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Summer Teaching Opportunity for Grad Students

Freedom Summer Collegiate

Freedom Summer Collegiate is looking for doctoral students to design and teach advanced 5-week courses to high school students this June in Mississippi and Arkansas. We’re looking for PhD students and candidates to:

– Design and lead a 5-week course on a topic in their area of expertise.
– Enjoy a summer teaching high school students in rural Mississippi or Arkansas.
– Develop as a teacher through this teaching experience, our coaching, and collaboration with other graduate students.
– Earn a stipend for their work, with housing provided.

Past participants of our program from Harvard, MIT, Howard, Duke, University of California, Rutgers, and other universities have taught courses like Computers & Political PowerPersist to Resist: Black Women & Resistance in the African Diaspora; Music & Politics; Black Art, Black Space; Workers Rebellion; and The New World.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

Academic Program Director

Prison University Project
Department: College Program

The Prison University Project is seeking an Academic Program Director Full time (1 FTE), salary and benefits Salary: $90,000-120,000 annually, depending on experience San Rafael, CA Prison University Project.  The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide an intellectually rigorous, inclusive Associate of Arts degree program and college preparatory program, free of charge, to people at San Quentin State Prison; to expand access to quality higher education for incarcerated people; and to foster the values of equity, civic engagement, independence of thought, and freedom of expression.

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Application Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

Do not post after:  March 6, 2020

Associate Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department: Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence

The University of Wisconsin (UW) Oshkosh seeks a dynamic, visionary, and collaborative leader to serve as its Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Inclusive Excellence (IE) and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO). The successful candidate will have a proven record of leading equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts resulting in transformational change across a University setting. UW Oshkosh values diversity as a key to innovation, creativity, and progress. The AVC for IE and CDO will develop and implement equitable and inclusive strategies to advance UW Oshkosh’s commitment to inclusive excellence as outlined in its mission and strategic plan.

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Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

Do not post after:  February 21, 2020

Assistant Professor, Africana Studies and Political Science, 1-Year Visiting Position

The College of Wooster
Department: Africana Studies

The Departments of Africana Studies and Political Science at The College of Wooster seek to fill a one-year visiting position at the level of Assistant Professor divided between Africana Studies (2/3rd) and Political Science (1/3rd), beginning in the August 2020. Broad training in Africana Studies and Political Science, with a focus on African politics, is required. We are especially interested in hiring faculty who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their teaching, research, and service.

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Application Deadline: February 7, 2020

Do not post after:  February 7, 2020

Associate Vice Chancellor for Inclusive Excellence and Chief Diversity Officer

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Department: Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence

The University of Wisconsin (UW) Oshkosh seeks a dynamic, visionary, and collaborative leader to serve as its Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) for Inclusive Excellence (IE) and Chief Diversity Officer (CDO). The successful candidate will have a proven record of leading equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts resulting in transformational change across a University setting. UW Oshkosh values diversity as a key to innovation, creativity, and progress. The AVC for IE and CDO will develop and implement equitable and inclusive strategies to advance UW Oshkosh’s commitment to inclusive excellence as outlined in its mission and strategic plan.

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Application Deadline: February 21, 2020

Do not post after:  Februay 21, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Religions

New College of Florida
Department: Division of Humanities

New College of Florida is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor appointment in African American Religions with emphasis on Christianity’s approved beginning August 2020. Ph.D. in Religion, African American Studies, or relevant field. Expertise in African American religions, Christianity, and the influence of African religious traditions on the Americas. Area of specialization and geographic focus open.

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Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

Do not post after:  March 31, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor – Transnational Studies or Postcolonial Studies

Davidson College
Department: Humanities Program 

The Humanities Program at Davidson College invites applications for a three-year visiting assistant professor position in transnational studies or postcolonial studies, beginning July 1, 2020. We wish to welcome a new colleague who has demonstrated experience or interest in first-year humanities programs, first-year seminar programs, or similar interdisciplinary, foundational collaborative teaching projects in the humanities.

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Application Deadline: January 30, 2020

Do not post after: January 30, 2020

Assistant Professor – African American Studies

Bowling Green State University
Department: Ethnic Studies 

Department of Ethnic Studies and School for Cultural and Critical Studies, Bowling Green State University (Main Campus). Department of Ethnic Studies and School for Cultural and Critical Studies invite applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in African American Studies. Start date is August 2020.

