Category Archives: Caribbean Studies

Pratt Institute Assistant/Associate Professorship in Global South Studies

Deadline: October 21

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Qualified candidates include those who employ transnational approaches to cultural, social, or historical studies which focus on social movements, forms of resistance, feminisms, or non-western, experimental and/or queer knowledge formations. Scholars should demonstrate expertise within south-north south-south, or south/east contexts, transits, and/or geographies.” “Research and teaching could be anchored to communities of color within critical area studies that engage with and extend existing paradigms in African, Latin America, Middle Eastern, East Asian, South Asian, or Southeast Asian Studies.”

URL: Pratt Global South job

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Villanova University Assistant Professorship in Global Interdisciplinary Studies

Deadline: October 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The responsibilities of the position include team teaching and working with students in our interdisciplinary programs that are thematically and area focused, namely: Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Arab and Islamic Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies, Irish Studies, Latin American Studies, Peace and Justice Studies, and Russian Area Studies.”

URL: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/12293

University of California-Davis Assistant Professorship in Black Studies/Critical Race Studies

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure track

Comments: We seek “applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor in black studies grounded in literary and cultural studies. Applicant should have research and teaching interests in American, African, and/or African Diasporic materials. We welcome but do not require candidates in research areas that complement existing areas of strength on our campus, including environmental humanities, popular cultures, media studies, performance studies, and/or gender and sexuality studies.”

URL: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01778

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

University of Virginia Assistant Professorship in African/African American Studies and English

Deadline: April 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint appointment in English and the Woodson Institute. Seeking candidates “with expertise in Anglophone African and/or Caribbean Literature, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Candidate’s research interests may include the emergence of African literature as an academic discipline; post-Colonial theory, African, Caribbean, and diasporic culture and poetics; transnational circulations of black culture; African/Caribbean literature and performance; continuities between Anglo-African/Caribbean and African American literatures and cultures; studies in gender, sexuality, disability, film, new media or the digital humanities.”

URL: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=81095