Category Archives: Urban Studies

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

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Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

Ohio State University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Black Citizenship

Deadline: May 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates will be evaluated using the following criteria: 1) academic grounding in social justice research focusing on blackness in a transnational or domestic context in any field; 2) research agenda linking the humanities to fields such as law, public policy, medicine, public health, education, social work, or the social sciences; and 3) experience designing and teaching Africana Studies courses.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54866

Carnegie Mellon University Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban

Deadline: March 31

Length: 9 months

Comments: “The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies.”

URL: http://www.cmu.edu/history/cause/postdoc-fellowship/application2017/index.html

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.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176415670&Title=African%20Studies%20%2D%20Assistant%20Professor

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

University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race, Ethnicity and Immigration

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year

Comments: “projects related to race and ethnic relations and/or immigrant political incorporation in the United States; help organize and participate in faculty/graduate student workshops; and aid in evaluating the progress of graduate students and undergraduates receiving research grants.” Must have earned a PhD between January 1, 2015, and June 1, 2017.

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39663

University of Florida Shorstein Assistant/Associate Professorship in American Jewish Culture and Society

Deadline: February 1

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “Although the position is open to anyone with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching on the subject of American Jewry, our preference is for candidates within the social sciences.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54331

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp