California State University-Long Beach Assistant Professorship in Modern World History

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure track

Comments: Required: “Ph.D. in History with specialization in Modern World history, with an emphasis in either the African Diaspora, the Islamicate, or South Asia”


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

Deadline: October 15

Length: 1 year (2020-21)

Comments: Theme is “CHOICE”


Texas Christian University Associate Directorship in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

Deadline: June 10

Length: Unstated (non-tenure track)

Comments: “The Associate Director of Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies supports the department of Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies (CRES), which seeks to educate students, faculty, staff, and the larger community to critically examine race and ethnicity as an essential step in becoming ethical citizens and leaders in today’s global community.” Will teach one class per semester (“typically the CRES internship and field research class”). Must have MA in Ethnic Studies or related field.


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.”


Wesleyan University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Anthropology

Deadline: March 21

Length: 1 year

Comments: Seeking “scholars whose research focuses on the “Anthropology of Muslim Worlds”; “We have a strong preference for applicants whose work engages one or more of the following: religion/secularism, migration and displacement, gender, militarization and everyday life, the state, the law, humanitarianism, media, and activism and social movements. Scholars working in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South and Southeast Asia, and those doing multi-sited ethnography are encouraged to apply.”


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.”