Category Archives: Term appointment

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

Albright College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Cultural Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in American cultural studies using intersectional approaches, such as frameworks of race, gender, and sexuality, are particularly of interest. Candidates should specialize broadly in American studies and incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks relative to multiple communities or issues—African American, South Asian American, Arab American, Latino/a American, etc. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach media criticism, literary journalism or creative nonfiction.”

URL: http://www.albright.edu/hr/jobs.html#vapacs

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

Williams College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Asian American Studies

Deadline: April 3

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Applicants should hold a Ph.D., preferably in American Studies or a related field.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/40947

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

Pitzer College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: March 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We seek candidates who work in the area of Contemporary and 20th Century Continental Philosophy. A successful candidate should be competent to teach “Continental Thought” (an historical survey of post-Kantian Continental European philosophy). Ability to teach in value theory (broadly construed), Nonwestern philosophy or philosophy of race and gender would also be desirable.”

URL: https://pitzer.peopleadmin.com/postings/918

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

Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in US Latina/o History

Deadline: April 20

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the area of U.S. Latina/o History, including a one-semester survey. Other classes might address the history of the US Mexico Borderlands, social movements, immigration, sexuality and race, and/or topics to the candidate’s area of specialization.”

URL: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/4508

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