Category Archives: Comparative Literature

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

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Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellowship — Inequality in America

Deadline: January 16

Length: 2 years with possible renewal for a 3rd

Comments: Seeking recent PhDs working in one of the following research areas.

URL: https://inequalityinamerica.fas.harvard.edu/postdoctoral-program

Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in African Humanities

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking “scholars working in any field of the humanities dealing with Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to candidates working in all disciplines in the humanities broadly defined, including anthropology, art and archeology, comparative literature, English, film and video history, literatures in other languages, music, philosophy, religion, and women and gender studies.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261

ity-Rutgers University-New Brunswick Assistant Professorship in American Studies — Native American and Indigenous Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The search will consider scholars whose work focuses on the United States, past or present, as well as those who use comparative and transnational indigenous studies frameworks in relation to the United States. Scholars whose work intersects with gender and sexuality studies, indigenous feminism, visual culture, literary studies, critical race studies, and new media are of particular interest, but scholars with expertise in any area of Native American and Indigenous Studies will receive full consideration.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46251

Texas A and M University Assistant Professorship in English

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “specializing in Black Studies, including but not limited to African American literatures, Africana Studies, Anglophone Caribbean literature, or Afro-Mestizaje. We welcome applications from candidates specializing in any period who can help develop our offerings in Black Studies. Preferred secondary specialties include critical race theory, gender and sexuality studies, performance studies, or cultural rhetorics. The ability to contribute to the University’s new minor in Mexican American, Latinx and Borderland Studies is desirable.

URL: https://employment.tamusahr.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Boston University Assistant Professorship in French

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “To offer courses on Contemporary French and Francophone French and Francophone (particularly Belgian) film, from the 90s to the present, including directors such as Jeunet, Besson, Ozon, Techine, Assayas, Honore, Guiraudie, Denis, Varda, and the Dardenne Brothers. Advanced-level courses will include critical theory with a preferred focus on gender, race, and border-studies. A desirable second specialization would be media or 20th-21st century French literature.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10297

University of Oregon Postdoctoral Fellowship in English

Deadline: November 15

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants should have a demonstrated pedagogical and scholarly investment in the study of race and ethnicity and should hold a PhD in English, Folklore, Media Studies, American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Cinema Studies, or a related field by June 1, 2018.” “We particularly welcome applications from scholars who are from populations and/or work in fields of study historically underrepresented in the academy and who will enhance the English Department’s existing strengths in the study of African American, Latina/o, Asian American, and Native American and Indigenous Literatures and Cultural Productions. In addition to specialists in any of these fields, we also welcome comparative, interdisciplinary, queer, and intersectional research.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10332