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Continuing Track Assistant Professor, Africana Studies

The University of Delaware
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware is seeking a full time Continuing Track Assistant Professor, to begin in August 2022. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated ability to teach courses with a large enrollment and will be expected to teach courses in our undergraduate program each semester.

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2022
Do not post after: December 31, 2021

Associate Professor and Chair of Africana Studies

Rhodes College
Department: Africana Studies Program

The Africana Studies Program at Rhodes College seeks to hire a Chair of Africana Studies at the rank of Associate Professor beginning August 2022. This position is part of a cluster hire, and the successful candidate will be among three new faculty members contributing to the Africana Studies program. The successful candidate will offer courses in the Africana Studies Program, including Introduction to Africana Studies, Africana Theory and courses based in their area of (inter)disciplinary expertise. The Director will take a lead role in actively building the Africana Studies Program and will have an opportunity to create courses based on their research areas that can form/shape the curriculum of the program. The Director will coordinate and develop the curriculum, oversee programming, and will have the opportunity to interface with a vibrant intellectual community, one which includes a host of programs, such as the Rhodes Institute for Regional Studies and The Lynne and Henry Turley Memphis Center.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2021
Do not post after: November 30, 2021

Assistant Professor of African-American Studies/History

Penn State Altoona
Department: History

Penn State Altoona invites applicants for a tenure-line Assistant Professorship in African American Studies/History, to begin Fall 2022 (or thereafter, as agreed upon). The successful candidate, whose tenure home will be History, will teach courses in African American History as well as introductory courses in African American Studies. Duties may also include teaching cross-listed courses in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, other related areas of humanities and/or Communication Arts & Sciences, as deemed appropriate. Faculty are also expected to engage in collaborative and/or community research and perform/participate in relevant service activities.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: November 18, 2021

Assistant Professor: African American and Black Diasporic Literary Studies

University of Washington
Department: English

The Department of English at the University of Washington, located on the unceded land and waters of Coast Salish peoples, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor specializing in African American literary studies, whose expertise may include other aspects of the Black diaspora. Within this area of specialization, candidates will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and engage in research that could include the following secondary areas of focus: Indigenous relations to lands, agricultural effects and legacies of US nation-state and Caribbean plantation slavery, urbanization, migration caused by climate change, and environmental crises as effects of the racial politics of ecology, interconnections between the natural world and Black humanness, and environmental humanities as constituted within the field of Black literary studies.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2021
Do not post after: December 15,, 2021

Teaching Assistant Professor

Lehigh University
Department: English

The Department of English at Lehigh University invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor to teach in our First-year Writing Program. Qualifications: Ph.D. or other terminal degree (i.e., an MFA in writing) in English or related fields (preferably with a specialization in Composition and Rhetoric), and at least 3-5 years of experience teaching composition at the college level. The Teaching Assistant Professorship is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The position is renewable and promotable based upon performance and continuing needs of the Department, the College, and the University. The professor will teach four courses each semester, consisting of first-year writing (English 1, 2, or 11) with the possibility of a course release for major service contributions.

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

Assistant Professor of English – African American Literature

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Department: English

The English Department in the College of Liberal Arts at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, is seeking a full-time, academic year, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, to begin September 12, 2022.  Specialization in African American Literature.  Ph.D. in English or related field required.  The successful candidate will join those faculty currently teaching African American Literature, along with recent hires in Indigenous Literatures and Global-Anglophone Literatures, to diversify the department’s curricular offerings, including the teaching of African American literary texts in our recently revised English major and M.A. graduate program as well as in our university-wide GE program and its United States Cultural Pluralism (USCP) courses.  This position also offers the flexibility to create new courses of the candidate’s own design and the opportunity to work closely with individual students on senior projects.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: February 28, 2021

Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track

Sacramento State University
Department: Women’s and Gender Studies

The department of Women’s & Gender Studies is inviting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Black Feminisms starting Fall 2022. As a department advocating social justice and intersectionality as core principles of our program, we emphasize diversity in our curriculum and all our hiring. New tenure track faculty have a reduced course load in the first two years.

