Category Archives: South Asian diaspora

Holy Cross College Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: January 23

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The College would like this postdoctoral position to address some of the larger issues and politics facing the United States today. As a result, we especially invite applications from scholars who work either on the philosophy of race or on the political economy of race, gender, and class, particularly in relation to urban politics.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/47987

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Georgia College Assistant Professorship in Asian History

Deadline: February 12

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Desirable teaching and scholarly sub-fields include religion, migration, gender, environment, and imperialism/colonialism.”

URL: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/5320

University of Michigan-Dearborn Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: November 17 (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Inviting “applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track in 20-21st Century Ethnic and/or Immigrant literature (excluding African American literature) and Creative Writing, beginning September 1, 2018. Applications from those who teach Arab-American or Latinx literature are particularly welcome.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/44989

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

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: December 8

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Position is in Race, Migration, and Indigeneity. “The primary geographical focus is the United States, but extends to transnational and diasporic scholarship as well. This new program is intended to build closer ties among existing ethnic studies programs (African-American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American studies) as well as reach out to other interdisciplinary units and to core disciplines in the arts, humanities and sciences.” “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/4925

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cinema Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2018.” “We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically underrepresented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Latina/o, Asian American, and Native American and Indigenous Literatures and Cultural Productions. In addition to specialists in any of these fields, we also welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10332

University of Nevada-Las Vegas Assistant Professorship in Asian and Asian American Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are particularly interested in candidates who possess expertise in Asian American and/or Pacific Islander communities, diasporic cultures, gender and sexuality, critical race theory, and empire and colonialism.”

URL: UN-LV Asian Amer job

Harvey Mudd College Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: December 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We are seeking a scholar who approaches history from an interdisciplinary perspective and who has research and teaching expertise in South Asian, Muslim, Southeast Asian, or Pacific Islander communities. The successful candidate should, by the beginning of Fall 2018, hold a Ph.D. in ethnic studies, history, American Studies, or related fields.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10233

University of California-Santa Barbara Assistant Professorship in Modern South Asia 1500-Present

Deadline: November 24

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Any area of specialization is welcome, but we are especially seeking a scholar who can add breadth and depth to our department’s strengths in the historical dynamics of religious, linguistic and ethnic identities and relationships, movements seeking national and/or regional autonomy, the history of gender, race and sexualities, science and the environment, imperialism and decolonization, and/or public history. We are also interested in scholars whose research explores connections, whether through migration, financial transfers, trade, media circulation, travel or other means, between South Asia and other areas of the world.”

URL: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01087

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