Category Archives: South Asian diaspora

University of California-Santa Barbara Assistant Professorship in Modern South Asia 1500-Present

Deadline: November 24

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Any area of specialization is welcome, but we are especially seeking a scholar who can add breadth and depth to our department’s strengths in the historical dynamics of religious, linguistic and ethnic identities and relationships, movements seeking national and/or regional autonomy, the history of gender, race and sexualities, science and the environment, imperialism and decolonization, and/or public history. We are also interested in scholars whose research explores connections, whether through migration, financial transfers, trade, media circulation, travel or other means, between South Asia and other areas of the world.”

URL: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01087

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Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Global South Studies

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ transnational approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on social movements, forms of resistance, feminisms, or non-western, experimental and/or queer knowledge formations. Scholars should demonstrate expertise within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies.” “Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color within critical area studies that engage with and extend existing paradigms in African, Latin America, Middle Eastern, East Asian, South Asian, or Southeast Asian Studies.”

URL: Pratt Global South job

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Critical Social Analysis

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ critical race theory and/or decolonizing approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on communication, media/social media, linguistic communities, translations, sound, narratives, and storytelling, all within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies. Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color that engage with and extend existing paradigms in Indigenous/Native Studies, Black Studies, and/or Asian/American and Trans-Pacific Studies. Comparative, qualitative, and decolonial research is welcome.”

URL: Pratt job

University of Colorado-Boulder Assistant Professorship in Women and Gender Studies

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “an interdisciplinary scholar whose work centers on issues of race/ethnicity in the United States for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We encourage applications from scholars trained in traditional disciplines as well as interdisciplinary fields such as American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Latinx/Chicanx Studies, African-American/Africana Studies, Indigenous Studies, Critical Race Studies (including Queer of Color Critique), Diasporic Studies, Immigration Studies, and Borderlands Studies.

URL: https://cu.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=10127

Villanova University Assistant Professorship in Global Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: October 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The responsibilities of the position include team teaching and working with students in our interdisciplinary programs that are thematically and area focused, namely: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Arab and Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Russian Area Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12293

Emerson College Assistant Professorship in Asian Diasporic Literature

Deadline: November 1

Length Tenure-track

Comments: “The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Asian Diasporic literature (East and South Asian, Asian American and Asian British studies cultures, languages and literatures) or a related field”; “Desired secondary areas of interest include: critical race theory, contemporary literature taught in translation, global and transnational studies, gender and sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, settler colonial studies, or Asian literatures and literary traditions.”

URL: https://emerson.peopleadmin.com/postings/14851

Concordia University (Montreal) Assistant Professorship in Law and Society/Global South

Deadline: April 7

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We welcome applications from scholars with research in law and society in colonial, postcolonial, international, transnational, or comparative contexts.  Research specialties may include, but are not limited to: transitional justice, empire and the law, peace and conflict studies, legal pluralism, and law in everyday social life and informal contexts.  Applicants must have a Ph.D., or be near completion of a doctoral degree, in History, Political Science, or a relevant discipline.”

URL: http://www.concordia.ca/artsci/about/jobs/tenure-track-appointments/tenure-track-position-in-law-society-global-south.html

Northern Arizona University Lectureship in Transnational Feminism

Deadline: January 4

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work focuses on an innovative and rigorous interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the Global South and/or Indigeneity. Applicants with disciplinary emphases on one or more themes such as, Islam, gender, and sexuality; reproductive justice and sexual, queer, and/or trans politics; sexuality and settler colonialism; indigenous feminism; gender and diaspora are strongly encouraged to apply.”

URL: NAZ TransFem job

Carleton College Postdoctoral Fellowship in Refugee and Migration Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities. Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3022