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Application Deadline: November 11, 2021
Do not post after: November 11, 2021

Assistant Professor of Global Black Literatures in English

University of California, Davis
Department: English

The University of California, Davis, Department of English invites applicants for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in global Black literatures in English of any historical period. Applicants should have research and teaching interests in one or more of the following: African diasporic, Caribbean, Black Atlantic, Afro-Latinx, Anglophone African, and/or hemispheric Black literatures. We welcome, but do not require, interests in any of the following areas: anti- colonialism, critical geographies, ecology, digital cultures, gender and sexuality studies, science and technology studies, transimperial and transcontinental frameworks. Work that challenges established boundaries, regions, periods, and methods within Anglophone literary studies is likewise welcome. Applicants should be able to teach a diverse range of undergraduate and graduate courses in the field.

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Application Deadline: October 25, 2021
Do not post after: October 31, 2021

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor -OR- Tenured Associate Professor of Anthropology

University of Houston
Department: Comparative Cultural Studies

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston invites applications from outstanding scholars and teachers with an active agenda of research and publication in anthropology or any area of cultural studies related to anthropology. We will be hiring TWO new faculty members for appointments, one at the rank of tenure-track Assistant Professor and one at the rank of tenured Associate Professor of Anthropology. Thematic and geographical areas of research focus are open, but there is some preference for scholars working on one or more of the following topics, to complement existing research strengths: race & racism, migration & citizenship, gender & sexuality, food, agriculture, religion, medical anthropology, digital humanities, media anthropology, environmental anthropology, labor, or global political economy.

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Application Deadline: November 10, 2021
Do not post after: November 10, 2021

Assistant Professor (2)

Oxford College of Emory University
Department: Humanities

Oxford College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in African American Arts and Culture. One position focuses on art history; the second focuses on music. The successful candidate in art history would have a specialization in African American art and art history with varied emphases on art practices, theories, historiographies, and/or social movements. Teaching responsibilities will include three courses per semester consisting of introductory survey courses and advanced courses in area of specialization. We are looking for an innovative scholar who has the promise to cultivate collaborations with cultural institutions in the Atlanta Metro area including the High Museum of Art, Trevor Arnett Art Gallery at Clark Atlanta University, and the APEX museum, as well as with Emory University’s own Michael C. Carlos Museum. The successful candidate in music would have an expertise in various African American music and performance traditions including jazz, blues, gospel or hip hop capable of offering a critical perspective on the Western canon combined with courses on global or regional musical streams in ways that benefit a culturally diverse student population.

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Application Deadline: Applications received by October 22, 2021 will receive full consideration
Do not post after: November 30, 2021

Director

Texas Tech University
Department: Student Intersectional Leadership Council

Texas Tech University is seeking candidates that directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

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Application Deadline: November 8, 2021
Do not post after: November 8, 2021


Director

Texas Tech University
Department: Black Cultural Center

Texas Tech University is seeking candidates for Director to oversee the Texas Tech University Black Cultural Center.  Candidate will provide ongoing vision, direction, leadership and guidance as the director, in conjunction with the Senior Director of DDEI along with the VP of DDEI/CDO.  Directs, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation and activities of a specialized unit or small department; develops and implements policies and procedures, administers the budget, organizes tasks and sets priorities. Serves as liaison with university personnel and community at large. Works under general supervision with broad latitude for initiative and independent judgment.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled
Do not post after: February 28, 2022

Assistant Professor: Africa or Caribbean

San Diego State University
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor specializing in 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 in Africa or the Caribbean (including history, culture, political economy, post-colonialism, gender relationships, cultural patterns and behavior, family, housing and employment, and other areas). Further, the scholar’s research and teaching philosophies should interrogate the intersection of history, culture, society, power, and behavior from a culturally centered perspective.

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Application Deadline: October 25, 2021
Do not post after: October 25, 2021

Assistant Professor, Black Studies in Communication

University of Washington
Department: Communication

The Department of Communication at the University of Washington, Seattle seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Black Studies in Communication, broadly conceived. This position has an anticipated start date in September 2022 and will have a 9-month service period. Tenure-track faculty in the department are expected to produce a significant line of research, teach undergraduate and graduate classes, work with graduate students at the master’s and doctoral levels, and engage in departmental service. Engagement with broader communities is also highly valued.

