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Temporary Media Studies Lecturer

Massachusetts Institute for Technology
Department: Comparative Media Studies/Writing

Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT is seeking 1-2 full or part-time temporary lecturers to teach classes in fields related to Media Studies. Responsibilities include providing all individual students with written critical commentary, holding office hours, participating in educational activities, managing course registration, using the Canvas course management
system, and other duties as assigned.

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Application Deadline: April 15, 2024
Do not post after: April 15, 2024

PRODiG+ Post-doctoral Fellow in Sociology

Binghamton University
Department: Sociology

The Sociology Department at Binghamton University is seeking applicants for a PRODiG+ Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Fellowship is for two years, with a teaching obligation of one course per year in the area of the Fellow’s research and comes with a highly competitive compensation package. The preferred area of research specialization is Critical Carceral Studies and Race. The department will strongly support the fellow’s research with the goal of converting their position to a tenure track assistant professor at the conclusion of the fellowship.

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Application Deadline: April 6, 2024
Do not post after: April 6, 2024

Associate Director of Programming and Outreach

The Mary V. Jordan Multicultural Center at East Tennessee State University
Department: Multicultural Center

The Mary V. Jordan Multicultural Center is accepting applications for an Associate Director of Programming and Outreach. The position will help facilitate students’ social, emotional, and educational development and promote a non-discriminatory campus community by identifying the needs and concerns of students. This position will assist with creating policies and programs addressing diversity, discrimination, and harassment, and will perform other related duties as assigned.

The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. The official workday is 7.5 hours, which includes a one-hour lunch/meal break. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs.

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Application Deadline: April 21, 2024
Do not post after: April 30, 2024

Postdoctoral Fellow

Tulane University
Department: Tulane University History Project

The Tulane University History Project invites applications for one postdoctoral fellow to begin by August 2024 (earlier start dates negotiable). This is a residential fellowship based in New Orleans, LA. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history or closely related fields by start date. We especially seek candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: 19th or 20th century African American history, history of race and higher education, New Orleans and the Gulf South, or public history. Tulane University History Project is a long-term effort to research and develop a detailed history of the University and its campuses, with respect to its racial history and founding, including the impacts from segregation and slavery. It will cover the university’s founding as the Medical College of Louisiana in 1834 through the present day. The project will ultimately produce a nuanced, complex, and honest chronological biography of the university that engages its relationship with slavery, segregation and issues of racial equity. Tulane University is a member of the Universities Studying Slavery Consortium.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: Open until filled

Assistant Professor – African American Studies

San Jose State University
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American (AFAM) Studies at San José State University invites applications for tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor with specialization in gender and sexualities beginning August 2024. Candidates with research interests in popular culture and race and new media studies are strongly encouraged to apply. Following a mission to provide students throughout the University with critical, interdisciplinary, and specialized knowledge about African American and African Diaspora populations and communities, our curriculum, programming, and scholarship aim to further the intellectual study of Black life and experience within the United States (U.S.) and the Diaspora from multiple perspectives—cultural, historical, philosophical, political, religious, social, and theoretical—in service to our students and society.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: Open until filled

Associate Head of Africana Studies at the level of Associate or Full Professor

University of Tennessee
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville invites applications for an Associate Head of Africana Studies at the level of Associate or Full Professor.  Africana Studies has over a 50-year history on UTK’s campus and recently transitioned to a fully-fledged department with tenure-line faculty and a major, minor, and graduate certificate.  The Department seeks a senior colleague to work in concert with the Department Head in leading the operations and future directions of the growing unit. Most importantly, we seek a colleague who will help propel Africana Studies at UTK into a leading department nationally and globally through world-class scholarship and teaching.

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Application Deadline: Applications will receive fullest consideration if submitted by priority deadline of January 15, 2024
Do not post after: Open until filled

Ethnic Studies Instructor

Irvine Valley College
Department: Education

The ideal candidate for this position is an equity-minded individual who understands the importance of creating opportunities in Ethnic Studies for students who have been historically underserved. Irvine Valley College seeks candidates who view the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility and who strive to reframe inequities as a problem of practice. In addition, the ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment to student-centered teaching practices, effective cross-disciplinary and cross campus collaboration, transparent decision-making, and purposeful service to the community. The ideal candidate will embrace the role of an educator who is continually learning anti-racist pedagogy and adapting to the needs of a diverse student population.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: Open until filled

Director, Africana Studies

Lehigh University
Department: Africana Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University invites applications and nominations for a senior scholar and Director of the Africana Studies Program at the rank of Full Professor, effective August 15, 2024. This hire is a joint appointment between the Africana Studies Program and an appropriate academic department represented in the College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University. The candidate should have a scholarly background in African American/Black Studies/critical race studies.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: Open until filled

