Category Archives: American Studies

Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

University of Oregon Assistant Professorship in the History of Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Deadline: Ocotber 15 (priority deadline)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek an excellent, innovative scholar whose research is centered on North America and/or the United States, who can also incorporate transnational or global perspectives in their teaching. The successful candidate will teach an array of courses in women’s and gender history at all curricular levels, from introductory surveys to graduate seminars, and will serve as a resource for graduate students working on women and gender in a variety of geographical and chronological fields.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9337

University of Southern California Assistant Professorship in US History

Deadline: October 20

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The History department welcomes applications from scholars whose work examines any aspect of the history of the United States across all periods. Fields and periods of particular interest include the history of slavery; the Civil War and Reconstruction; African America; Native America; the West; gender and sexuality; borderlands; the U.S. and the world.”

URL: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-history/1209/5238397

Albright College Visiting Assistant Professorship in American Cultural Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: 1 year

Comments: “Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in American cultural studies using intersectional approaches, such as frameworks of race, gender, and sexuality, are particularly of interest. Candidates should specialize broadly in American studies and incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks relative to multiple communities or issues—African American, South Asian American, Arab American, Latino/a American, etc. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach media criticism, literary journalism or creative nonfiction.”

URL: http://www.albright.edu/hr/jobs.html#vapacs

University of Michigan Lectureship (III) in American Culture

Deadline: April 7

Length: Renewable

Comments: “We are seeking a broad range of interested applicants with training in American studies, ethnic studies, and/or related humanities and social science fields.  We are, however, particularly interested in individuals who might offer classes on U.S. political/social movements before 1965; LGBTQ studies; disability studies; and/or U.S. popular culture.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54748

College of the Holy Cross Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066