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Visiting Professor, African American Studies with specialization in Historical content (non-tenure track)

Ohio University
Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Ohio University’s Department of African American Studies is seeking a Visiting Professor to teach courses in African American Studies for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching load is five courses per year, including Introduction to African American Studies as well as other courses requiring historical content, such as History of Injustice in the U.S. and African American History since 1876. The selected candidate is expected to hold office hours. The instructor will be responsible for effectively preparing, teaching, grading, and assessing student learning, and collaborating with the Chair of the Department to improve the student learning experience. Salary is competitive. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom in June and early July.

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Application Deadline: June 6, 2022.
Do not post after: June 6, 2022


Visiting Professor, African American Studies with specialization in Film/Media (non-tenure track)

Ohio University
Department: College of Arts and Sciences

Ohio University’s Department of African American Studies is seeking a Visiting Professor to teach courses in African American Studies for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters. The teaching load is five courses per year, including such courses as Africana Media Studies, African American Arts & Artists, and Black Music Criticism, and other media related courses with African American Studies content. The instructor is expected to hold office hours. The instructor will be responsible for effectively preparing, teaching, grading, and assessing student learning, and collaborating with the Chair of the Department to improve the student learning experience. Salary is competitive. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom in June and early July.

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Application Deadline: June 6, 2022.
Do not post after: June 6, 2022

Full-time Lecturer

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Department: Africana Studies

The new, Department of Africana Studies 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 courses, to begin fall 2022. The appointment will be full-time, with the possibility of renewal based on
performance.  The successful candidate is expected to work with the department head and core faculty members to teach courses, assist with recruitment and retention, and support extracurricular programming designed for majors and minors in the unit (contribute service). Previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level is a plus.

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Application Deadline: June 1, 2022.
Do not post after: June 15, 2022

Post-Doctoral Humanities Fellowship in Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies

DePaul University
Department: African and Black Diaspora Studies

DePaul University’s Social Transformation Research Collaborative (STRC) invites applications for a two-year Post-Doctoral Humanities Fellowship in Comparative Race and Ethnicity Studies, to begin July 2022. The STRC is hosted by the Center for Black Diaspora and the Center for Latino Research and centered on key programs that focus on the historical trajectories, legacies and cultures of people of color—African and Black Diaspora Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Global Asian Studies, and Critical Ethnic Studies. The Collaborative supports research in the humanities as a source of justice and healing for communities historically shaped by, and continuously facing, racism, violence, and dispossession. The Comparative Race and Ethnicity Post-Doctoral Fellowship also reflects DePaul University’s Vincentian mission, which includes a scholarly commitment to the areas of race, equality, social justice, and advocacy for historically oppressed and underserved populations.

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Application Deadline: June 3, 2022.
Do not post after: June 3, 2022

Visiting 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 Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, beginning Fall 2022. We seek an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar working in any time-period, whose teaching and research engages with major themes of Black or Africana Studies from a national, regional, global or transnational perspective. We are equally interested in work situated within African, African American, or diasporic studies. The successful candidate will teach three to four courses a semester, including the introductory African American Studies course, along with upper-level courses. Teaching at the OSU-Tulsa campus is also a possibility; if so the assignment would include travel support.

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Application Deadline: May 13, 2022.  Open until filled
Do not post after: May 31, 2022

Assistant or Associate Professor of African American history and Africana Studies

Rhode Island College
Department: Human Resources

Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of African American History and Africana Studies. This is a full-time, continuing, tenure track position with a target start date of Fall 2022 or Spring 2023. This faculty position is a joint academic and public history position. Fifty percent of the position will be teaching courses for the History Department and the Africana Studies Program with an annual teaching load of three courses. The other fifty percent of the position will be working with the archives of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS) on scholarly research, program development (lectures, exhibits, etc.), and archival organizing.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled; review date begins May 16.
Do not post after: June 30, 2022

Assistant Professor of Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies

Grinnell College
Department: Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies Program

The Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies Program invites applications for a one-year appointment beginning Fall (August) 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) may be considered. Research and teaching interests might include, but are not limited to critical race feminism, feminism and popular culture, Black women’s studies, feminist legal theory, indigenous studies, and/or global/transnational feminism. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility.

