Category Archives: Rhetoric

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.”

URL: http://www.afam.northwestern.edu/about/open-positions.html (scroll down)

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University of Nevada-Reno Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: October 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position is in “twentieth and twenty-first century U.S. Latinx and/or Chicanx literatures“; “The position will be a joint appointment in the English Department and the Gender, Race, and Identity Program.” “Secondary areas of specialization might include cultural studies, critical race theory, border theories and literatures, indigenous studies and literatures, feminist theory, queer theory, globalization and citizenship, migration, environmental humanities, visual studies, and film studies.”

URL: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/25955

Muhlenberg College Assistant Professorship in English and Africana Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: Joint appointment. “Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach and research African American and African diasporic literature; we especially welcome applicants who can teach broadly in American literature.”

URL: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/hr/jobs.html

University of Illinois-Chicago Assistant Professorship in Disability and Human Development

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The applicant should teach disability studies in the humanities with an interdisciplinary approach in one or more of these areas: cultural studies, gender and women’s studies, queer/crip studies, neurodiversity, race and ethnicity, mad studies, Deaf studies, intersectional analysis. Within these interdisciplinary approaches we are looking for someone who specializes in the study of literature, media, and/or film from the point of view of US or non-US context.”

URL: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=80801&job=assistant-professor-disability-and-human-development

University of California-Davis Assistant Professorship in Black Studies/Critical Race Studies

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure track

Comments: We seek “applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in black studies grounded in literary and cultural studies. Applicant should have research and teaching interests in American, African, and/or African Diasporic materials. We welcome but do not require candidates in research areas that complement existing areas of strength on our campus, including environmental humanities, popular cultures, media studies, performance studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01778

University of Delaware Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: “Continuing Track”

Comments: “The range of courses [to be taught] include: Introduction to Black American Studies; Survey of African American Culture, and Contemporary Issues in African American Culture.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39595

State University of New York-New Paltz Assistant Professorship in Black Studies

Deadline: January 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The primary responsibility will be to teach courses within the Department of Black Studies including core courses such as Introduction to Africa, Pre-colonial Black History, Introduction to Black Studies, courses in the culture and history of Sub-Saharan Africa, courses on race and racism, basic Black American History courses and Senior Seminar.” “The Department is open as to the applicant’s field of interest; however those with specialties in the areas of the oral and familial traditions in Sub-Saharan Africa or Black Education and Psychology are especially encouraged to apply.” “We will also consider applications from those in the field of Black Educational Psychology.”

URL: https://jobs.newpaltz.edu/postings/561

Bentley University Assistant/Associate Professorship in English and Media Studies

Deadline: November 30 (posted on HigherEdJobs 11/11)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “applications for two tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor positions in cultural studies, with potential foci on race/ethnicity, gender/sexuality, and/or transnational cultures. Preferred applicants will be able to teach across departmental offerings in expository writing, literature, rhetoric and composition, and cinema and media studies, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of the humanities at a business university.”

URL: https://jobs.bentley.edu/postings/2534

University of Florida Assistant Professorship in Visual Rhetoric

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek candidates with expertise in image/text theory, the graphic novel, and sequential arts. We especially seek those with emphases in gender and women’s studies, queer theory, critical race theory, or ethnic studies.”

URL: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/499416/assistant-professor-visual-rhetoric

St. John’s University (NY) Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 14 posted on HigherEdJobs 11/4)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Research interests may include the following: comparative rhetorics; rhetorics of gender and/or sexuality; rhetorics of race, culture, and ethnicity; rhetorics of class and labor; and digital studies and/or new media.”

URL: https://stjohnsedu.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobInfo&version=1&jobid=218215&jobboardid=101