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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.

Assistant Professor

University of Houston
Department: Comparative Cultural Studies

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston is an interdisciplinary department that is home to curricular programs in Anthropology, Liberal Studies, and Religious Studies. We seek to hire an outstanding scholar and teacher with an active agenda of research and publication in any area of comparative cultural studies, whose academic work would enhance and amplify intellectual synergies in the department and whose teaching could ideally contribute to more than one of our programs.

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Application Deadline: November 8, 2019

Department Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department and Professor (or Associate Professor)

Kennesaw State University
Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Kennesaw State University is seeking an individual who demonstrates excellence in teaching and research; a strong commitment to service and engagement with communities; and a strong dedication to social justice, anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. The ideal candidate must also be a strong advocate for faculty, students, and staff, with a demonstrated track record for shared governance.

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Application Deadline: November 8, 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

Assistant Professor

San Jose State University
Department: African American Studies

The Department of African American Studies invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor with a specialization in African American Studies, Africana Studies or Black Studies. We seek someone with broad interdisciplinary training within the discipline of African American/Africana/Black Studies.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

San Jose State University
Department: Sports, Society & Social Change

The Executive Assistant is responsible for the unit\’s administration and operations; coordinating communications; budget management; program management and event planning. The Executive Assistant also serves as liaison between ISSSSC and other departments and organizations..

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Application Deadline: October 17, 2019

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunities for Candidates who Enhance the Diversity of the Academy

Liberal Arts Colleges
Department: Consortium for Faculty Diversity

The Consortium for Faculty Diversity at Liberal Arts Colleges invites applications in all disciplines for Scholar-in-Residence appointments at more than 55 nationally ranked institutions. Candidates must be U.S. Citizens or unconditional permanent residents committed to and willing to contribute to enhancing the diversity of the faculty at consortia colleges. Scholars will receive a salary equivalent to that of Visiting Assistant Professors at their host institution.

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Application Deadline: October 31, 2019

Assistant Professor in Global Urbanism

Dartmouth College
Department: Geography Department

The Department of Geography at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor appointment in Global Urbanism. We seek a dynamic scholar who will make significant theoretical and empirical contributions to the sub-field of urban geography. We particularly welcome candidates whose research and teaching focus on cities of the global south, and who will enrich and complement existing Department strengths in urban geography, critical race theory, health geographies, spatial science, and political ecology.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2019


Assistant Professor in Global Geographies

Dartmouth College
Department: Geography Department

The Department of Geography at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Black Geographies. We seek individuals whose research and classroom teaching interests might include, but are not limited to: Black socio-spatial productions as critical interventions into white supremacy and racial capitalism; Black historical and future geographies; Blackness as constitutive of the production of difference; Blackness as produced by and productive of space across a range of geographical contexts; and the role of Blackness in the production of nature-society relations.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Tenure-Track Position in the Department of Africana Studies

The College of Wooster
Department: Africana Studies

The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Africana Studies, commencing 2020-2021. Rank of Associate or Full Professor determined by strength of successful candidate\’s teaching experience, broad interdisciplinary training, and/or extensive publications in Africana Diasporic Studies. Must teach introductory and upper-level courses in Africana Studies, supervise undergraduate independent study projects in Africana Studies, and contribute to the College’s First Year Seminar.

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2019

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public and Community Service and Black Studies

Providence College
Department: Department of Public and Community Service Studies and the Black Studies Program

The Department of Public and Community Service Studies and the Black Studies Program at Providence College invites applications for a full-time joint tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 2020. The successful candidate must show evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and publication in the area of Black feminisms, class and inequality, and critical pedagogy, with particular expertise in social movements, social identities, and feminist approaches to community-engaged research and organizing, particularly around the intersection of race and class.

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Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Assistant Professor

Loyola Marymount University
Department: African American Studies

The African American Studies department at Loyola Marymount Univeristy invites applications for Assistant Professor. The department seeks candidate with Ph.D. in African American Studies with a specialization in social scientific research including quantitative techniques. The department will consider applicants with backgrounds in other appropriate social science fields whose work centers the black experience, including but not limited to Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Public Policy, and Public Health. A Ph.D. is required by the time of appointment.

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Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Open Rank Position in Nineteenth-Century African-American History/American Slavery

The University of Delaware
Department: The Department of Africana Studies

The Department of Africana Studies at the University of Delaware invites applications for an open rank position in Nineteenth-Century African-American History/American Slavery. The area of specialization is open, but ideal candidates should demonstrate a critical engagement with nineteenth-century African-American life and U. S. enslavement which can include but is not limited to a focus on education, the black family, sexuality, and/or the legal system.

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Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin October 9, 2019 and will continue until filled.

Assistant Professor – American Politics of Race

University of California, Berkeley
Department: Department of Rhetoric

The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of American politics of race, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. At the time of application, applicants must either hold a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) or be enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program. The Department is interested in candidates who are committed to advancing equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, mentorship, and service. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and in the Department of Rhetoric.

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Application Deadline:  October 15, 2019

Residential Fellow

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.

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Application Deadline:  October 10, 2019