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Application Deadline: April 30, 2022
Do not post after: April 30, 2022

Visiting Assistant Professor of African American Studies

College of Charleston
Department: African American Studies

The African American Studies Program at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2022–2023 academic year beginning August 16, 2022.  The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in African American Studies or a discipline in the humanities or social sciences, but must have expertise in African American Studies. Research and teaching interests should include one or more of the following subfields of theory and Black political thought: critical race theory, Black queer studies, Black feminist thought, the Black radical tradition, post-colonial thought, and African American political thought. The candidate should be able to teach Introduction to African American Studies and upper-level courses in African American Studies. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load; PhD must be conferred by August 1, 2022.

Application for position must be completed through the CofC Jobs Postings – https://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/12028

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Do not post after: June 4, 2022

History of Black Diasporas: DU IRISE Postdoc

University of Denver
Department: Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (In)Equality (IRISE)

The University of Denver Interdisciplinary Research Institute for the Study of (In)Equality is seeking a postdoctoral research fellow with expertise in the History of the Black Diasporas beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023. Under the guidance and mentorship of an interdisciplinary team of faculty connected to IRISE and the Department of History in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, the postdoctoral fellow will have the opportunity to focus on research, search out meaningful service opportunities across campus, and gain teaching experience at the undergraduate level. The position is meant to prepare the fellow to pursue a tenure-track appointment in the academy.

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Application Deadline: April 18, 2022
Do not post after: April 18, 2022

African American Studies Instructor

Los Angeles City College
Department: Acadmic Affairs

LACC is seeking a dynamic African American Studies faculty member to teach a wide variety of courses in the African American Studies discipline in the Social Science Department, which prides itself as an innovative and collaborative group of faculty and staff who collegially strive to offer our students stellar educational experiences. The department is seeking a creative and motivated faculty member with a demonstrated commitment to their discipline who will assist in increasing course offerings and transfer/employment opportunities for its graduates and will serve as an inspiration to the students.

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Application Deadline: April 29, 2022
Do not post after: April 29, 2022

Lecturer (Doctoral Schedule) – Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

Hunter College
Department: The Department of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies

Hunter College of The City University of New York invites applications for a position at the rank of Doctoral Lecturer specializing in African American History. This is a full-time appointment with a renewable contract and eligibility for a Certificate of Continuous Service after 5 years. The position will begin August 2022. Located on the 68th Street campus on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, the Department of Africana, Puerto Rican and Latino Studies offers students a critical understanding of the political, cultural, social and ideological forces that have shaped the experiences of people of African, Puerto Rican and Latinx diasporas. Hunter College has both a teaching and a research mission.

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

Professor of Black Politics

University of California, Riverside
Department: Political Science

The Department of Political Science of the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Black Politics. The ideal candidate will be firmly grounded in both political science and Black study, as the position is intended to be jointly appointed with UCR’s planned new Department of Black Study. Sub-field specialization is open and we welcome strong candidates whose research and teaching addresses any substantive area of Black Politics (within or outside the U.S. context). We are open to a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and have a record or promise of research publication. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment; candidates who are ABD at the time of application will be considered. Appointment level and salary will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2022. Minimum basic qualification (must be met by time of application).

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Application Deadline: May 4, 2022
Do not post after: June 30, 2022

Assistant Professor of History

Benedictine University
Department: History, Philosophy & Theology

The Department of History, Philosophy & Theology at Benedictine University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of History beginning Fall 2022. We are seeking collegial candidates eager to join a faculty team committed to creating a dynamic, welcoming learning environment for our exceptionally diverse student population.  We seek a historian of the U.S. with expertise in African American Studies, who can teach a wide range of courses in U.S. history. Ability to support Benedictine’s program in Global Studies, especially by offering courses on the African diaspora, is also desirable but by no means required.

