Category Archives: Political Science

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

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

Vanderbilt University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Public Theology and Racial Justice

Deadline: March 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: ”

This is a unique postdoctoral training opportunity to work with the Collaborative whose chief aim is to harness the power of public theology to engage a wide public in examining and critiquing existing social practices and cultural understandings through the lens of our respective religious insights with the ultimate goal of fostering multiracial interreligious networks that are dedicated to working toward imagining and building a just society for all via education, media, and activism.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000352484-01

University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: February 13

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The University of Pittsburgh Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is offering three postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities and two in the social sciences (in the Department of Economics and the Department of Political Science”

URL: http://www.as.pitt.edu/postdoctoral-fellowship-program

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

Williams College Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Russian/Post-Soviet Politics

Deadline: January 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We have particular interest in Russian foreign policy, religious and/or ethnic politics, contemporary Russian political thought, and political demography.” “We welcome applications from candidates who have completed their PhD. within the last five years and also those who have not yet completed their Ph.D. but will have the PhD. in hand by the start date of the appointment.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40016

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

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

Northern Arizona University Lectureship in Transnational Feminism

Deadline: January 4

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work focuses on an innovative and rigorous interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the Global South and/or Indigeneity. Applicants with disciplinary emphases on one or more themes such as, Islam, gender, and sexuality; reproductive justice and sexual, queer, and/or trans politics; sexuality and settler colonialism; indigenous feminism; gender and diaspora are strongly encouraged to apply.”

URL: NAZ TransFem job