Category Archives: African origin

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

Towson University Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 10 months, renewable

Comments: To “teach sections of the lower-division survey of United States history as well as upper division offerings in African American history and/or the introductory course in African and African American Studies, depending on departmental needs.  Preference will be given to candidates who can teach both halves of the U.S. survey.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54845

George Washington University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 3/17)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The successful candidate must have a strong research background in music of the 20th and 21st centuries with a focus on music of the Americas, music of the African diaspora, or Western art or popular music. Within this background, scholars must have interests in related topics, such as sound studies, gender and sexuality, heritage and cultural policy, spatiality, and body studies.”

URL: https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/41936

Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 3/17)

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are particularly interested in scholars whose teaching and research focus on the Black urban experience, African Diaspora studies (especially Afro-European, Afro-Canadian, Afro-South American, and Afro-Latinx cultures), Black aesthetics and performance, or Black intellectual histories.”

URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3826

Stonehill College Teaching Fellowship in American Literature

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates with expertise in “American literature of the nineteenth or twentieth century, with a specialty in drama and/or poetry for the 2017-2018 academic year. Desired sub-specialties include African-American literature and theater, literature of the Black Atlantic, and comparative ethnic literatures.”

URL: https://jobs.stonehill.edu/postings/14233

Dickinson College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: April 14

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in American Studies, with a specialty in Africana/African Diasporic studies, as her or his major area of research and teaching interest. A focus on visual studies is welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.dickinson.edu/postings/3816

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American History

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Included among the four courses (two courses each semester) the successful candidate would be expected to teach are a (one- or two-semester) survey course on African American history, a course on the movements for black freedom and civil rights, and one or two courses of the candidate’s own choosing.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40862

Wesleyan University Visiting Assistant Profesorship in African American Literature

Deadline: March 27

Length: 1 year

Comments: The teaching load is 3/2 and in addition to survey and first-year seminar courses will include courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise.

URL: https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5783

Peru State College Assistant Professorship in US History

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Apparently tenure-track

Comments: “Research and teaching focus in American studies. While the area of concentration in American history is open, we are especially interested in candidates who have experience in women’s history, African-American history, labor history, socio-cultural history, or environmental history.”

URL: http://www.peru.edu/hr/?page_id=2766