Category Archives: Religious Studies

Virginia Tech University Assistant Professorship in Race in American Religion and Culture

Deadline: January 29

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful applicant will hold, by the time of
appointment, a Ph.D. in Religious Studies or a related humanities or social
scientific discipline, with an emphasis on race in the United States, will evidence
the ability to teach courses on race in American religion and culture, will
demonstrate current scholarly research activity on race in American religion and
culture, and will have training in and a commitment to interdisciplinary research
and teaching in the area of religion and culture.”

URL: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81924

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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

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

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.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261

Florida A and M University Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: December 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Particular expertise/competency and/or research interests desires in the areas of Feminist/Womanist Theology, African/African-American/Caribbean/Eastern Religion, comparative religion, and cultural/race theory.”

URL: https://irattlerhcm.famu.edu/psp/famh9prd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?&Action=A&SiteId=300

Michigan State University Assistant Professorship in Digital Humanities/Digital Rhetorics

Deadline: November 22

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We favor candidates whose work engages with issues of rhetoric, culture, and environmental justice (such as rhetoric & food sovereignty, migration/immigration, environmental racism, land-based social justice issues, or culturally relevant environment rhetorics).”

URL: http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/498071/assistant-professortenure-system

Point Loma Nazarene University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Biblical Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The position includes teaching upper division biblical studies, general education, and biblical language courses, academic advising, and other departmental and committee responsibilities. Candidates who work with literary, postcolonial, gender, or cultural hermeneutics are especially encouraged to apply.”

URL: Point Loma Bible job

Texas Christian University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: At Roach Honors College. “experience, expertise, and publications in comparative critical studies encompassing multiple cultural perspectives and a record of exemplary teaching is essential. Demonstrated ability to contribute compelling and innovative lower- and upper-division courses to the College’s curriculum is highly valued, as is engagement with themes and issues of class, gender, sex, nationality, citizenship, race, and ethnic identity.” “Likely disciplinary backgrounds include (but are not limited to) cultural anthropology, ethnology, comparative race and ethnic studies, linguistics, sociology, geography, history, social work, communication studies, social entrepreneurship, musicology, ethnomusicology, art history, religious studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_JobDetail.ASP?T=20171025150308&

Rhodes College Assistant Professorship in the New Testament

Deadline: November 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, in particular from candidates who can contribute to programs such as Africana Studies, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Film and Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies, Neuroscience, and Urban Studies.”

URL: Rhodes NT job