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Post-doctoral Associate in Christian Music Studies

Yale University
Department: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

The Yale Institute of Sacred Music, an interdisciplinary graduate center for the study and practice of sacred music, worship, and the related arts, invites applications for a post-doctoral associate position in Christian Music Studies. The subfield is open and can include ethnomusicology, music history, or music theory and is not limited by musical tradition or geography. Broad knowledge of the liturgical and theological contexts of sacred music is also expected.

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Application Deadline: February 15, 2021
Do not post after: February 28, 2021

Position of Black Studies

Soka University of America
Department: Human Resources

Soka University of America (SUA) seeks to appoint a Professor in Black Studies at the senior level, beginning August 2021, to contribute to the development of a new program in race and ethnic studies. Applicants from all fields of Black, African American, or Africana Studies are welcome. The search is open to specialization and discipline within these fields with preference for scholars working in global, comparative, and justice-oriented contexts. All candidates are expected to conduct innovative research in their area. The successful candidate will assume an integral role in the development of the new program and an integrative, interdisciplinary curriculum.

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Application Deadline: March 22, 2021
Do not post after: March 22, 2021

Associate Dean (CSUN Tseng College: Graduate, International and Midcareer Education)

California State University Northridge
Department: Tseng College

CSUN is seeking an Associate Dean in their Tseng College.

CSUN’s Tseng College provides advanced professional education to undergraduate, graduate, international and midcareer students. With more than $38 million in revenue and more than 28,700 total enrollments in 2019-2020, the College is a leading provider of professional degrees, certificates and custom-designed programs. Known for its premier support services, the College employs an administrative staff of more than 70 full-time employees, leading to high graduation rates – 74-93 percent for most programs in 2019-2020, with some, like the Master of Social Work and Accelerated B.S. Nursing, achieving 98 percent in 2019-2020. The College is nationally recognized for providing programs with formats, delivery modes and locations that address the needs and constraints facing working professionals and their organizations. It works closely with businesses, communities, agencies and international partners to design and deliver programs that meet unique organizational needs and goals. Servicing international students, the College provides English-language and college-preparation instruction. In addition to its tutoring services, the College specializes in programs that help international students integrate into, or more fully experience, the university. These include an intensive, year-round academic program; a semester studying at CSUN; and an immersive summer experience.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: February 20, 2021

Assistant Professors (Two Tenure Track)

San Jose State University
Department: Ethnic Studies

The College of Social Sciences (CoSS) at San José State University (SJSU) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty Assistant Professor positions in the field of Ethnic Studies to begin Fall 2021. The successful candidates will be appointed to a department in social sciences contingent upon disciplinary focus. SJSU and CoSS are committed to growing Ethnic Studies. In 2018, CoSS launched the Ethnic Studies Collaborative (ESC), bringing together Ethnic Studies faculty, staff, and students to highlight the research and leadership contributions of SJSU programs and departments in Ethnic Studies. The ESC includes the Department of African American Studies, Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies, and the Program of Asian American Studies and serves as the nexus for Ethnic Studies faculty, student, and community collaboration at SJSU.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Do not post after: February 1, 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor in African American Studies & Artificial Intelligence

University of Florida
Department: African American Studies Program

The African American Studies Program at the University of Florida, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for four full-time, tenure track, nine-month appointment, at the Assistant or Associate level and one position in Artificial Intelligence/Critical Race and Digital Studies, at the Assistant Professor level, in African American Studies as part of a nationally-focused cluster hire, to begin August 16, 2021. The five new faculty members will play a central role in moving the current program in African American Studies towards departmental status. We are, therefore, seeking candidates who have experience in curriculum and departmental development. The African American Studies Program seeks to hire faculty broadly engaged in research that is field-bridging, and which will add to our program’s intellectual diversity, as well as better reflect the interests of our undergraduate students.

