Category Archives: Public Policy

California State University-Los Angeles Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pan-African Studies and Latin American Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “An earned Ph.D. in a field of the Social Sciences or Humanities closely-related to Afro-Latino Cultures, Experiences, and Resistance in the Americas, including Pan-African/Africana/Black Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Women/Gender Studies is required”

URL: http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-las-ttf

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Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship — Inequality in America

Deadline: January 16

Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a 3rd

Comments: Seeking recent PhDs working in one of the following research areas.

URL: https://inequalityinamerica.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-program

California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714

San Jose State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Area of specialization open. “Desired qualifications include an interdisciplinary and/or ethnic studies background.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44614

Western Washington University Assistant Professorship in Chican@/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applicants must have a Ph.D. in history or the social sciences or in an appropriate interdisciplinary field such as Chican@/Latinx Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Feminist Studies, or Comparative Cultural Studies with a specialization within the social sciences and or U.S. history. Of particular interests are: Economics, Urban Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Anthropology and Political Science.”

URL: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7732

Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10333

University of South Carolina-Columbia Assistant Professorship in Environment and Race

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Research interests may include, but are not limited to: environmental justice; race, nature, and landscape; diversity in environmental institutions; race and class in environmental movements; the intersections of social inequality and environmental conflict; race and conservation; and race and environmental imagery.” “Potential disciplinary backgrounds could include sociology, geography, anthropology, history, public policy, political science, environmental humanities, comparative literature, African American studies, American studies and related fields.”

URL: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20441

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