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Application Deadline: January 24, 2020

Do not post after: January 25, 2020

Two Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Environmental Studies

The College of the Holy Cross
Department: Program in Environmental Studies

The Environmental Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a full-time, two-year postdoctoral fellowship (2020-2022) to begin August 2020. A recent Ph.D. with a strong emphasis in environmental studies within the humanities, arts, or social sciences is required. A Ph.D. from an interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies is preferred. We are particularly interested in scholars whose work addresses one or more of the following issues: environmental racism, social and economic justice, globalism, development, sustainability, urban nature, human geography, environmentally displaced communities.

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Application Deadline: January 18, 2020

Do not post after:  January 18, 2020

Assistant Professor in the area of Ethnic/Racial Health Disparities

University of Connecticut
Department: Africana Studies Institute

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for two Assistant Professor (tenure track) positions in the area of ethnic/racial health disparities, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020. Successful candidates will be hired in one of three departments, with no more than one in any department: Anthropology, Sociology, or Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (SLHS), as part of a college-wide cluster hire of three faculty in health disparities.

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Application Deadline: Preference will be given to applicants who apply by January 1, 2020; however, screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Adjunct Faculty for Caribbean History

Adelphi University
Department: African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Adelphi University’s African, Black and Caribbean Studies is hiring one adjunct faculty to teach one course, Caribbean History for immediate hire in the spring semester.  This course is a 200 level undergraduate course – no prerequisite.

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Application Deadline: Until filled


Adjunct Faculty for Black History

Adelphi University
Department: African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Adelphi University’s African, Black and Caribbean Studies is hiring one adjunct faculty to teach Black History in the United States, 1865 –present.  The course is a 200 level undergraduate course – no prerequisites.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

Assistant Professor

University of Illinois – Chicago
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor. Areas of specialization are open, however we are particularly interested in scholars with expertise in the following fields: Afro-Latinx Studies, Popular Culture/Visual Culture, or The History of Slavery. Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2020. Degrees can be from interdisciplinary fields such as African American/Black Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Performance Studies, Communication Studies, etc. as well as disciplines including History, Literature, Sociology, Anthropology, and Political Science.

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Application Deadline: January 6, 2020

Associate Professor in Afro-American Studies

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Department: Afro-American Studies

The Department of Afro-American Studies is seeking an Associate Professor. Applications at the Assistant Professor or Full Professor level may be considered in exceptional cases. This Associate Professor position will be a tenured position and will be responsible for teaching introductory survey courses and advanced courses related to the area of specialization; conducting scholarly research; and performing University and community service as appropriate.  Candidates who have a particular interest in gender studies and/or relations between people of color will be especially desirable.

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Application Deadline: January 17, 2020

Guarini Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration in the U.S. Context

Dartmouth College
Department: History

Dartmouth College Department of History invites applications for a Guarini Dean’s Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration in the U.S. Context. This fellowship supports scholars whose research addresses these themes; we are especially but not exclusively interested in transnational approaches. In addition, the fellowship promotes student and faculty diversity at Dartmouth, and throughout higher education, by supporting underrepresented minority scholars and others with a demonstrated ability to advance educational diversity.

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Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

Assistant Professor – Liberal Studies

Central Washington University
Department: Philosophy and Religious Studies

Central Washington University’s (Ellensburg, WA) College of Arts and Humanities seeks an Assistant Professor for a tenure-¬track position, with productive scholarship and service expectations in addition to teaching. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in one of our humanities disciplines (communications, English, history, philosophy, religious studies, and/or world languages and cultures), medical humanities, or interdisciplinary programs (Africana and Black Studies, Asian Studies, and Latino Latin American Studies), and demonstrate strong theoretical and broad methodological knowledge, including quantitative, qualitative, and/or rhetorical methods, and the ability to teach a variety of Liberal Studies courses.

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Application Deadline: January 2, 2020

Lecturer

Wayne State University
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies at Wayne State University invites applications for a full-time renewable Lecturer position beginning January 6, 2020. A Master’s degree in African American Studies or a related field is required. All candidates must have experience in teaching African American Studies. The Lecturer will teach a 3-2 load of courses during the academic year, joining a cohort of full-time and part-time teaching faculty. The Lecturer will also be a leader in the department’s programs related to academic success, recruitment, and community engagement.

