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

University of Pennsylvania Wolf Humanities Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: October 15

Length: 1 year (2020-21)

Comments: Theme is “CHOICE”

URL: https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/fellowships/andrew-w-mellon-postdoctoral-fellowship-humanities

Florida State University Postdoctoral Associateship in the History of the Global South

Deadline: April 26

Length: 2 years

Comments: “History of the Global South, conceptualized as regions inclusive of Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands, and the Middle East. Topical and chronological fields are open, with a preference for candidates whose research and teaching focus on decolonization, history of capitalism, ecology, environment, gender and sexuality, migration, science and technology, and spatial history.”

URL: https://jobs.omni.fsu.edu/psc/sprdhr_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U

University of Kansas Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: March 18

Length: 12 months

Comments: “We seek a scholar whose work focuses on a topic that relates to health and medical humanities in African and African-descended communities.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25752&siteid=5541&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=3749539&Codes=11#jobDetails=3749539_5541

University of Pittsburgh Visiting Assistant Professorship in Africana Studies

Deadline: March 11

Length: Unstated

Comments: Seeking scholar to “cover courses on¬†Africana-based orientations to¬†sociology, literature, Caribbean culture and history, media, or science.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000471572-01

Tufts University Mellon Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Kinship

Deadline: March 10

Length: 1 year

Comments: Candidates’ “scholarship might illuminate any of the following: the creation, maintenance, transformation, interruption, or breakdown of family and kinship ties, including the role of legal and state intervention; the centrality of family and kinship in the construction of race, nation, diaspora, colonialism, gender, sexuality, or class; the social place of genetics and medical technologies in notions of relatedness; and/or the capacity of familial, genealogical, and ancestral source materials to interrupt and challenge disciplinary methods, analyses, and archival conventions. Disciplinary affiliation is open and may include anthropology, history, comparative literature, religion, material and visual culture, and critical theory, among others.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/58986