Category Archives: Romance Languages

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.”



Bowdoin College Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in Africana Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Must have completed PhD no earlier than January 1, 2015. Seeking candidates who work on “(Sub-Saharan West Africa) or African Diaspora Studies (West Africa and some area, or areas, of the Atlantic World, excluding the US) to begin July 1, 2018. The field is open to applicants from any academic discipline.”


Boston University Assistant Professorship in French

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “To offer courses on Contemporary French and Francophone French and Francophone (particularly Belgian) film, from the 90s to the present, including directors such as Jeunet, Besson, Ozon, Techine, Assayas, Honore, Guiraudie, Denis, Varda, and the Dardenne Brothers. Advanced-level courses will include critical theory with a preferred focus on gender, race, and border-studies. A desirable second specialization would be media or 20th-21st century French literature.”


Pomona College Assistant Professorship in Chicanx/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “While we welcome degrees from traditional disciplines, the department seeks expertise in fields other than our existing strengths in history, sociology and psychology.”


University of Texas-Austin Assistant Professorship in Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Deadline: October 23

Length: Tenure track

Comments: Seeking candidates who work “in the intersectionality of ChicanX, LatinX, and Mexican American Studies with Gender, Women’s, and/or Sexuality Studies”


Florida International University Instructorship in Latinx Culture and Literature

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, renewable

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include transnational and comparative Caribbean literatures and cultures. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or another related field and have a strong teaching record.”


Colorado State University-Pueblo Assistant Professorship in Spanish and Chicano Studies

Deadline: March 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “Expertise in Chicano Studies”; preference for “Expertise in Women Studies”


California State University Assistant Professorship in African Studies

Deadline: January 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates with “primary research interests that emphasize Western or Central African culture on the continent or in the African Diaspora, including Latin America and the Caribbean.”


Brown University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hispanic Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking scholar “with a specialization in contemporary Mexican literary, visual, and/or performance studies. We especially welcome applicants working on narrative, poetry or drama about violence, social change and migration in relation to a broader Mexican and Latin American tradition or Mexican and U.S. border studies; a proven interest in film, visual arts, or digital culture and in critical theory is also desirable.”


University of Laverne Assistant Professorship in Latina/o and Latin American Studies

Deadline: “Review of applicants for this position will begin November 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.” (posted on Laverne site 11/21)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Two positions. “The field of specialization is open within the humanities and social sciences [but] we seek teacher-scholars who are interested in the interdisciplinary connections of community engagement and scholarship with foci in any of the following: intercultural communication; liberation theology and/or comparative religious traditions; print, digital, or expressive cultures within local, transnational, cross-border, or hemispheric geographies; migration, immigration, and social justice; performance and performativity; human rights; and/or race, ethnicity, and indigeneity.

The tenure home will be in one of the following departments/program within the College of Arts and Sciences: Art, Photography, Religion and Philosophy, or Speech Communication”