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Application Deadline: Until Suitable Candidate is Found

Assistant Professor of Africology & African American Studies

University of Virginia
Department: Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time tenured position, beginning Fall 2020, at the Associate or Full professorial rank, in African and African Diaspora Studies. The department particularly welcomes applications from candidates with research expertise in shifting racial formations in Africa, African Diasporas, and/or “South-South” contexts, linking African diasporic communities in the Global North and the Global South across a range of geographies.

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Application Deadline: December 1, 2019


Assistant Professor of Africology & African American Studies

University of Virginia
Department: Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies

The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites applications for a full-time tenured position, beginning Fall 2020, at the Associate or Full professorial rank, in African and African Diaspora Studies. The department particularly welcomes applications from candidates with research expertise in shifting racial formations in Africa, African Diasporas, and/or “South-South” contexts, linking African diasporic communities in the Global North and the Global South across a range of geographies.

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Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Africology and African American Studies

Eastern Michigan University
Department: Africology & 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 social/ cultural and/or behavioral 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: Review of applications will begin after January 6, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

Assistant or Associate Professor in African American and Africana Studies and Environmental Justice

University of Kentucky
Department: African American and Africana Studies Program

University of Kentucky seeks candidates who center Black perspectives and experiences in areas such as environmental racism, (feminist) political ecology, racialized landscapes, cultural memory, community response to disaster and disaster recovery, critical development studies, conservation, climate justice, land rights and territorial politics, political activism, and/or social justice. Applicants who include community engagement, participatory research or other qualitative approaches in their research programs are especially welcome. Area of geographic specialization is open.

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Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

Department Chair, Full Professor or Advance Associate Professor

Texas Christian University
Department: Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies

The Department of Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES) at Texas Christian University invites applications for our next Department Chair at the rank of full Professor or advanced Associate Professor, starting fall 2020. Research specialty within the broad field of U.S. Ethnic Studies is open, but we especially seek scholars who apply comparative or relational approaches to the study of race/ethnicity and/or scholars who meaningfully integrate the intersectional study of women, gender, and sexuality. All faculty in the department are expected to incorporate community-engaged pedagogy into their teaching and to take part in the wider Fort Worth and Texas communities as civic-minded scholars.

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Application Deadline: December 12, 2019

Africana Studies Lecturer

Texas A&M University
Department: Africana Studies Program

The interdisciplinary program in Africana Studies, part of Interdisciplinary Critical Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full-time, Non-Tenure, Lecturer position in the Africana Studies Program with a 9 month academic appointment beginning the Fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4 courses per semester (fall and spring), including two sections of Introduction to Africana Studies, which explores Africa’s foundational relationship to and connections with its diaspora in the USA, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and two additional courses in their specialty areas.

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Application Deadline: Until Filled

Assistant or Associate Professor in Francophone Africa and/or the Francophone African Diaspora

University of Kentucky
Department: African American and Africana Studies

This ad is explicitly a call for applications for a position in Francophone Africa and/or the African Diaspora. The program in African American and Africana Studies invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Francophone Africa and/or the Francophone African Diaspora, to begin August 2020. The successful applicant’s tenure home is open, and will be discipline specific to include the departments of: Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures; History; Geography, Anthropology; Sociology; or other departments in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Application Deadline: November 22, 2019.


Assistant or Associate Professor in Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking Africa and/or the African Diaspora

University of Kentucky
Department: African American and Africana Studies

The program in African American and Africana Studies invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking Africa and/or the African Diaspora, to begin August 2020. The successful applicant’s tenure home is open, and will be discipline specific to include the departments of: Hispanic Studies; History; Geography, Anthropology; or other departments in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2019.

Assistant Professor of American History and Women’s and Gender Studies

Sewanee – The University of the South
Department: History & Women’s and Gender Studies

The History Department and Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) Program at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee invite applications for an assistant, tenure-track professorship in the history of gender and/or sexuality and American history to begin in August 2020. This joint appointment in History and Women’s and Gender Studies is open to scholars in any chronological field of American history who also specialize in the history of gender and/or sexuality. We encourage candidates whose research and teaching agendas focus on issues of race, class and ethnicity and who deploy feminist methodologies in their work to apply. The standard teaching load is five courses a year.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2019.