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Application Deadline: March 31, 2022
Do not post after: April 15, 2022

Assistant Editor

The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr. Project, a nine-volume historical documentary edition, is seeking an assistant editor to continue work on completing in print and digitally the final three volumes.  Candidates for assistant editor must have the interest and ability for assessing and making historically relevant Mitchell’s generally cryptic reports and other categories of his papers. This is done by the ability to not only work with the content of the archive itself, but also by enhancing this source with broader historical records (print and electronic) from other NAACP primary sources, such as newspapers and magazines (Crisis, e.g.), recorded interviews, collections from presidential and university libraries, as well as scholarly articles and books. Candidates must also have experience working with digital tools and platforms, and be able to learn/work in Drupal, the core technology of the NHPRC-Mellon Foundation-funded University of Virginia Digital Publishing Cooperative, of which the Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr. Project is a member. Specific job functions are conducting basic scholarly historical research; preparing the Biographical and Congressional Directories; preparing a subject and name index; the bibliography; annotation, and ability to work through the NAACP General and Washington Bureau collections at the Library of Congress. Candidates must have an extended involvement in History, or Political Science, or a background in Law, legal history, and/or historical documentary editing.

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Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Do not post after: Until filled

Coleman A. Young Foundation Endowed Chair of Urban Affairs

Wayne State University
Department: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Wayne State University invites applications from nationally prominent Associate or Full Professors for the Coleman A. Young Foundation Endowed Chair of Urban Affairs. Wayne State University, founded in 1868, is a nationally recognized public, urban research University in Detroit, Michigan. Committed to educational opportunity, research and community enrichment, Wayne State serves a critical role in Michigan’s higher education landscape. It holds the highest Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching designations in both research and community engagement. Just as the city of Detroit is undergoing a renaissance, the University itself is in a time of significant transformation, strengthening its ability to serve students from Detroit and around the world.

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Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
Do not post after: May 31, 2022

Assistant Professor of Africana Studies

California State University, Long Beach
Department: Africana Studies

California State University, Long Beach seeks candidates for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Africana Studies.

Required Qualifications:
 Ph.D. in Africana Studies with specialization in Africana Politics and/or Ethnic Studies; or in a related field with specialization or focus in Africana politics. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2022.
 Demonstrated commitment to and/or interest in areas related to one or more of the following: comparative Ethnic Studies, Afro-Latina/o Studies, Afro-Native American Studies, Afro-Asian Studies, Afro- Caribbean Studies, Diaspora Studies
 Demonstrated potential or evidence of effective teaching at college level
 Demonstrated potential or evidence of successful research and scholarly publication and/or creative activities
 Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled
Do not post after: Until position is filled

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor

Amherst College
Department: Religion

The Amherst College Department of Religion seeks a scholar of African-American or African diasporic religion for a full-time one-year visiting appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor, beginning on July 1, 2022. Within the last fifteen years, Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, and nationality. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst’s students are Pell Grant recipients; 43 percent of our students identify as domestic students of color; and 10 percent of our students are
international students.

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Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled
Do not post after: Until position is filled

Education and Human Development/ African and African American Studies

SUNY Brockport College
Department: Assistant Professor

SUNY Brockport is accepting applications for a full time, 10-month, tenure track Assistant Professor in the Department of Education & Human Development. We seek scholars whose teaching and research combine social studies education and African and African American studies by centering African and African American perspectives, experiences, and histories in social studies education. This position includes teaching social studies methods courses in the Education and Human Development department, relevant courses in the African and African American Studies department, and cross-listed courses for both departments. We are interested in scholars who work in the interdisciplinary field of African and African American Studies to prepare social studies teachers by theorizing and teaching strands of social studies education (ex. civics, economics, global and American history, geography, sociology, psychology, and/or other relevant areas) through theories of Africana education and pedagogy, Black critical theory, and/or critical pedagogic theories.

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Application Deadline: February 4, 2022
Do not post after: May 18, 2022