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Part-time Lecturer

University of California, Riverside
Department: Ethnic Studies

The Ethnic Studies Department at the University of California, Riverside, invites applications for parttime lecturer positions for the Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 quarters. Fall 2022 quarter begins September 19, 2022 and ends December 9, 2022. Spring 2023 quarter begins March 29, 2023 and ends June 16, 2023.  Salary: $7,146 per course (pending final budget approval).

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Application Deadline: September 8, 2022.
Do not post after: September 9, 2022

Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 

American University
Department: Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies

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 Professor beginning August 1, 2023. The candidate’s tenure line will reside in the CRGC Department 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 2023. Preference will be given to candidates specializing in Transgender and/or Queer Studies with a focus on Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. Applications from scholars in the qualitative social sciences such as Anthropology, Sociology, or Psychology are welcome.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2022.
Do not post after: October 15, 2022

Administrator

Agnes Scott College
Department: Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Agnes Scott College seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor whose primary focus is U.S. politics, with emphasis on racial, ethnic, and/or gender politics.  The successful candidate will offer courses at the introductory and advanced levels in U.S. government and in the candidate’s field of specialization. Special consideration will be given to applicants who can teach constitutional law and political theory. The 3/2 teaching load may also include contributions to SUMMIT, the college’s global learning and leadership development initiative. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to working with a socially and economically diverse student population.  Agnes Scott College is a highly selective, independent, national liberal arts college for women located in metropolitan Atlanta, a cosmopolitan and ethnically diverse region with a vibrant cultural life. The college has been nationally recognized for innovation, a highly diverse student population, and excellence in teaching and is committed to providing its faculty with a supportive academic environment.

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Application Deadline: September 30, 2022.
Do not post after: September 30, 2022

Assistant Professor of Education

Wellesley College
Department: Department of Education

The Department of Education at Wellesley College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning in the academic year 2023-24. We seek a scholar whose research and teaching focus on the intersection of race and education in the K-12 school context. Possible areas of specialization include but are not limited to: the experiences of BIPOC students in schools, bilingual education, Indigenous and decolonial knowledge systems, and ethnic studies in K-12 schools. We also invite scholars with intersectional approaches and have a preference for candidates whose research agendas are embedded in K-12 school communities.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2022.
Do not post after: November 15, 2022

Interdisciplinary Fellowships in Black Studies at Yale University

Yale University
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. The ISM seeks to prioritize applicants for our long-term fellowship competition who perform research and teaching in the field of Black Studies.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2022.
Do not post after: August 15, 2022

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship for 2022-23

DePaul University
Department: African and Black Diaspora Studies Department

We invite applications for the Ida B. Wells-Barnett Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellowship for 2022-23. The fellowship is housed in DePaul University’s Department of African and Black Diaspora Studies.
 We welcome applications from PhDs in Black/Africana Studies, humanities, or social science fields. Eligibility is restricted to those who have received their PhD no earlier than 2018 and who will have the PhD in hand by July 2022.
 Appointment of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett postdoctoral teaching fellow will be for the academic year 2022-2023. The fellowship may be extended for a second year, based on review and budget approval. DePaul University will provide the fellow with a competitive stipend, office space, and modest funds for travel and research. This is also a benefits-eligible position.
 Ida B. Wells-Barnett fellows will teach three courses in total across the 2022-23 academic year. DePaul’s academic year consists of three ten-week quarters.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on July 28, 2022.
Do not post after: August 28, 2022

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Furman University
Department: Sociology

Furman University seeks an inaugural professor and director of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) to build and develop outstanding curricular and co-curricular teaching, research, and community engagement on women, gender, and sexuality at Furman and in the surrounding Greenville, SC community.  We are seeking a visionary and engaging leader who holds a Ph.D. in a humanities, social science, or relevant academic field with a strong record of interdisciplinary and intersectional research/teaching on women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; demonstration of effective teaching and mentoring; evidence of committed professional, campus, and community leadership; and expression of an innovative vision for the future of WGSS at Furman. Appointment will be at the rank of full professor (or advanced associate, with extensive relevant experience) within a department appropriate to the successful candidate’s field of study. Please visit the WGSS website at https://www.furman.edu/academics/women-gender-sexuality-studies/ for more information.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
Do not post after: August 25, 2022