Assistant Professor – Africana Studies and Global Health

University of Tennessee
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor of Africana Studies. African Studies has a 55-year history on UTK’s campus but recently transitioned to a fully-fledged department, with tenure-line faculty and a major, minor, and graduate certificate. The Department seeks a colleague, whose work focuses on Africana Studies and Global Health and whose research agenda encompasses a broad spectrum of scholarship and creative activity related to the Continent (and/or peoples) of Africa, the African Diaspora, and/or the African American experience.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: Open until filled

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor 

The Ohio State University
Department: African American and African Studies

The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of African American and African Studies to start Autumn 15, 2024. Candidates welcome to apply whose research and teaching focuses on the intersections of sexuality, race, and gender with an emphasis on Black experiences and perspectives. We invite interdisciplinary scholars who approach the study of sexualities and Blackness through intersectional and/or transnational lenses. We are interested in candidates whose scholarship and teaching examine, for example, sexuality and constructions of racial deviance and exploitation; the relationship of conviviality, joy, and international liberatory activism; and/or sexuality and conservative, cross-border, political activist coalitions. We seek candidates whose scholarship challenges, complicates, and re-defines understandings of Black sexualities and whose promise of academic expertise strengthens the Department’s commitment to advance social justice discourses and the department’s vision of championing a full account of determinant forces of Black life in its global historical and sociological dimensions. Applications from scholars grounded in interdisciplinary Black Studies, Black feminist, and Black queer methodologies with a demonstrated history of community engagement and/or community-based approaches to scholarship are especially welcome. We also seek applications from collaborative scholars whose work is forward-looking in the praxis of Black Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses across the full range of the department’s curriculum, from introductory to upper division seminars, as well as general education courses and those that reflect their research expertise.

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Application Deadline: Review of application begins Dec 10, 2023.
Do not post after: Until filled

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor 

The Ohio State University
Department: African American and African Studies

The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the Department of African American and African Studies to start on August 15, 2024. We are seeking a scholar working in the mid-19th through the 20th centuries in the Americas (including the U.S.) whose research demonstrates innovative historiographic methods and novel approaches to the study of slavery’s world-defining impacts. The successful candidate will both research and teach a wide range of archival materials which could include oral sources, antiquities, literature, electronic media, and creative works, and focus on the US and/or the Americas from a global perspective. Teaching and research areas of interest might include Black identity and community-formation in “the long 20th century,” the US Civil War and/or Reconstruction era, the Nadir, the Jim Crow and Civil Rights eras, or a comparative examination of these, or similar movements throughout the Americas. Especially welcome are teaching and research interests in anti-slavery campaigns, Black liberation struggles, and cultural, political, and artistic movements responding to institutionalized forms of racism and discrimination. The successful candidate will teach courses across the full range of the department’s curriculum, from introductory to upper division seminars, as well as general education courses and those that reflect their research expertise.

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Application Deadline: Review of application begins Dec 10, 2023.
Do not post after: Until filled

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Global Black Studies

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department: W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies

The W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Global Black Studies with a focus on the African Diaspora. This hire would align with existing faculty strengths in history/politics in the department and would support growing interest in African Diaspora Studies and Black Internationalism among both graduate and undergraduate students in our department as well as in our larger field. We are seeking a colleague who can aid the development of new courses (and strengthen existing courses) while directly supporting our graduate certificate in African Diaspora Studies. We are particularly interested in applicants with research and teaching focusing on regions outside of the United States (Latin America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, etc). We have particular interest in applicants with expertise in the African diaspora and its intersections with Environmental and Climate Justice, Political Economy and Inequality, Gender and Sexuality, and Health (mental, reproductive, physical).

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2023.
Do not post after: June 1, 2024

Assistant Professor of English

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department: English

The Department of English at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh seeks applications for a tenure track position in African American Literature. We are an award-winning Department that prizes and supports excellent teaching, research, and creative activity, and our talented faculty and staff collaborate often in many of our University’s thriving interdisciplinary programs, including African American Studies, Honors, Gender Studies, Sustainability Studies, and Social Justice Studies. As one of the largest departments in the College of Letters and Science, we offer both an undergraduate degree and the MA in English, and we provide major staffing for the University’s innovative University Studies (general education) program as well. The successful applicant for this position will be a collegial, collaborative colleague, an active scholar, and a dynamic teacher. They will offer general education, upper- and graduate-level courses in African American literature and culture, including a core literature course in our vibrant African American Studies program primarily for the Oshkosh campus but with the expectation of contribution to all campuses and course delivery modes (in-person, online [synchronous/asynchronous/hybrid]). We are also particularly interested in applicants who can contribute in meaningful ways to one or more of our other interdisciplinary programs, and who will enjoy advising and mentoring students and serving the Department, the University, and the larger community.

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Application Deadline: Applications received by December 1st, 2022 are ensured full consideration.
Do not post after: Open until filled.