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Application Deadline: October 31, 2021
Do not post after: October 31, 2021

Assistant, Associate, Professor in Africana Studies/Geography

University of Richmond
Department: Department of Geography and the Environment

The School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Richmond (UR) invites applicants for a full time open rank position in the newly inaugurated Africana Studies program and the Geography and Environment department. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. In the School, tenure is a departmental status, and therefore faculty will be appointed in the Geography and Environment Department. The joint appointment position will begin in the fall of 2022. Candidates should have research and teaching expertise in ‘Black Ecologies.’ Demonstrated research and teaching specializations in the interrelationships between race (i.e. blackness), class, gender, geography, and the environment, broadly defined, would be an asset. We are particularly interested in scholars with research and teaching focus in Environmental Justice, Race and Place, Black Urban and/or Feminist Ecologies, Political Geography (e.g., Redlining/Gerrymandering), and/or Black Sustainability Science.  We are also open to candidates across the social, environmental, and geo-sciences.

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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Black Studies and French and Francophone Studies

Swarthmore College
Department: Modern Languages and Literatures, French Section

The interdisciplinary program in Black Studies, and the French and Francophone Studies section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Swarthmore College invite applications for a joint tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, with a 2-2 teaching load, beginning Fall 2022. The faculty member hired will be a member of the French and Francophone Studies section, as well as serve on the faculty Steering Committee of the Black Studies program. We are seeking a specialist in transnational and global Atlantic Studies (focusing on the triangle encompassing West Africa, the Caribbean, and France) and/or Francophone Afro-Caribbean Studies and Black Studies.

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Application Deadline: November 22, 2021
Do not post after: November 29, 2021

Assistant Professor of African American Literature

Ohio Wesleyan University
Department: English

Ohio Wesleyan University seeks an African American Literature specialist with additional expertise in the teaching of writing and composition. This is a full-time, tenure-track position with a 6-course annual teaching load: 4 in literature and 2 in first-year writing. Literature courses will include specialty classes in African American literature as well as classes that support the American literature curriculum more broadly. First-year writing courses incorporate common elements but may be designed in accordance with the candidate’s own interests. The literature classes will be cross-listed in the Africana, Gender, and Identity Studies program, providing an excellent opportunity for interdisciplinary collaboration with students and colleagues from across the university.

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Application Deadline: October 25, 2021
Do not post after: October 31, 2021

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor (Lecturer) – Musical Director

University of Utah
Department: School of Dance

The School of Dance in the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah invites applicants for a Career Line Open Rank Professor position to serve as Musical Director to begin July 1st 2022. The ideal candidate is a practicing accompanist who is able to demonstrate a developed aesthetic point in Ballet repertoire geared for class accompaniment, other genres and possibly able to compose. We seek candidates who are current leaders in the field, and who will actively contribute to the diversity of viewpoints, cultural backgrounds, experiences, worldviews and practices of the faculty and students in the School of Dance. We value the ability of this faculty member to teach, work, model and think interdisciplinarily in order to enhance possibilities across the School of Dance, the College of Fine Arts and the University at large.

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Application Deadline: October 30, 2021
Do not post after: November 29, 2021

Assistant Professor of History (African Diaspora)

University of Texas at El Paso
Department: History

The History Department at the University of Texas at El Paso invites applications for a historian of African Diaspora (Assistant Professor) to begin in the fall of 2022. Scholars whose work brings new and innovative insights to the study and teaching of the African Diaspora, while engaging the historical, contemporary and global experiences, representations and cultural contributions of Africans and people of African descent throughout the African Diaspora, are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have a research interest in Africa and African Diasporic history in a global context. Additional interest in borders, migration, social justice movements or other related issues that will allow her or him to contribute broadly to our doctoral program in History, are welcome.

