Category Archives: Latin American/Caribbean

Rhodes College Assistant Professorship in the New Testament

Deadline: November 6

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We encourage applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries, in particular from candidates who can contribute to programs such as Africana Studies, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Environmental Studies, Film and Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Latin American Studies, Neuroscience, and Urban Studies.”

URL: Rhodes NT job

Advertisements

University of North Carolina-Greensboro Assistant Professorship in Black Atlantic/Afro-Latin America

Deadline: October 16 (review begins)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialists in Brazil, the Caribbean, and the Circum-Caribbean are welcome. Consideration will also be given to West and Central Africanists with research and/or teaching linked to Latin America.”

URL: https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/postings/9043

Berea College Teaching Position in African Religions

Deadline: November 1

Length: 3 years

Comments: “Applicants will hold a Ph.D. (or anticipate completion of the degree by 1 August 2018) in religious studies, with a primary focus in one or more of the following fields: Religions of Africa, Indigenous or Traditional African Religions, Religions of the Caribbean Region, and/or Religions of the African Diaspora.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176569904&Title=Three%2DYear%20Position%20in%20African%20Religions

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

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

College of the Holy Cross Assistant Professorship in Classics (Social/Cultural History of the Ancient World)

Deadline: November 12

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated research in the social and/or cultural history of the ancient world, and to those with an interest in and ability to contribute to one or more of following interdisciplinary programs: Africana Studies; Asian Studies; Environmental Studies; Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies; International Studies; Latin American & Latino Studies; Middle Eastern Studies; and Peace & Conflict Studies.”

URL: https://new-england.hercjobs.org/jobs/10253681/tenure-track-faculty-position-in-classics-social-cultural-history-of-the-ancient-world

Texas State University-San Marcos Assistant Professorship in Texas History to 1860

Deadline: November 12

Length: Tenure track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. and Texas history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in Texas history and guide student research in Spanish-language sources.” “Preferred areas of specialization include the borderlands and/or slavery.”

URL: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/19740

Mount Holyoke College Assistant Professorship in Anthropology

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “We are looking for an ethnographer who specializes in media and visual anthropology, with attention to the politics of representation regarding cultural forms such as race, class, gender, religion, and ability. We welcome candidates who incorporate video, photography, and/or other innovative techniques into their ethnographic methodology. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in interdisciplinary fields such as Film Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Latinx Studies, and Journalism, as well as with community-based and global education programs.”

URL: https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=557

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

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