Monthly Archives: January 2016

University of California-Merced Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 26

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” We are interested in applicants whose research will contribute to our existing strengths in social inequality (race, class, gender and sexuality), social institutions (e.g., education, health), and politics (social movements, public policy); and who have an excellent record of publication. Preference will be given to those who have the ability to teach graduate statistics.”



University of Colorado-Boulder Open Rank Professorship in Anthropology of Education and Qualitative Research Methodology

Deadline: Originally October 15, 2015, but re-posted on HigherEdJobs 1/28

Length: Tenure-track/tenured

Comments: “We are seeking candidates who are specialists in ethnography and who also have knowledge of a broad repertoire of qualitative methods of inquiry such as critical qualitative research, participatory and community-based research, discourse analysis, design studies, and mixed-methods research. In addition, we seek scholars who (1) have disciplinary expertise in the production and reproduction of culture, youth identity formation and schooling; or in the scholarship of race/ethnicity or gender in education; and (2) work with children or youth from immigrant families or other historically marginalized communities in the U.S.


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University of Colorado Instructorship in Social Sciences

Deadline: February 26

Length: Apparently fixed-term; unstated

Comments: “The Honors Program at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time instructor appointment in a social science discipline to begin Fall 2016. Preference will be given to those with the ability to teach courses in Sociology, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, or Women and Gender Studies.”


New Mexico Highlands University Assistant Professorship in Criminal Justice Studies/Sociology

Deadline: February 29

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Primary areas of expertise should be in criminology, criminal justice and statistical data analysis. Preferred Qualifications: a) research related to gender or ethnic issues, b) previous success working with diverse student populations, c) previous experience interacting with multicultural communities, and 4) demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching & research.”

URL: NMHU Sociology job

Rice University Gragg Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Transnational Asian Studies

Deadline: February 12 (posted 1/25)

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for 1 more

Comments: “By “transnational,” we mean an approach that devotes particular attention to the movement of people, products, ideas, technologies, etc. across established borders and boundaries. The search is open to geographical areas within Asia (including Asian America) and historical time of research.” Applicants must have a “PhD degree in hand by the time of appointment in one of the following fields: Anthropology, Art, Asian Studies, Cinema, Comparative Literature, Global Health Studies, History, Political Science, Religion, Science and Technology Studies, Sociology, or Women’s/Gender/Sexuality Studies.”


University of Nebraska-Lincoln Assistant Professorship in French and Francophone Literature

Deadline: March 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate must be able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on Francophone literature and culture in French for majors, and in English for non-majors.” “Interest in interdepartmental collaboration and interdisciplinary research in human rights, gender studies, global studies, or ethnic studies is desirable” [Note: HigherEdJobs listing specifies “African and Caribbean” literature.