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

Assistant Professor of African American Studies

Loyola Marymount University
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in the Fall of 2022. We are seeking candidates from across various disciplines with robust research agendas within the African American and African Diaspora Studies tradition – broadly defined. Strong candidates will have established a research agenda that aligns with the mission of the Department of African American Studies, as well as the College’s and University’s Strategic Plans.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2021
Do not post after: December 1, 2021

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Anti-Black Racism and Social Inclusion Cluster

University of California Berkeley
Department: African American Studies and School of Social Welfare

The University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for two positions, one tenure-track (Assistant Professor) to join the Department of African American Studies and one tenured (Associate or Full Professor) to join the School of Social Welfare. Both hires are part of a multi-year hiring initiative in “Anti-Black Racism and Social Inclusion.” Successful candidates will join a dynamic cluster of scholars at UC-Berkeley who are addressing anti-blackness across a range of institutions and from diverse disciplinary approaches. UC Berkeley is committed to building a community of scholars whose work contributes to contemporary efforts to strengthen democratic structures that are currently in crisis (e.g., through the suppression of voting rights; hyper-criminalization; persistent wealth inequality; highly segregated schools, and approaches to crime control).

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Application Deadline: October 18, 2021
Do not post after: October 18, 2021

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of English (African American/African Lit), Tenure-track

Elon University
Department: English

The Department of English at Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank professorship, beginning mid-August 2022. Expertise in African American and/or African literature is required, with secondary proficiency in Black Diasporic literatures or Black Studies preferred. Candidates must show compelling evidence of immersion in and/or proximity to the lived experiences about which they teach and publish. Requirements: Ph.D. in English or related field by start date and a record of innovation and excellence in teaching. Teaching will include six classes per year (totaling 24 semester hours), including introductory and advanced literature; first-year writing; and interdisciplinary courses in the Elon Core Curriculum.

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Application Deadline: November 2, 2021
Do not post after: November 3, 2021


Lecturer in English (Native American, Latinx, African American Lit/First-year Writing)

Elon University
Department: English

Elon University invites applications for a lecturer position in the English department beginning mid-August 2022. Requirements: Master’s or PhD in relevant field; record of innovation and excellence in teaching; demonstrated commitment to teaching introductory literature and first-year writing courses. Preferred areas of specialization include Latinx, Native American, or African American literatures. Teaching will include literature, first-year writing, and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. A record of excellence in undergraduate teaching is required. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter.

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Application Deadline: November 9, 2021
Do not post after: November 10, 2021

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

San Francisco State University
Department: Race and Resistance Studies

San Francisco State University’s Department of Race and Resistance Studies offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on Queer and/or Trans Ethnic Studies beginning August 2022.  We seek a colleague whose teaching and research focus on queer and/or trans communities of color, whose work is based in the arts and humanities (including history), and who specializes in queer and/or trans of color theory, practice, and resistance. We encourage candidates who focus on Black communities but are open to other areas and broader comparative analyses. We seek a scholar who can teach the foundational course of our Queer Ethnic Studies Minor, “Coloring Queer: Imagining Communities,” and build curriculum for this minor as well as the minor and major in Race and Resistance Studies.

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

Lecturer – College of Arts and Sciences Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) Fellow

Stony Brook University
Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Stony Brook University invites applications for the College of Arts and Sciences’ Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Fellows Program (2022/2023), a full-time, 12 month, non tenure-track faculty position at the lecturer level at the annual salary of $ 70,000 including full benefits to commence Fall 2022. The fellow will be a part of a mentored research environment and, with a successful and demonstrated contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity, will be invited to join the tenure-track faculty at Stony Brook University after two years.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Do not post after: October 15, 2021

Associate Dean

Georgia State University
Department: Associate Dean

The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the inaugural executive director of its new Center for Studies on Africa and its Diaspora (https://csad.gsu.edu/). Situated in the heart of Atlanta, one of the more diverse and global cities in the nation, Georgia State University is a public research-intensive university with a diverse student body of approximately 54,000 students and a national reputation for student learning, student success, and unparalleled growth of its research profile.

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Application Deadline: October 8, 2021
Do not post after: October 8, 2021

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

Oklahoma State University
Department: Africana Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at Oklahoma State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, beginning Fall 2022. We seek an interdisciplinary scholar working in any time period, whose research engages with major themes of Black or Africana Studies from a national, regional, global or transnational perspective. The successful candidate will offer the introductory African American Studies course, along with upper-level courses, structured by interdisciplinary Africana Studies methodologies. This position forms part of a College-wide cluster hire on inequality.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Do not post after: October 15, 2021

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in African and Africana Studies

Haverford College
Department: African and Africana Studies

Haverford College invites applications for an open rank, tenured or tenure-track, faculty position in African and Africana Studies to start July 1, 2022. The successful candidate is expected to have completed the PhD by the time that their appointment begins. The College seeks to hire a scholar in Africana Studies with a strong research program that focuses on African American history or experience and engages broad theoretical questions and methods. We seek candidates committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching whose training is in either a traditional discipline or interdisciplinary field. We are especially interested in Africana Studies scholars whose teaching and research fosters intellectual curiosity and curricular inclusivity and connects scholarship to social, civic, and political life.