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Application Deadline: Until filled
Do not post after: April 15, 2021

Post-doctoral Associate in Religion and Literature

Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School
Department: Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School

The Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale Divinity School invite applications for a post-doctoral associate position in Religion and Literature. The Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary graduate center for the study and practice of sacred music, worship, and the related arts. Yale Divinity School provides an ecumenical environment in which students are prepared for ordained and lay ministry in diverse Christian churches and for a wide range of professional careers, including additional advanced degrees in academic and professional schools, not-for-profit work, and public service. Post-doctoral associates are appointed for one-year terms with the possibility of no more than two renewals upon successful annual reviews. The successful candidate would typically teach two courses per year, along with some student advising, participation in ISM academic gatherings, and other service. Some team-teaching with other areas in the ISM is expected, and teaching courses in units beyond ISM and YDS is also possible.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Do not post after: March 31, 2021

Assistant Professor

Washington State University
Department: History

The Department of History at Washington State University invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track position in the field of African Diasporas in the Americas at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 16, 2021. Candidates should have a research focus which explores the Black experience in some part of the Americas. The Department of History especially values scholarship that places an emphasis on the history of race and resistance. Benefits are competitive. The position is part of a faculty cluster hire initiative in the scholarship and teaching about racism and social inequality in the Americas. The university is particularly interested in hiring scholars who are deeply connected to and integrated into the communities that they study as a means to build on our strong tradition of engaged and applied scholarship at WSU.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 16, 2021
Do not post after: February 15, 2021

Assistant Professor of Political Science

Pennsylvania State University
Department: Political Science

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure track position in Comparative Politics at the rank of Assistant Professor. The department welcomes applications from candidates who will build on existing programs and areas of strength in the Department and the University, or who could help us increase our strength in African, Latin American, or Middle Eastern politics; comparative race and ethnic politics, or behavioral and experimental approaches to comparative politics, especially in the developing world. Duties will include a combination of research, teaching, and service.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Do not post after: January 17, 2021

Associate Professor Social Justice

San Diego State University
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies requests a tenure-track replacement position at the rank of associate professor specializing in either historic and contemporary social justice movements, Africa, or the Caribbean. We seek to fill this position with a scholar who has a commitment to an engaged student-centered teaching pedagogy and a demonstrated interest in and vision for the future of Africana Studies, and whose research applies to the needs and interests of Africana communities (including mass incarceration, criminal justice, policing, housing and employment segregation and discrimination, family, gender relationships, cultural patterns and behavior, and other issues of social justice).

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Application Deadline: January 29, 2021.
Do not post after: January 30, 2021

Cluster Hire in Critical Thought and Activism

Portland State University
Department: School of Gender Race and Nations

The School of Gender Race and Nations and its Departments of Black Studies, Chicano/Latino Studies, Indigenous Nations Studies, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies are seeking applicants for five tenure track positions, one director/chair equivalent and one non-tenure track teaching position as part of a nationally-focused cluster hire. We are building a community of scholars: these cluster hires will work in multiple departments that comprise a single school for whom a major focus is critical thought and activism.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled
Do not post after: March 30, 2021

Tenured Professor—Joint Position in Gender and Women’s Studies/Black Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Black Studies/ Gender and Women’s Studies

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the Racialized Body Cluster Initiative, is pleased to announce a tenured faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor rank. This search is part of a multiple-hire cluster initiative that brings together scholars who examine the ways that contemporary and historical notions of race, racial ideology and racial politics are manifested in how the “body” is represented, inhabited and regulated. The Cluster has two broad trajectories: the study of mechanisms by which racialized bodies are defined, policed and regulated; and the response to efforts to define and control racialized bodies through everyday practices and collective forms of resistance. The appointment will be jointly held in the Department of Black Studies and the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and we seek a colleague who will help to deepen the long-standing intellectual connections between the two units.

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Application Deadline: January 22, 2021
Do not post after: January 22, 2021

Chair

Howard University
Department: Afro-American Studies

Howard University Chair, Department of Afro-American Studies Search Howard University (HU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of Department of Afro-American Studies. Full professor or associate professor considered. The Department of Afro-American Studies seeks a dynamic, energetic leader with the ability to effectively serve and engage faculty, staff, students, and external constituencies in a collegial and collaborative manner. The Chair will have a strong record of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship in “disciplinary Africana Studies,” an intellectual project that engages and narrates the fullness of Africana humanity in time and space while utilizing internal frames of reference and cultural experiences of African people to generate theory that discerns linkages, continuities, discontinuities, repetition of normative categories, and improvisations among African people in the face of episodic challenges.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled
Do not post after: March 30, 2021

Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies, specialization in Haitian and/or Francophone Caribbean Literature and Culture Studies

University of North Florida
Department: Languages, Literatures and Cultures

The University of North Florida, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, in collaboration with the Africana Studies program, invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies with a specialization in the study of Haitian and/or Francophone Caribbean Language, Literature and Culture. Candidates working in Francophone Sub-Saharan African literature and culture studies may also apply.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2021
Do not post after: February 1, 2021

Open Rank – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Northeastern University
Department: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications for several tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in the humanities and humanistic study of race and social justice with an expected start date of Fall 2021. Successful candidates will have a distinguished scholarly record and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and leadership. We are seeking scholars who work in the areas of African American history, contemporary African American cultural, textual, and artistic production, and/or performance. The college has a strong commitment to the public and digital humanities. We have a particular interest in scholars whose work focuses on race in the United States.

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Application Deadline: N/A.
Do not post after: May 1, 2021

Open Rank – Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Northeastern University
Department: College of Social Sciences and Humanities

The College of Social Sciences and Humanities at Northeastern University at Northeastern University seeks nominations and applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions in race, racism, anti-racism, structural inequality, and intersectionality, with a focus on issues of social justice. Expected start date is Fall 2021. Successful candidates will have a scholarly record using methodological approaches that work with qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods to study social phenomena, including but not limited to questions pertaining to racial (in)justice, social inequities, health and environmental disparities.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled.
Do not post after: July 1, 2021

Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Africana Studies

Simmons University
Department: Critical Race, Gender, and Cultural Studies

The Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Cultural Studies (CRGCS) in the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts and Humanities at Simmons University in Boston invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the advanced assistant or associate level in Africana Studies to begin July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have expertise in African American/Black Studies and enthusiasm for the work of building a high-quality interdisciplinary program. They will have a record of excellence in teaching, strong scholarship, and leadership potential. We seek a colleague who understands the historic and contemporary African American experience and who is well-versed in critical race studies to provide intellectual leadership in this generative moment of building an intersectional department.

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2021.
Do not post after: February 15, 2021

Afrolatinidad Assistant Professor

San Diego State University
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at San Diego State University seeks a scholar with expertise in the Black experiences of Latin America and who can expand our teaching on the diverse cultural expressions and histories of African descendant populations. We are particularly interested in scholars who have a focus in the areas of the Afrolatinidad social movements that have grown in the region over the last few decades, the hybrid religious expressions that fuse aspects of Christianity with traditions that are indigenous to the Americas and rooted in the trans-Atlantic experience, or the expanding African immigration to the region to include the growth of African Muslims, and whose expertise include an examination of the imbrication of indigeneity, Blackness, caste, and unique processes of racialization in Latin America. Additionally, the scholar should demonstrate an understanding of indigeneity as an intersecting identity.

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Application Deadline: To ensure full consideration, apply via Interfolio by January 15, 2021.
Do not post after: January 16, 2021

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Psychology

University of Scranton
Department: Psychology

The University of Scranton Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of psychology beginning in August 2021. This search is part of a broader cluster hiring approach, which will contribute to the development of Black Studies at the University.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Do not post after: January 18, 2021

Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor – University of Washington Museology Graduate Program

University of Washington
Department: Museology Graduate Program

The Museology Graduate Program at the University of Washington seeks a full-time (100% FTE, 9-month service) non-tenured Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor. This position will specialize in museum collections and or exhibitions as they relate to new perspectives and practices in decentering white, normative culture in museums. Possible areas of focus include, but are not limited to, decolonization, cultural representation, interpretation, public history, or historical memory. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

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Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
Do not post after: January 16, 2021

Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track

California State University Northridge
Department: Africana Studies

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As both an AANAPISI & HSI (Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution & Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

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Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin February 15, 2021. Priority will be given to applications received by January 10, 2021; however, the position will remain open until filled.
Do not post after: January 31, 2021

