Monthly Archives: October 2016

University of South Florida Postdoctoral Position in Social Sciences and Humanities

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year with possible renewal

Comments: “The over-arching theme for this program is Global Change in a Dynamic World. Potential themes include (but are not limited to) sustainability; sustainable development; hazard and disaster management; climate change; population changes; technology and information issues; communication and language development; cultural diasporas; ethnicity, gender, and aging issues; cultural heritage and histories; digital humanities; citizenship; identity; health, economic, education, and environmental disparities; political economy; ethics; human rights; animal rights; peace and conflict studies; injury and violence; security and surveillance issues.”

“Applicants must have a doctoral degree in one of the following disciplines: Anthropology; Communication; English; Geography, Environmental Science and Policy; Government and International Affairs; History; Philosophy; Sociology, or an affiliated program, earned no earlier than 2014.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000339576-01

Sweet Briar College Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The preferred area of specialization is Continental Philosophy and/or the History of Modern Philosophy, and the candidate should be able to teach a course in logic, political philosophy, feminist philosophies and philosophies of gender, ethics, and the introduction to the study of philosophy.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000339709-01

University of Oregon Assistant Professorship in Philosophy

Deadline: November 18

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We want candidates who reach beyond moral theory to develop an engaged, embodied, culturally situated moral philosophy. Such a candidate would be interested in topics such as contemporary moral issues, environmental philosophy, feminist ethics, new research in moral psychology, and issues arising from gender and sexuality, race and racism, and economic inequality in a global context.”

URL: http://careers.uoregon.edu/cw/en-us/job/519300/assistant-professor

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth Assistant Professorship in Women’s and Gender Studies

Deadline: November 7 (posted on Vitae 10/27)

Length: Tenure-tack

Comments: “We are searching for a scholar in a social science field whose research focuses on one or more of the following areas: global feminism, transnational feminism, post-colonial feminism.”

URL: https://umassd.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=78194&CNTRNO=8&TSTMP=1477935543347

University of Washington Assistant Professorship in American Ethnic Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “American Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary department engaged in the research and teaching of intersectional, comparative, and transnational studies of American ethnic and racial groups.” “Areas of specialization are open but preference will be given to applicants who have research and teaching expertise in the following comparative and interdisciplinary areas of study: Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literary, performance, and cultural studies; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander community and public health studies; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander science and environmental studies; Pacific Northwest history of Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islanders; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander gender and sexuality studies; Japanese American histories of immigration, exclusion and mass-incarceration.”

URL: https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/aa21258/

Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Polonsky Postdoctoral Scholarships in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Deadline: February 1

Length: 5 years

Comments: “Yearly renewal will be contingent upon demonstrated progress in research. Fellows are expected to be physically present at the Institute for consecutive years during the period of the award.” Must have completed PhD within the past 7 years.

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54038

Winthrop University Assistant/Associate Professorship in African-American Literature and/or Afro Caribbean Literature

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Any period. “Theoretical approaches might include gender and sexuality studies, diaspora studies, literary and cultural studies, and/or postcolonial studies.”

URL: Winthrop English job