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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

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

Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Afro-Caribbean / Afro-Latinx Studies

Georgetown University
Department: African American Studies and Spanish and Portuguese

The Departments of African American Studies and Spanish and Portuguese invite applications for a full-time tenure-line jointly appointed faculty position in Afro-Caribbean or Afro-Latinx Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. For the first year of this position, the successful candidate will also hold the title of Provost’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow, and will have no teaching and service responsibilities to allow a focus on research while receiving mentorship and support from two senior faculty members. Possible areas of emphasis include: diaspora, indigeneity, and settler colonialism; the histories of Atlantic slavery, migration, and dispossession; or Black peoples’ relationship to New World settlerhood in locations such as Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Nicaragua, Trinidad, Tobago, or Venezuela.

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Application Deadline: September 30, 2021
Do not post after: October 14, 2021


Assistant Professor of African American Studies

Georgetown University
Department: African American Studies

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: September 30, 2021
Do not post after: October 1, 2021

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 of Sociology

Lehigh University
Department: Sociology & Anthropology

The Department of Sociology & Anthropology and the Africana Studies Program at Lehigh University seek a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Sociology, effective Fall 2022. They seek a colleague whose primary area of research and teaching is in race and ethnic studies with a focus on areas such as structural racism, racial justice, and the African diaspora.

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

Assistant Professor of History, Historian of Immigration or Migration After 1900

Colgate University
Department: History

The History Department seeks a historian of immigration or migration after 1900. The geographical field is open, but we are especially interested in candidates who employ innovative methodologies, take a transnational approach, or use oral history sources in their research. We welcome work on all aspects of immigration and migration, including the history of forced migration, immigration policies, stateless people, and refugees, to name just a few topics. The successful candidate should have experience in archives or field work and relevant language proficiency.

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Application Deadline: October 1, 2021
Do not post after: Open Unitl Filled

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

Residential Fellow, 2022-23

National Humanities Center
Department: Scholarly Programs

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work from all areas of the humanities are encouraged to apply.  Scholars from all parts of the globe are eligible; stipends and travel expenses are provided. Fellowship applicants must have a PhD or equivalent scholarly credentials. Fellowships are supported by the Center’s own endowment, private foundation grants, contributions from alumni and friends, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Application Deadline: October 7, 2021.
Do not post after: October 7, 2021

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

Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship in Art History/Museum Studies and Art Education

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University
Department: Department of Africana Studies

The School of Art in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University seeks two outstanding Ph.D. candidates or post-doctoral candidates for the President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, within the areas of Art History/Museum Studies or Art Education.  The fellowship position is a full-time twelve-month academic appointment starting as early as Fall 2021.

The fellowship position is a full-time twelve-month academic appointment starting as early as Fall 2021. The fellow is expected to pursue an active research agenda and to teach one course per year for the duration of the fellowship, a minimum of two years. Upon the successful completion of the fellowship, the fellow is eligible for a full-time tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor within their designated area, serving undergraduate and graduate students.

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Application Deadline: August 31, 2021.
Do not post after: September 1, 2021

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, Africana Studies, Tenure-Track Positions

The College of Wooster
Department: Department of Africana Studies

The College of Wooster is pleased to announce a cluster hire in Africana Studies with appointments beginning August 2022. We seek to appoint three tenure-track positions (at least one of which could be at the Associate Professor or Professor level) housed in the Department of Africana Studies. The department welcomes a range of areas of expertise within Africana Studies, which could include, but are not limited to: critical race theory, Black queer theory, Africana religions, Black social and political movements, Africana musicology, Africana popular culture, Black theatre and dance, transnational Black feminisms, Black youth and digital cultures, race and healthcare disparities, and environmental injustice. We welcome scholars who can contribute expertise in African diasporic communities and cultures in North America, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America.

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Application Deadline: September 15, 2021.
Do not post after: September 15, 2021


Assistant/Associate Professor of Black Studies

Swarthmore College
Department: Black Studies

The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Black Studies Program, to begin in the fall of 2022. The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. It is an interdisciplinary program drawing on faculty from multiple departments and incorporating a wide range of perspectives and methods within Black Studies. Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia and near Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Black Studies Program, to begin in the fall of 2022. The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. It is an interdisciplinary program drawing on faculty from multiple departments and incorporating a wide range of perspectives and methods within Black Studies. Located in the suburbs of Philadelphia and near Wilmington DE, Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to diversity, and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.

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Application Deadline: October 1, 2021.
Do not post after: September 30, 2021