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Application Deadline: October 18, 2021
Do not post after: October 18, 2021

Assistant or Associate Professor African American and African Diaspora Studies

American University
Department: Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies College of Arts and Sciences

The Department of Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 1, 2022. The candidate’s tenure line will reside in the CRGC and is part of the department’s mission to build an anti-racist, feminist, de-colonial community of scholar-teachers who will advance the university’s commitments to justice and equity. Applicants should have a PhD or an anticipated PhD completion by August 2022 in fields including but not limited to Africana Studies, African American Studies, African Diaspora Studies, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Anthropology, Sociology, Religion, or History.

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Application Deadline: For full consideration, applicants should submit their materials by October 15th.
Do not post after: November 1, 2021

Lecturer

Middle Tennessee State University
Department: History

The Department of History at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, temporary (non-tenurable) faculty position (#109350) in African American History at the rank of Lecturer. The current appointment will be for the spring semester only; however, there is possible annual academic year renewal for up to three years total. The start date for the position is January 1, 2022. Position contingent upon funding.

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

Endowed Chair-Associate Professor or Professor- (Race, Science, Technology, and Health)

University of Pittsburgh
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an endowed chair, the William S. Dietrich II Endowed Chair in Africana Studies. We welcome applications from full professors and advanced associate professors. Our department is seeking a scholar specializing in the study of race and how it intersects with science, technology, and/or health in Black communities in the United States and/or other countries of Africa or the African diaspora. This position will begin in Fall 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. This position will focus on the explicit analyses of race and inequality and their impact on scientific and technological development and/or health outcomes for Black communities from the candidate’s area of expertise.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2021
Do not post after: December 31, 2021

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Africana Studies

University of Cincinnati
Department: Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Cincinnati, in Cincinnati, Ohio invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor to begin August 1st, 2022. A PhD is preferred but the successful candidate must have expertise in Africana Studies. The ideal candidate is expected to develop and teach courses on African American and African diaspora political and social movements and have expertise to teach Africana theory and research method courses. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester and engage in scholarship, teaching, community outreach, and external grant writing. Depending on the successful candidate’s area of expertise, collaboration with colleagues in other departments (Sociology, History, Political Science and Women and Gender Studies) is a possibility.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021
Do not post after: Until filled

Assistant Professor, Arts of Africa & the African Diaspora

University of California, Los Angeles
Department: Art History

The Department of Art History, University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the arts of Africa and the African Diaspora, to start July 1, 2022. We seek a scholar whose work emphasizes methodological innovation as well as connections between multiple geographies, and who is interested in cross-field collaboration within the department and the university. Ph.D. required. We especially welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2021
Do not post after: November 30, 2021

Assistant Professor, History of Black Diaspora

University of Denver
Department: History

The History Department at the University of Denver invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the history of the Black Diaspora in the Americas (1600-1800). The appointment for this position is intended to begin in September 2022. We are particularly interested in scholars whose research is engaged with the early Atlantic world. Although our department allows faculty to create course rosters focused on their teaching interests, we hope to attract applicants who are excited to teach courses in early North American history. We are also interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service.

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Application Deadline: October 8, 2021
Do not post after: October 11, 2021

Assist/Assoc/Full Prof of Black Studies in Teacher Education

University of Pittsburgh
Department: School of Education, Teaching, Learning & Leading

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Leading in the University of Pittsburgh School of Education seeks a colleague in Black pedagogical traditions to join our programs in Teacher Education. Specifically, we seek a scholar and educator whose work is organized by Black pedagogical praxes–such as those from Freedom School and Black Power independent school movements–and anchored clearly in Black theoretical traditions. Finally, we seek a scholar whose work engages a range of educational organizations, contexts, and participants, including, but not limited to, teachers, non-certified educational staff, families, and/or communities.

