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

Deadline: October 15

Length: 1 year (2020-21)

Comments: Theme is “CHOICE”


Scripps College Assistant Professorship in Religious Studies

Deadline: October 1 (to begin Fall 2020)

Length: Tenure track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with a specialization in early Christian studies. Preference will be given to applicants with temporal and geographic range, whose research and teaching engage with critical theory (e.g., postcolonial, decolonial, and/or queer theory) as well as Africana Studies.”


Western Washington University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Religion, Culture, and Society in the Global South

Deadline: May 10

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The department’s specific preference is for a scholar with primary interests in Christianity in the Global South, and with a regional specialization in Africa, African diasporas, and/or Latin America.”


University of Virginia Visiting Faculty Position in Catholic Studies

Deadline: “Open until filled”

Length: 6 months to 1 year

Comments: Seeking candidates with the “ability to situate Catholicism within larger discussions of religion and democracy, as well as more specific theorizing of race and gender as constitutive of American Catholicism, are especially welcome, however.:


Bowdoin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: April 10

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We seek a scholar with broad training in American religion and will consider a range of specializations.” “We are particularly interested in candidates whose research explores religion in relation to indigenous, immigrant or diasporic populations in any of the various regions of the Americas and who can enrich our cross-listed course offerings with Africana Studies, Latin American Studies, and/or Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”


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.”