Monthly Archives: December 2016

Western Connecticut University Assistant Professorship in Philosophy and Humanistic Studies

Deadline: January 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “All specializations are welcome but the ability to teach courses in the following areas will be particularly valuable: philosophy of women and gender; applied ethics (e.g. health care ethics, business ethics, environmental ethics); non-Western philosophy (e.g. Buddhist philosophy, Islamic philosophy); philosophical aesthetics (e.g. philosophy of art, philosophy of music, philosophy of film); interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability and other environmental issues; interdisciplinary approaches to art and aesthetics”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176400784&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Philosophy%20%26%20Humanistic%20Studies

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Guilford College Assistant Professorship in Islam

Deadline: January 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with the ability to teach courses in religious ethics, Bible, and/or Judaism [and] who is able to address economic, racial, gender, and political issues within a diverse global context from a Religious Studies perspective.” “Special consideration will be given to applicants who can support Guilford’s interdisciplinary programs, such as African and African-American Studies, International Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.”

URL: https://guilford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1997

Oberlin College Assistant Professorship in Comparative American Studies and LGBTQ Studies/Queer Theory

Deadline: January 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The GSF program “offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary major exploring how gender, race, class, and sexuality are represented in relation to ethnicity, nationality, politics, health, and other categories of human experience.”

URL: https://jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/3968

Coastal Carolina University Assistant Professorship in American History

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on H-Net 12/15)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The preferred candidate will hold a Ph.D. in history and have another qualification, like a field, degree, or certification, in African American Studies, American Studies, Global Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, or another area that complements the department.”

URL: https://jobs.coastal.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1482249487900

Amherst College Center for Humanistic Inquiry Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: ” In colloquy with one another and the Amherst faculty, CHI Fellows will explore the theme of “Speech/Image/Spectacle.” We invite applications from scholars whose research takes up some aspect of our theme (described in more detail below) from a humanistic perspective.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/39395

Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred “Ability to contribute to an additional existing interdisciplinary program within the college, particularly Human Rights, Middle East Studies, East Asian Studies, African/African American Studies, Latin American and Latino/a Studies, or the anticipated Digital Studies minor.” “Areas of expertise could include: global inequality, migration, trans-nationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights, gender, race or ethnicity.”

URL: http://www.jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492500/assistant-professor-brooks-college-of-interdisciplinary-studies-global-studies

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp