Category Archives: May 2016 deadline

University of Houston Lectureship in History

Deadline: May 25

Length: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Comments: “Applicants may specialize in any time period or region, but the History program is especially interested in applicants with the ability to teach junior- or senior-level courses dealing with Asia, Africa, or Women/Gender. Secondary areas of interest in Critical Race Studies or Latino Studies are also welcome. It is essential that applicants’ areas of competence include the ability to teach at least two of the following courses: U.S. History, to 1877; U.S. History, since 1877, World History, to 1500; or World History, since 1500.”


University of Virginia Visiting Assistant Professorship/Instructorship in Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures

Deadline: May 23

Length: 1 year (2016-17)

Comments: ” Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to, Persian Literature and Women’s Literature in the Arab World.”


College of William and Mary Visiting Assistant Professorship in European and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies

Deadline: May 22

Length: 1 year (2016-17)

Comments: “We seek an individual with expertise in Russian/Soviet History, who is also able to teach a core course in European Studies.” “Research and teaching expertise in fields such as state socialism, the First and/or Second World Wars, post-socialist societies, migration, regionalism, and identity politics are particularly welcome.”


Vanderbilt University Senior Lectureship in African American and Diaspora Studies

Deadline: May 27

Length: 1 to 3 years with possible renewal

Comments: “Generalist with ability to teach Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies. An emphasis on gender is especially welcome. Discipline: Open.”


Pomona College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Media Studies

Deadline: May 2 (posted on academicjobsonline 4/20)

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Areas of emphasis that are particularly desirable to the Department include: Screen Studies, Critical Media Studies, Critical Race Studies, Critical Political Economy, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Critical Production Studies, Postcolonial Studies, and Transnational Media Studies.”


University of Cincinnati Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: May 20

Length: Unstated

Comments: “The areas of teaching for the respective position includes, but are not limited to, Introduction to Sociology, Gender, and Global Communities.”


American University (DC) Term Professorship in Arab World Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 4/27)

Length: 9 months

Comments: “The area of focus is open, but possible teaching needs include: introduction to the Arab world, sociology and/or history of the Arab world, Arab literature, Middle Eastern politics and gender, women’s studies, sexualities, queer studies, transnational feminisms, gender and politics, and feminist/gender/sexuality theory.”