University of California-Davis Assistant Professorship in Sociology – Latinx

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: Seeking “scholars who engage in theoretically-driven, empirical research on issues of importance to Latinx communities, particularly but not exclusively within the United States. We especially encourage applications from individuals whose research and teaching align with the department’s existing areas of strength, including race, ethnicity, and immigration; gender and sexuality; work and organizations; politics, governance, and public policy; health and social welfare; crime, law, and deviance; and comparative-historical sociology.”

URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02963

University of Mississippi Instructional Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: Unstated (position begins in August 2019)

Length: “The position includes a promotion ladder.”

Comments: “A PhD in discipline/field related to African American Studies and experience teaching college level courses is required.”

URL: https://careers.olemiss.edu/job/University-Instructional-Assistant-Professor-of-African-American-Studies-MS-38677/561092600/?feedId=291600&utm_source=HigherEdJobs&utm_campaign=OleMiss_HigherEdJobs

College of New Jersey Assistant Professorship in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: September 13

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The candidate’s research and teaching should support the department’s emphasis on intersectionality and anti-racism; contribute to enhancing the multiracial, multiethnic, multiregional, and multigender scope of the curriculum; and enhance existing and emerging curricular partnerships with other disciplines, including Education, Public Health, STEM/STEAM, Disability Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Environmental Studies, and International Studies.  Specific areas of interest include Latinx/Afro-Latinx Feminisms; Asian and Asian-American feminisms; Lesbian/Queer Women’s Studies; Trans Studies; and Critical Masculinity Studies. Experience in community-based or action research and in organizing or training for social justice activism is a plus.”

URL: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=TCNJ&rid=1015&cws=37&source=Higher_Ed

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Assistant Professorship in Black Popular Culture

Deadline: October 7

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Applicants with research and teaching interests in any aspect of the production and consumption of popular culture from the black diaspora with intersectional and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome. Areas of expertise may include (but are not limited to) music and spoken word, film and television, visual culture, and digital media. Emphasis will be given to scholars whose scholarship focuses on explorations of popular cultural practices within comparative or transnational frameworks. We encourage scholars in the fields of African-American, African, Afro-Latinx, Caribbean, and/or Transatlantic Studies across the Humanities and Social Sciences to apply.”

URL: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/174983/asst_professor

Skidmore College Assistant Professorship in American Studies

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Candidates should be able to teach courses that cover a broad historical range and have the following specializations: race/ethnic studies and material culture.”

URL: https://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/3380

Harvard University Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: November 15 (December 6 for LOR)

Length: 1 year (2020-21)

Comments: Topic is “migration and the humanities.” “We welcome applications from scholars in all fields whose work innovatively engages with migration and the humanities. In addition to pursuing their own research projects, fellows will be core participants in the bi-weekly seminar meetings for both academic terms of the fellowship. Other participants will include faculty and graduate students from Harvard and other universities in the region, and occasional visiting speakers.” Applicants for 2020-21 fellowships must have received a doctorate or terminal degree in or after May 2017.

URL: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/9077

University of Pennsylvania Katz Center Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judaic Studies

Deadline: September 23

Length: 1 year (2020-21)

Comments: Inviting “applications from scholars pursuing research that revises, reframes, or expands our understanding of American Jews, their history, religious life, politics, culture, and experience. Possible topics may include but are not limited to: nationalism and sovereignty in globalizing contexts; religious experimentation and innovation; civil society and the state; constructions of gender, sexuality, and race; systems of jurisprudence and economics; aesthetic and cultural expression; linguistics; mobility, migrations, urbanism, and Jewish life in unexpected places.”

URL: https://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowships/fellowship-program/call-applications