Tenure-track Assistant Professor

University of California, Berkeley
Department: Sociology

The University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for a tenure-track (Assistant Professor) position in the Department of Sociology. This hire is part of a multi-year hiring initiative in “AntiBlack Racism and Social Inclusion.” For more information about these positions, including required qualifications and application materials, go to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03539. The deadline to apply is September 9, 2022. For questions, please contact the search administrator at kmills@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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Application Deadline: September 8, 2022
Do not post after: September 9, 2022

Residential Fellowships 2023-2024

National Humanities Center
Department: Fellowships

The National Humanities Center invites applications for academic-year or one-semester residential fellowships. Mid-career, senior, and emerging scholars from all areas of the humanities with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are encouraged to apply. Thanks to the generous support of its funders, the Center especially welcomes applications from scholars at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  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 6, 2022
Do not post after: October 7, 2022

Assistant Professor, full-time tenure-track Sociologist

University of Richmond
Department: Sociology and Anthropology and the Africana Studies Program in the School of Arts & Sciences

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Africana Studies Program in the School of Arts & Sciences at the University of Richmond seek to hire a full-time tenure-track Sociologist at the level of Assistant Professor. In the School, tenure is a departmental status, and therefore faculty will be appointed in the Sociology and Anthropology Department. The joint appointment position will begin in the fall of 2023. A Ph.D. in Sociology is preferred at the time of appointment.  Candidates should have expertise in the study of race and racism and in the geographic and cultural area(s) of Africa and/or the African diaspora. Applicants should also demonstrate expertise in quantitative methods and in one or more of the following areas: sociology of health, environmental sociology, social movements, colonialism and decolonialization, and/or gender and sexuality.

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

Undergraduate Advisor Lecturer

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department: History Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

The History Department and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for an Undergraduate Career Advisor Lecturer position.
The successful candidate will teach 3 courses per year for the HFA Dean’s Office (specifically, career courses) and three courses per year for the Department of History (1 career course and 2 courses on historical topics). Besides assigned teaching, the position requires weekly office hours and advising, informed by up-to-date knowledge of department and university requirements, career development resources, and student support systems. The Undergraduate Career Advisor Lecturer will report to the Chair of the Department of History in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Director and will work closely with the Director of Career Development in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

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

Assistant Professor, History of the Black Atlantic and/or African Diaspora, pre-1900

University of British Columbia
Department: History

The Department of History, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of the Black Atlantic and/or African diaspora, broadly defined, before 1900. We seek candidates who demonstrate a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion of underrepresented groups in academia; to engaging the needs of diverse student populations; and to diversifying what and how we know about the past. Expected start date is July 1, 2023.

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Application Deadline: September 15, 2022.
Do not post after: September 16, 2022

Director of the Black Cultural Center

Purdue University
Department: Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Purdue University seeks applicants for Director of the Black Cultural Center.  The Purdue Black Cultural Center (BCC) was founded in 1969 as an educational, event, and community-building location serving the entire campus and as a gathering space for Black and African American students, faculty, staff, and alumni.  The Director of the Black Cultural Center at Purdue University will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic vision that establishes the BCC as the epicenter of Black life, identity, thriving, and belonging on the West Lafayette campus.  Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging, the Director will be a forward-leaning, relationship-focused leader who will engage campus stakeholders, further collaborations in the local, state, regional, and national communities, and garner external support for creative initiatives that advance the representation, experience, and
success of Black undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

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Application Deadline: July 6, 2022.
Do not post after: August 5, 2022

Racial Equity Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Digital Interests Lab

