Category Archives: Term appointment

Swarthmore College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology and Black Studies

Deadline: March 28

Length: 3 years

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities may include “Introduction to Race & Ethnicity in the United States,” the Honors Seminar “Race Theories,” “Introduction to Black Studies,” and advising senior theses.”



Bucknell University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latin American Studies

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: “This position is open to any discipline and field of specialization within Latin American Studies. Particular consideration will be given to candidates who have a specialization within any of the following area studies: political/economic/social/cultural/historical perspectives on Latin America, Brazil, Afro-Latin American cultures, social movements, sub-regional studies.”


Gustavus Adolphus College Visiting Assistant Professorship in US History – Women/Gender/Race

Deadline: March 23

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Candidates who can teach race in America in intersection with women/gender history are most preferred.”


Rhodes College Visiting Assistant Professorship in History and Africana Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Rhodes College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups and/or those with demonstrated commitment to working with diverse and historically underrepresented populations. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in the history of the Black Atlantic and/or the African-American experience and who could teach an Introduction to Africana Studies course. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching in an interdisciplinary program such as gender and sexuality studies, urban studies, or critical race theory. ”


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.


St. Lawrence University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: Review begins immediately

Length: Apparently 1 year

Comments: “We are seeking candidates working in the areas of sexuality and gender identities, with a special focus on intersections within race and queer studies. Areas of teaching will include: Gender and Society; Sexuality, Society and Culture; Gender and Feminist Theory; Masculinities; Making Sexualities; and courses in Queer/Trans* Studies.”


Earlham College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociocultural Anthropology or Sociology

Deadline: December 4

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We are especially interested in candidates with a research and teaching focus on one or more of the following: race/ethnicity/class, cities, media, education, health, mobile populations, sustainability, quantitative methods.”


Colby College Faculty Fellowship in Early American History

Deadline: December 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are searching for an historian of early America whose training spans the pre-colonial through the early national periods, preferably with a focus on Native peoples. We especially encourage those whose research/teaching engages question of race and/or gender to apply.”


Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.


Muhlenberg College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Political Science

Deadline: December 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The successful candidate will be broadly trained in political science with a primary interest in American public law. We are open to candidates with a variety of substantive teaching and research interests, for example, constitutional law and theory; judicial politics; civil rights; law and society; criminal justice politics; democracy, law, and race; global legal studies; immigration.”

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