Category Archives: Sociology

Swarthmore College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology and Black Studies

Deadline: March 28

Length: 3 years

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities may include “Introduction to Race & Ethnicity in the United States,” the Honors Seminar “Race Theories,” “Introduction to Black Studies,” and advising senior theses.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/49338

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Bucknell University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American Studies

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “This position is open to any discipline and field of specialization within Latin American Studies. Particular consideration will be given to candidates who have a specialization within any of the following area studies: political/economic/social/cultural/historical perspectives on Latin America, Brazil, Afro-Latin American cultures, social movements, sub-regional studies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176673733&Title=Visiting%20Assistant%20Professor%20in%20Latin%20American%20Studies

Rutgers University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Gender History

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The theme for the seminar series is “Black Bodies” and the seminar seeks to pull together several interdisciplinary frames of inquiry about ‘black bodies’ in various times, spaces, and geographies. Attentive to the intersections/assemblages of race, gender and sexuality, the seminar asks and invites questions concerning the many ways in which black bodies are subject to epistemic, historical, archival, state/non-state, biopolitical, and praxes of violence and erasure in global configurations.”

URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/47914

California State University-Fullerton Assistant Professorship in Critical Prison Studies/Carceral Studies

Deadline: October 1 (apparently reposted on Vitae 11/30)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will have a research program engaged with the implications of the carceral state in the United States. A comparative, diasporic, and/or multi-ethnic approach, paying particular attention to the African American experience is welcome.” “The candidate will demonstrate strong competence in such relevant intellectual traditions such as critical race theory, gender/masculinity studies, queer, or other contemporary critical perspectives on state violence and carceral projects.”

URL: http://hr.fullerton.edu/diversity/job-openings/ft/9785BR_critical_prison_carceral_studies.asp

California State University-Los Angeles Assistant/Associate Professorship in Pan-African Studies and Latin American Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “An earned Ph.D. in a field of the Social Sciences or Humanities closely-related to Afro-Latino Cultures, Experiences, and Resistance in the Americas, including Pan-African/Africana/Black Studies, Latin American Studies, Chicano/a/Latino/a Studies, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, Economics, History, Sociology, Political Science, and Women/Gender Studies is required”

URL: http://www.calstatela.edu/2018/college-natural-social-sciences/nss-las-ttf

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

Baker University Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking dynamic teacher/scholars who can teach a combination of the following: Criminal Justice, Law & Society, and Gender and Race.”

URL: Baker Sociology job

Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship — Inequality in America

Deadline: January 16

Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a 3rd

Comments: Seeking recent PhDs working in one of the following research areas.

URL: https://inequalityinamerica.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-program

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

California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714