Assistant Professor, Systematic or Historical Theology

Loyola University Chicago
Department: Theology

The Department of Theology in the College of Arts and Sciences at Loyola University Chicago (LUC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, for academic year 2021-22. The department seeks applicants with expertise in systematic or historical theology, conversant in the medieval, reformation, or early modern periods with an emphasis on contextual theologies of race, gender, or post-colonial theory. The department serves the university’s undergraduate core curriculum and offers undergraduate majors and minors in Theology and Religious Studies. The department also offers an M.A. in Biblical Languages and Literature, Christian Ethics, and Theological Studies, and Ph.D. concentrations in New Testament/Early Christianity, Ethics, and Theology.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on December 18, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
Do not post after: January 15, 2021

Director of Africana Studies

Queens College
Department: School of Social Sciences

Director of the Africana Studies Program for a minimum of 6 years with the goal of strengthening and developing initiatives related to advancing the program, student engagement, alumni and community involvement, and fundraising. Regardless of research specialty, the candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the History Department’s African American History survey course, as well as other undergraduate and Master’s level courses in their field of expertise.

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Application Deadline: February 28, 2021
Do not post after: June 30, 2021

Assistant Professor – Adulthood & Aging

Purdue University
Department: Human Development and Family Studies

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Purdue University is searching for an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in adulthood and aging, broadly construed. We welcome applications from scholars with interests in developmental and/or family processes, programs that focus on (neuro) biological, psychological, social, and/or cultural influences, and research that is basic and/or applied.  Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to developmental changes and transitions across adulthood; family issues that pertain to adults (e.g., grandparents raising grandchildren; relationship quality and maintenance in adulthood; transitions to empty nest, retirement; intergenerational relationships); and interventions to improve diverse aspects of quality of life in adulthood. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or comparable degree.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: January 31, 2021

Early Childhood Education, Development, and Learning – Assistant/Associate Professor

Purdue University
Department: Human Development and Family Studies

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Purdue University is searching for an Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in early childhood development, education, and learning (birth through 8 years). The ideal candidate would have expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) learning and a programmatic line of research that is synergistic with existing faculty research in early learning, social, emotional, and/or regulatory development. Research portfolios that include children/families from underrepresented groups are encouraged. This is one of three open positions in the department. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies, psychology, early childhood or early elementary education, or an aligned area.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: January 31, 2021

Family Diversity and Human Development – Assistant/Associate Professor

Purdue University
Department: Human Development and Family Studies

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Purdue University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track) beginning August 2021. We seek applicants who can contribute to promoting diversity in human development and family science. Ideal candidates would have expertise in one or more of the following areas: ethnic and cultural variations in families and development; the psychosocial experience of vulnerable and culturally diverse populations; disparities in underserved, under-represented populations; immigrant families; and families affected by poverty or other adverse circumstances. Applicants with research experience in adolescence are particularly welcomed. This position would complement existing work being conducted in the department on Latinx families, cross-cultural development, and dual-language learners. This is one of three open positions in the department.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: January 31, 2021

Associate Professor of African American Studies

University of Colorado Boulder
Department: Ethnic Studies

The Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenured associate professor position in African American Studies. We are particularly interested in candidates who examine gender and sexuality, and have outstanding teaching and research records in Black feminism or Black queer studies. In line with building our newly established Ph.D. program in Comparative Ethnic Studies, we welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, and intersectional approaches and innovative theoretical and methodological perspectives. The successful candidate must have achieved tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor by the Fall 2021 start date at their current institution.

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Application Deadline: January 14, 2021

Do not post after: January 16, 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor, Health Sciences

California State University Dominguez Hills
Department: Health Science

The Department of Health Sciences, College of Health, Human Services, and Nursing at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2021. At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

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Application Deadline: January 10, 2021

Do not post after: January 31, 2021

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies

Eastern Michigan University
Department: Africology and African American Studies

The Department of Africology and African American Studies at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies who focuses upon research methodologies in social and behavioral sciences, and/or on law and justice issues in the discipline. The department recently launched a Master of Arts in Africology and African American Studies. It also houses a Bachelor of Arts in Africology and African American Studies, and two certificate programs.

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Application Deadline: January 13, 2021

Do not post after: January 30, 2021