Category Archives: Sociology

Bennington College Faculty Position in Sociolinguistics

Deadline: November 1

Length: Unstated

Comments: “The ideal candidate will bring new content and perspectives to our curriculum through an active research agenda that focuses on one or more of the following: language and gender, language and ethnicity, African-American vernacular English, creolization, class and language, language and education, language and power, language and migration.”

URL: https://bennington.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk0fuop

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Davidson College Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applicants with teaching and research interests in Africana Studies in one or more of the following areas: electoral politics, political theory, black political economy, development and underdevelopment theory, gerrymandering/gentrification, environmental justice, criminal justice, carceral studies, immigration, colonialism, and/or capitalism and slavery.”

URL: http://employment.davidson.edu/cw/en-us/job/492638/assistant-professor-of-africana-studies

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.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9986

Cornell University Open Rank Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: October 31

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are searching . . . across multiple fields within the humanities and the social sciences.” “We seek candidates with expertise in areas such as cinema and media studies, transnational Asian and Asian American cultural production, citizenship studies, immigration studies, political theory, environmental studies, ethnographic filmmaking, and gender studies.”
URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9992

McMaster University Tenure-stream Position in Indigenous Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The position is open to all applicants with expertise in the area of Indigenous Studies, though as noted we are especially interested in candidates with a specialization in Political Science or History.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=55624

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)

Colorado State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Examples of potential candidates’ areas of expertise in Native American Studies include but are not limited to: Indigenous methodologies, Indigenous knowledge systems, land rights and tribal sovereignty, contemporary literary and visual culture, history, health, Indigenous education and leadership, tribal governments, sociopolitical and political economy, decolonial feminism, settler colonialism, and heritage language revitalization.”

URL: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50217

San Diego State University Assistant Professorship in Africana Psychology/Sociology

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Candidates’ work should “focus on African America or the African Diaspora” and should “should interrogate the intersection of power, culture, society, and behavior from a culturally centered perspective”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44793

University of North Carolina-Greensboro Assistant Professorship in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America

Deadline: October 16 (review begins)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.”

URL: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9043

University of California-Los Angeles Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Urban Issues

Deadline: November 13

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome applicants with varied research interests within this broad area, including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in minority communities. We are open to scholars with interest in any geographical area, but we have a slight preference for finding a colleague who emphasizes the study of Los Angeles or its region in their research.”

URL: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03235