Category Archives: Rhetoric

Illinois State University Assistant Professorship in Communication Studies/Rhetoric

Deadline: October 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position will be “a joint assignment with the African American Studies minor
URL: https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=273690

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University of the Bahamas Assistant/Associate Professorship in English

Deadline: November 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a dynamic professor who desires to develop curricula and engage in research informed by the unique cultural contexts of Bahamian and Caribbean theatre within a global perspective. We are interested in candidates who also specialize in gender and sexuality studies and/or critical race theory.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176804820&Title=Assistant%2FAssociate%20Professor%2C%20English%20%28Cultural%20Studies%20and%20Rhetoric%20%26%20Composition%29

Montana State University-Bozeman Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: December 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Requirements include ”

  1. Ph.D. in American Studies or related field, preference will be given to applicants with a PhD within a field currently within the College of Letters and Science by start date.
  2. Expertise in comparative multi-ethnic studies, or non-US perspectives on American culture.
  3. Potential to publish high-quality, original scholarship in peer-reviewed publications.
  4. Potential to excel as a teacher and mentor at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
  5. Evidence of scholarly achievements commensurate with experience.
  6. Evidence of excellence in teaching

URL: https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/10278

North Carolina Central University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: “Open until filled”

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Department of Language and Literature at North Carolina Central University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in composition and literature with a background in the African Diaspora to teach courses in African and Caribbean Literature beginning in Fall 2017.”

URL: https://jobs.nccu.edu/postings/8847

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)

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