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Application Deadline: October 24, 2021
Do not post after: December 31, 2021

Social Science, Diversity & Justice Distinguished Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Race

University of Rhode Island
Department: Sociology & Anthropology

The History Department at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in African History, beginning Fall 2022.  The Department seeks candidates with expertise in African history, region and period open. Applicants with comparative, transnational or global perspectives are welcome to apply. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in research and teaching within a federally funded and internationally engaged National Research Center, focused on Africa. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate core courses and in fields of specialization.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2021
Do not post after: November 2, 2021

Social Science, Diversity & Justice Distinguished Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellow in the Sociology of Race

University of Rhode Island
Department: Sociology & Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Rhode Island seeks to hire a Distinguished Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year. Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities within the first twelve months, the fellow will transition into a full-time tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor at the end of the first year. We seek a sociologist who specializes in race/ethnicity, racialization, and/or racial inequality. This position is part of a Social Science Diversity & Justice cluster hire of 3 fellows and a larger set of coordinated diversity and inclusion initiatives sponsored by the Provost’s office (https://web.uri.edu/provost/files/Agenda-for-Change-2021.Final_.pdf).

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Do not post after: October 15, 2021

History of Slavery in the United States, Assistant Professor, African and African American Studies

Dartmouth College
Department: African and African American Studies Program

The Program of African and African American Studies at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor, to begin July 1, 2022. We seek a historian of seventeenth- to early nineteenth-century US slavery. We are especially interested in applicants whose primary research fields are related to slavery and Black life in the antebellum US. Secondary interests might include but are not limited to: Black political thought and philosophy including critical race theory and Black feminisms; educational, economic, legal, political and environmental inequalities/injustices; Black migration/immigration, place or regional studies; Black family and community life; Black Queer or Trans studies; language and translation studies.

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Application Deadline: October 31, 2021
Do not post after: October 31, 2021

Assistant Arts Professor, Meisner – Voice & Speech – Drama Department

New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Department: Drama

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama invites applications for an Assistant Arts Professor with expertise in Voice, Speech and Text for the Meisner Studio. This is a full time, renewable contract faculty position with full benefits and will commence in the Fall of 2022.  The course work includes teaching both primary and advanced voice & speech, text and the IPA. As a member of the Meisner Studio Core Faculty, other responsibilities may include: cross-disciplinary teaching, coaching on student projects and the direction of curricular productions in the Meisner Studio. The faculty member will also mentor students, engage in outreach activities, and contribute to the articulation and fulfillment of the educational mission of the Meisner Studio, the Department of Drama, Tisch School of the Arts and New York University.

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


Assistant Professor, African American Theatre, Drama Department

New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Department: Drama

NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Drama invites applications for a tenure-track position in Theater Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence academic year 2022-23. We seek scholars who specialize in African American theater or who examine African American theater through a comparative framework. Secondary areas of research might include U.S. Theater History, Critical Race Theory, or other pertinent areas.  The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand and demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship. We are actively seeking applicants that have a commitment to equity-forward teaching practices and who recognize and embrace the values of inclusivity and diversity, both in the classroom and the field.

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


Assistant Arts Professor in Scriptwriting

New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Department: Graduate Film Department

The Kanbar Institute’s Graduate Film Department NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is searching for a full-time Assistant Arts Professor in Screenwriting beginning in September 2022.  Candidates should have an on-going career as a screenwriter of produced narrative films and/or a significant body of work as a screenwriter of episodic television or streaming platforms. In addition to a significant body of professional creative work, the candidate will be prepared to participate fully in the program as well as in other functions of the University, as required.

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Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Do not post after: Open Until Filled


Assistant Professor in Cinematography

New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Department: Undergraduate Department of Film & Television

The Kanbar Institute’s Undergraduate Department of Film & Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Cinematography to begin in September 2022.  Candidates must have a professional resume as a Director of Photography on feature films, television, TV commercials and/or streaming content. Proven effective university-level teaching is desired. Candidates must have an ability to teach 16mm, 35 mm film cameras and full high definition digital movie cameras, as well as the various techniques of studio and location lighting, camera movement, and on-set protocol.