New York University | Steinhardt
Department: NYU PRIISM & Digital Interests Lab

The Digital Interests Lab is looking for a postdoctoral fellow in “Racial Equity” starting September 2022 with opportunity for annual renewal through 2024. Based at New York University (NYU), the Digital Interests Lab is a research collaborative that fosters interdisciplinary scholarship on data governance and public accountability. The fellow will work in close collaboration with Dr. Anne L. Washington, the Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of the Lab in addition to another postdoctoral fellow in Data Justice being hired simultaneously.  The Racial Equity fellow will identify legacies of institutional inequality in emerging data technology, specifically reimagining how to handle digital patterns of enforced racial hierarchies and historic injustice in Black, brown, indigenous, and other marginalized communities. This fellowship will emphasize public scholarship and communicating to policy audiences. Experience with naturalistic fieldwork is a plus.

Application Deadline: July 8, 2022 (Open until filled)
Do not post after: August 31, 2022


Data Justice Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Digital Interests Lab

New York University | Steinhardt
Department: NYU PRIISM & Digital Interests Lab

The Digital Interests Lab is looking for a postdoctoral fellow in “Data Justice” starting September 2022 with opportunity for annual renewal through 2024. Based at New York University (NYU), the Digital Interests Lab is a research collaborative that fosters interdisciplinary scholarship on data governance and public accountability. The fellow will work in close collaboration with Dr. Anne L. Washington, the Principal Investigator (PI) and Director of the Lab in addition to another postdoctoral fellow in Racial Equity being hired simultaneously.  The Data Justice fellow will elevate remedies and new approaches to rebalance historic inequities in data generation, clustering, optimization, and analysis. A justice framework empowers, restores, and responds to human potential beyond the confines of limiting social and racial hierarchies. This fellowship will emphasize communicating to general audiences and translating academic research into actionable ideas.

Application Deadline: July 8, 2022 (Open until filled)
Do not post after: August 31, 2022

Assistant Professor of History

Swarthmore College
Department: History

The Department of History at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in African American History (from the sixteenth century onward) to begin in the fall semester of 2023. Applicants should hold a PhD by the time of appointment. All thematic emphases are welcome, but we have a preference for candidates well versed in critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, environmental studies, the Black African diaspora, and/or transnationalism/globalism. Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including survey courses, first-year seminars, upper division courses on African American History as well as courses on US History and methodology.

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Application Deadline: September 30, 2022.
Do not post after: September 30, 2022

Black Studies: Contract Instructor-College Credit

San Diego Community College District
Department: Black Studies Department

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor, Black Studies at San Diego City College beginning Fall 2022. One of three credit colleges in the San Diego Community College District, City College is an urban campus, minutes away from a world-class zoo and Balboa Park, providing academic and career-technical offerings to meet the needs of a diverse student population.  While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor. The assignment may include day, evening, online, Saturday, and/or off-campus classes.

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Application Deadline: July 15, 2022.
Do not post after: July 21, 2022

Adjunct Faculty in Black Studies

Providence College
Department: Black Studies Program

The Providence College Black Studies Program invites applications for an adjunct instructor for Fall semester 2022. The instructor will teach two sections of Introduction to Black Studies (20 students each) that will meet in-person TR from 11:30-12:45 and MR from 10:00-11:15.  Advanced standing in Black Studies or a related discipline PhD program is required.

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Application Deadline: July 15, 2022.
Do not post after: July 15, 2022

Assistant Professor, African American Studies

Palomar College
Department: Ethnic Studies

The Assistant Professor, African American Studies is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the discipline of African American (Africana) Studies. Specifically, these courses include Introduction to African American Studies, African-American History, Introduction to Africana Social Institutions and Behavior, and Cultures of Africa.  For course details, visit our course catalog at: https://www.palomar.edu/ethnicstudies/africana-studies/. Teaching assignments at Palomar College may include instruction in any of our special programs, such as dual enrollment, middle college, transitions (formerly incarcerated), and/or currently incarcerated students. This position will also serve as the discipline lead within the Ethnic Studies Department.

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Application Deadline: August 22, 2022.
Do not post after: July 6, 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

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