Monthly Archives: January 2015

Augustana College Conrad J. Bergendoff Visiting Fellowship in Religion

Deadline: March 9

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We seek a candidate with expertise in the study of Global Christianities, with a focus on Catholicism, Pentecostalism, the relationship between Christianities and indigenous religious traditions, and/or other contemporary religious movements beyond North America and Western Europe. We especially welcome candidates who engage in a cross-cultural or comparative frame, particularly the use of ethnographic, sociological, or historical research, and specialize in one or more of the following geographic areas: Africa, Asia, Latin America, or the Caribbean. Candidates should have graduate-level training in theories and methods pertaining to the study of religion. Training in post-colonial studies, race and ethnic studies, and/or gender studies is desirable.”


University of North Georgia Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on Vitae 1/21)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The area of concentration is open, but special consideration will be given to broadly trained sociologists with teaching, research and engagement interests in gender, social inequalities and social justice.”


University of Washington-Tacoma Lectureship in Sociology

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 to 5 years

Comments: Full-time. “We welcome scholars whose expertise emphasizes one or more of the following area(s): the intersection of race, gender, class and sexuality; urbanization and urban life; theories of race and ethnicity; wealth and inequality; women’s studies; work and labor relations; and who can contribute to our Ethnic, Gender, and Labor Studies major through teaching and service. The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology; Race and Ethnicity; Women, Race and Class; and contribute to our minor in Gender Studies, and one or more of our proposed minors in Africana Studies, Asian-American Studies, Labor Studies, Latino/a Studies, and/or Sociology.”


Montana State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred qualifications include “Generalist with specific research and teaching interests in one or more of the many areas relevant to Native American Studies, including but not limited to: linguistics and language revitalization; Native art history, appreciation, and/or creation; Native spirituality and/or philosophies; Native gender studies; Native media production; contemporary issues; higher education and/or tribal colleges; Native economics and economic development; Indigenous science.”


Whitworth University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Ethnic History and Directorship of Women’s and Gender Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We are seeking to hire someone based in the History department, whose research and teaching give significant attention to identities and social constructions that have historically been underrepresented within required college and university curricula. This could include someone in Africana Studies, or some area of Ethnic Studies (preferably a historian) who will help to lead, enhance, and shape the program in Women’s and Gender Studies on campus.”


Case Western Reserve University Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellowship

Deadline: March 4

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a 2nd and 3rd

Comments: “SAGES ( has created this lectureship in association with the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards ( Candidates should be familiar with the awards program and explain in their cover letters how their research and teaching align with its mission.” Mission is to recognize “contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity” and social justice.

University of Pennsylvania Postdoctoral Fellowship in Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism

Deadline: March 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is ” “Digital Media and the Future(s) of Democracy.”
“The DCC program welcomes applicants engaged in empirical or normative scholarship, focused comparatively or on particular nations, regions, or communities, that explores these questions and seeks to assess the complex impact of the radically evolving media landscape on democratic politics, as well as on the closely related issues of citizenship and constitutional government.” Interfolio site ( says “Applicants should have received the PhD no earlier than May 2010 but must have completed all requirements for the PhD by September 30, 2014.”