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Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Do not post after: Open Until Filled


Assistant Arts Professors in Directing and Scriptwriting

New York University – Tisch School of the Arts
Department: Undergraduate Department of Film & Television

School of the Arts is searching for two full-time Assistant Arts Professors in Directing and Scriptwriting to begin in September 2022.  Candidates should have proven and significant experience as a screenwriter of film or television and/or director of narrative fiction film and television and/or documentary. Evidence of teaching experience or ability at the university level is preferred, as well as demonstrated experience in a creative/collaborative environment.

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Application Deadline: September 24, 2021
Do not post after: Open Until Filled

Associate Professor of African American Studies

University of Colorado Boulder
Department: Department of 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.

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Application Deadline: October 15 2021
Do not post after: December 31, 2021

Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies

Washington State University
Department: School of Languages, Cultures, and Race

The Department of African American Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure-line faculty position in African American Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. Our new colleague will specialize in the interdisciplinary study of the social dimensions of technology (Digital Studies/Data Science) and will utilize interdisciplinary and anti-racist methods derived from Black Studies to challenge: how technology develops and changes; how it is represented and understood in culture; how various social and historical contexts shape technology; and the limits placed on indigenous knowledge production.

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Application Deadline: October 29, 2021
Do not post after: October 29, 2021

Post-doctoral Associate in Music and the Black Church

Yale University
Department: 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 Music and the Black Church. Alongside conducting their own research, the fellow assigned to the Institute’s interdisciplinary program in Music and the Black Church would be expected to contribute to this new initiative pedagogically, programmatically, and administratively, delivering one course and one symposium during each academic year, along with some student advising, participation in ISM academic gatherings, and other service.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Do not post after: October 15, 2021

Assistant Professor (Temporary), Africana Studies

University of Delaware
Department: Department of Africana Studies

The University of Delaware Newark, DE The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware is seeking a full-time Temporary Assistant Professor who could begin as soon as January 1, 2022. The position is for one year and is renewable for up to three years. We offer a competitive salary with benefits.

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Application Deadline: Open Unitl Filled
Do not post after: Open Unitl Filled

Interdisciplinary Fellowships at Yale University

Yale Institute of Sacred Music
Department: Yale Institute of Sacred Music

The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary center where scholars and artists engage in academic and creative work across a variety of fields at the intersection of religion and the arts. Each year the Institute brings a diverse cohort of Long-term Fellows to Yale to pursue scholarly and creative projects that connect with the mission of the Institute and are informed by various interdisciplinary perspectives. ISM Fellows are exceptional scholars and practitioners at all career stages whose projects range from studies of Buddhist chant to African American sacred music, and analyses of Medieval ritual to Jewish art. With access to Yale’s unparalleled resources, ISM Long-term Fellows join a vibrant interdisciplinary community for the academic year where they convene regularly with their cohort to share their work in progress. Fellows also have the option to teach interdisciplinary courses based on their area of research at Yale.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2021.
Do not post after: October 1, 2021

Assistant Professor of Black Families and Health Equity

Washington State University
Department: Human Development, Sociology, Women’s Gender, and Sexuality Studies

The Departments of Human Development and Sociology and The Program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) at Washington State University invite applications for a nine-month, full-time, permanent tenure-track position in Black Families and Health Equity at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 16, 2022. Candidates should have a research focus on health equity in and related to Black families that seeks to address structural barriers and conditions. The conception of health for this interdisciplinary position is intentionally flexible, including physical, mental, and social-emotional health.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled. Review of applications begins September 15, 2021.
Do not post after: Until filled

Part-time Instructor, Africana Studies

Valdosta State University
Department: Africana Studies

Valdosta State University (VSU) invites applications for part-time instructor in the Africana Studies program.  The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.   A minimum of a master’s degree in a discipline supported by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (including graduate courses in Africana Studies or related areas) is required. This position involves teaching courses which may be online, hybrid, or face-to-face.  Responsibilities include preparing course materials; delivering instruction; effectively communicating with students; supporting student learning; maintaining detailed records of grades and student attendance; and modeling professional decorum.  Demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and learning, diversity and inclusion, ability to work effectively in a collaborative setting, and a record of mentoring students of diverse backgrounds is desirable.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

You can view and apply for this job at: https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=51000&JobOpeningId=221225&PostingSeq=1

Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled