University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Open Rank Professorship in American Studies/Ethnic Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “We seek a theoretically sophisticated and interdisciplinary scholar whose work is situated in American studies and/or critical ethnic studies, with interests inempire and militarization, settler colonialism, diasporic and transnational literatures, environmental humanities, and/or migration studies. The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on the U.S. as well as those who incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks in relation to the U.S.  The ideal candidate will possess cross-cutting interests and could teach topical courses aligned with Native American and Indigenous studies, and/or Arab American studies.”

URL: http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/175634/asst_professor

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

Pennsylvania State University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Israel Studies and Jewish Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “Research focus and teaching interests are open, but applicants should have expertise in Israel Studies, Israel-Diaspora relations, the Israel-Palestine conflict, and Middle East studies. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses at all levels in the history and cultures of Israel, in global Jewish communities, and (preferably) in American Jewish history, and they will also be able to teach broad survey courses in Jewish history and the foundation Jewish studies course.”

URL: https://psu.jobs/job/87455