applicant will be Area and Global Studies. Areas of expertise relevant to African American Studies include: global black experience; African American social thought; contemporary black/African American social movements; black women’s culture and communities; black feminist thought; race and/or ethnicity; inequality, immigration, health, art and material expressions, criminal justice, public and social policy as they are relevant to Black/African American Studies. Areas of expertise relevant to Digital Studies include digital identities and representation, data literacy, digital culture and ethics; social media culture and communication.”

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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.”

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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.”
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