Assistant Professor

Wayne State University
Department: Philosophy

The Department of Philosophy at Wayne State University in Detroit seeks to hire at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) level. AOS: Open. AOC: Open, but the department has needs in the areas of Early Modern Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy (broadly construed), Bioethics, and Philosophy of Language.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2019.

Postdoctoral Scholar, African American History (Job #91456)

The Pennsylvania State University
Department: George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center

The Richards Civil War Era Center and the Africana Research Center invite applications for a postdoctoral scholar in African American history, beginning July 1, 2020. This is a one-year position, with possibility of renewal. All research interests spanning the origins of slavery through the Civil Rights movement will receive favorable consideration. Proposals that align with the Richards Center’s interests in slavery, abolition, and emancipation, as well as comparative or Atlantic history, are especially welcome.

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Application Deadline: December 10, 2019.


Postdoctoral Scholar, Civil War Era (Job #91453)

The Pennsylvania State University
Department: George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center

The Richards Civil War Era Center, in conjunction with the Department of History and the College of Liberal Arts, invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar in the history of the Civil War Era, beginning July 1, 2020. This is a one-year position, with possibility of renewal. All research interests spanning the pre-war period through Reconstruction will receive favorable consideration. Proposals that align with the Richards Center’s interests in slavery, abolition, and emancipation are especially welcome.

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Application Deadline: December 10, 2019.

Ethnomusicologist/Musicologist (Asst. Prof. Tenure-Track) Afro-Latinx Musics

Fordham University
Department: Department of Music

The Department of Art History and Music at Fordham University seeks a full-time tenure-track Ethnomusicologist / Musicologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, with a specialization in Afro-Latinx music, to begin in Fall 2020. Candidates should possess: a terminal degree in (ethno) musicology, a dynamic research program, and demonstrated effectiveness as a classroom teacher.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications begins 11 October 2019.

FT/Tenure Track Instructor – US History

Santa Monica College
Department:  Education

The successful candidiate’s primary teaching assignment will consist of courses in U.S. Racial & Ethnic Survey, U.S. Surveys (To/Since 1877), and at least one additional field.  Additional responsibilities include engagement in departmental and campus community activities including involvement in student success initiatives, departmental and curricular planning and organization, and academic committee work.  Salary: $62,407 – $130,032

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Application Deadline: December 16, 2019

Black Studies with a concentration in African-American and African-diasporic music cultures, especially jazz

Swarthmore College
Black Studies

The Black Studies Program at Swarthmore College invites applications for an open rank, tenure track position specializing in African-American and/or African-diasporic musics and their cultures. In addition to applicants with advanced interdisciplinary training in Africana, African American, or Black Studies, we welcome applications from musicologists, ethnomusicologists, historians, and others whose work evinces humanistic approaches to the theories, histories, cultures, and aesthetics of jazz, as well as other black vernacular musics.

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Application Deadline: November 4, 2019

Full-time Lecturer

University of Tennessee
Africana Studies

The Africana Studies Program (AFST) in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (https://africana.utk.edu/ ) invites applications for a full-time lecturer to teach Introduction to African American Studies and/or Introduction to African Studies, to begin Spring 2020. Appointment will be full-time with the possibility of renewal based on performance.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled

Caarceral Studies/Critical Prison Studies/Africana Studies

The University of Oklahoma
Department: Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies

The Clara Luper Department of African & African American Studies, housed in College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) at the University of Oklahoma, is beginning a multi-year period of expansion and renewal. As part of the growth of this progressive unit, applications are being solicited for an outstanding faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor in Carceral Studies/Critical Prison Studies. Area of specialization is open, however, the ideal candidate’s scholarship will be rooted in Africana Studies.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled

Assistant or Associate Professor of English & African American Studies

University of Iowa
Department: African American Studies

The Department of English and the Program in African American Studies at the University of Iowa invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor with a specialization in African American Literary and Cultural Studies, beginning fall semester 2020. We seek a dynamic scholar and teacher who works in any area of 19th, 20th, and 21st century African American literary and cultural studies.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled