Category Archives: Latin American/Caribbean

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

Union College Visiting Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Studies

Deadline: April 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Specialization open; interest in offering courses that contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs (Film Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Africana Studies, Latin American and Caribbean Studies) may be preferred.”

URL: https://www.union.edu/offices/human-resources/jobs/faculty/visiting-assistant-professor7.php

Florida International University Instructorship in Latinx Culture and Literature

Deadline: March 20

Length: Non-tenure, renewable

Comments: “Possible subspecialties include transnational and comparative Caribbean literatures and cultures. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in English, Comparative Literature, or another related field and have a strong teaching record.”

URL: https://facultycareers.fiu.edu/?posting=513008

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in African/African American Studies and English

Deadline: April 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint appointment in English and the Woodson Institute. Seeking candidates “with expertise in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Candidate’s research interests may include the emergence of African literature as an academic discipline; post-Colonial theory, African, Caribbean, and diasporic culture and poetics; transnational circulations of black culture; African/Caribbean literature and performance; continuities between Anglo-African/Caribbean and African American literatures and cultures; studies in gender, sexuality, disability, film, new media or the digital humanities.”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81095

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in Music

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Areas of teaching, research, and performance specialization might include (but are not limited to) hip hop, DJ culture, and related forms of music (such as house, electronica, gqom), African-American, Asian, Latin American or Caribbean musics, hip hop production, or other modes of performative creativity.”

 

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81005

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

Lehigh University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Latin American or Latino studies

Deadline: February 17

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applications are welcome from candidates whose research concentrates in any of the following areas: social movements, identity (gender, ethnic, religious, etc.), transnational migration, and/or urbanization. Candidates working within the fields of Religion and Theater/Performance Studies are especially welcome to apply.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8705

Brown University Postdoctoral Fellowship in Hispanic Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking scholar “with a specialization in contemporary Mexican literary, visual, and/or performance studies. We especially welcome applicants working on narrative, poetry or drama about violence, social change and migration in relation to a broader Mexican and Latin American tradition or Mexican and U.S. border studies; a proven interest in film, visual arts, or digital culture and in critical theory is also desirable.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39560

Carleton College Postdoctoral Fellowship in Refugee and Migration Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities. Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3022