Category Archives: Urban Studies

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

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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

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.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261

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.”

URL: https://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/4603

Michigan State University Assistant Professorship in Digital Humanities/Digital Rhetorics

Deadline: November 22

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We favor candidates whose work engages with issues of rhetoric, culture, and environmental justice (such as rhetoric & food sovereignty, migration/immigration, environmental racism, land-based social justice issues, or culturally relevant environment rhetorics).”

URL: http://www.careers.msu.edu/cw/en-us/job/498071/assistant-professortenure-system

San Jose State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Area of specialization open. “Desired qualifications include an interdisciplinary and/or ethnic studies background.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44614

Western Washington University Assistant Professorship in Chican@/Latinx Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Applicants must have a Ph.D. in history or the social sciences or in an appropriate interdisciplinary field such as Chican@/Latinx Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Feminist Studies, or Comparative Cultural Studies with a specialization within the social sciences and or U.S. history. Of particular interests are: Economics, Urban Studies, Geography, Environmental Studies, Sociology, Anthropology and Political Science.”

URL: https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7732

University of South Carolina-Columbia Assistant Professorship in Environment and Race

Deadline: November 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Research interests may include, but are not limited to: environmental justice; race, nature, and landscape; diversity in environmental institutions; race and class in environmental movements; the intersections of social inequality and environmental conflict; race and conservation; and race and environmental imagery.” “Potential disciplinary backgrounds could include sociology, geography, anthropology, history, public policy, political science, environmental humanities, comparative literature, African American studies, American studies and related fields.”

URL: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20441

Cornell University Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a candidate whose research and teaching focuses on some configuration of the following areas of inquiry: cultural geography, social and political theory, environmental inequality, eco-feminism and queer ecologies, biotechnology, bioethics, environmental sustainability (broadly and creatively defined) and/or histories of science. We are seeking interdisciplinary scholars whose work highlights methodologies and themes associated with environmental humanities with a focus on race, gender, sexuality and/or inequality as categories of analysis in the African diaspora.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9872

Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in African American Studies and Digital Studies

Deadline: January 2

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “he tenure-home of the successful applicant will be Area and Global Studies. Areas of expertise relevant to African American Studies include: global black experience; African American social thought; contemporary black/African American social movements; black women’s culture and communities; black feminist thought; race and/or ethnicity; inequality, immigration, health, art and material expressions, criminal justice, public and social policy as they are relevant to Black/African American Studies. Areas of expertise relevant to Digital Studies include digital identities and representation, data literacy, digital culture and ethics; social media culture and communication.”

URL: GVSU Af Am job