Category Archives: African-American

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

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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

College of Mount St. Vincent Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The College of Mount Saint Vincent is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in African American or Latino/Latina Literature.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176622874&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20English%20for%20Fall%202018

Georgia Southern University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: January 19

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Must have “ability to teach courses in African-American history in different chronological eras”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56211

Georgia Gwinnett University Open Rank Professorship in African American History

Deadline: Unstated (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/4)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Successful candidate will “teach the US history survey and two upper division courses in African-American history. ”

URL: https://jobs.ggc.edu/job-details?jobID=26810&job=history-assistant-associate-or-full-professor-in-african-american-history-fall-2018

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

Villanova University Continuing Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in the Humanities

Deadline: January 6

Length: Continuing

Comments: We particularly welcome applications from teacher/scholars in the following areas:
• African American Studies
• Medieval Studies
• Early Modern Studies
• Islam, Judaism, or other global religions in dialogue with Christianity.

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12633

Florida A and M University Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: December 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Particular expertise/competency and/or research interests desires in the areas of Feminist/Womanist Theology, African/African-American/Caribbean/Eastern Religion, comparative religion, and cultural/race theory.”

URL: https://irattlerhcm.famu.edu/psp/famh9prd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?&Action=A&SiteId=300

Queen’s University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African American Gender History

Deadline: January 8

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking exceptional candidates with expertise in 20th Century African American Gender History and welcome applications from those who work at the intersection of Black, feminist, queer, and/or trans* studies. Scholars whose work emphasizes struggle, resistance, and social change are especially encouraged to apply.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56077

University of Delaware Open Rank Professorship in African American Material Culture Studies and/or African American Public Humanities

Deadline: December 4

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preference for senior scholars; part of cluster hire. “Joint appointments or single-department appointments are available among the departments participating in this cluster hire, including the Departments of Africana Studies, Art History, English, and History–with established, rich interdisciplinary collaborations possible among and beyond these interconnected scholarly communities.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/47136