Category Archives: Religious 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

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

Rhodes College Assistant Professorship in Religious Studies

Deadline: Review begins 1/11 (posted on HigherEdJobs 1/11)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in African American religion and theology needed for an undergraduate curriculum in religious studies. The candidate will also teach first-year core curriculum courses (as part of the “Life: Then and Now” and/or “The Search for Values in Light of Western History and Religion” programs: www.rhodes.edu/humanities ). Courses may also be cross-listed with such interdisciplinary programs as Africana Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and Urban Studies.”

URL: http://www.Click2apply.net/v427hqkk8c

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 Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship on Race in Science and Medicine

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek an interdisciplinary scholar from the fields of Africana Studies, History of Science and/or Medicine, Religious Studies, Sociology, or Anthropology with specialization in race, medicine, and the legacies of slavery.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39794

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

Carleton College Postdoctoral Fellowship in Refugee and Migration Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities. Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3022

Guilford College Assistant Professorship in Islam

Deadline: January 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with the ability to teach courses in religious ethics, Bible, and/or Judaism [and] who is able to address economic, racial, gender, and political issues within a diverse global context from a Religious Studies perspective.” “Special consideration will be given to applicants who can support Guilford’s interdisciplinary programs, such as African and African-American Studies, International Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.”

URL: https://guilford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1997