Category Archives: February 2016 deadline

Drew University Visiting Assistant Professorship in International Relations

Deadline: February 22 (posted on HigherEdJobs 2/11)

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The successful candidate will teach an introductory course in international relations and courses in his or her areas of expertise.  Ability to teach a course in Women’s and Gender Studies is highly desirable.”


Connecticut College Visiting Assistant Professorship in East Asian Languages and Cultures

Deadline: “February 22th [sic]”

Length: 1 year, renewable for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking candidates with expertise in “transnational and transcultural East Asian humanities (with a focus on Japan, possibly also Korea)”;  “The area of specialization is open, though we are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in the fields of global studies, cultural studies, world literature, gender studies, or film and media studies.”


Johns Hopkins University Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies

Deadline: February 9

Length: 2 years

Comments: “This position is open to recent Ph.D. recipients (awarded between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2016) in the fields of anthropology, film and media studies, literature, religion, sociology, and women’s studies. We are especially interested in applications from scholars whose research and teaching portfolios would contribute to one of Hopkins’ interdisciplinary majors, such as public health, environmental studies, film and media, the Humanities Center, or Women, Gender, and Sexuality.”


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 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.”