Category Archives: Family Studies

University of Wisconsin-Madison Open Rank Professorship in Social Causes and Consequences of Reproductive Health

Deadline: October 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments:Candidates should have a “Ph.D. in gender and women’s studies, sociology, social work, anthropology, psychology, or related field.”

URL: https://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=94972

University of Pennsylvania Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In.” “Relevant topics may include the history of domestic architecture and material culture, anthropological research into kinship, parenting, gender roles, and master-servant relationships; literary instantiations of the home as an object of memory and imagination; representations of Jewish domesticity in the visual arts, including theater, film, and television; the analysis of Jewish law as it relates to family life and sex; the economics of consumption and display; the ritual study of the life cycle as it plays out in domestic contexts; and urban studies that approach the home as part of neighborhoods or larger social contexts.”

URL: https://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program/next-year

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

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”

URL: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25066&siteid=5043&jobid=594956

Harvard University Mahindra Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: December 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “migration and the humanities.” ” The issues the seminar will explore include: the ethics of hospitality; modes of cosmopolitanism; negotiation of cultural “differences” under duress; the role played by interpretation and cultural translation in enhancing processes of social integration.” Must have earned PhD after May 2014 and before or during August 2017.

URL: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7745

German Historical Institute Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Family and Kinship

Deadline: December 1

Length: 6 to 12 months

Comments: “Potential projects could focus on (but are not limited to) the following areas: multi-ethnic/transnational families, kinship networks, collective or group biography, intergenerational relations, or the history of family roles. It is essential that the proposed research projects make use of historical methods and engage with the relevant historiography.”

URL: http://www.ghi-dc.org/fellowships-programs/fellowships-grants/fellowship-in-the-history-of-family-and-kinship.html?L=0

Hampshire College Assistant Professorship in Diasporic Youth Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek scholars with experience investigating young people’s cultural, social, and political engagements in and across community, national, and/or transnational spaces. We seek applications from scholars in the areas of childhood studies, critical youth studies, sociology of childhood and youth, or anthropology of childhood and youth. Successful candidates will have experience with teaching and research related to critical ethnic studies, critical race studies, and possibly additional critical perspectives such as feminist studies, critical urban education, and/or queer studies; and will also guide independent student research in these and related areas of inquiry. ”

URL: https://jobs.hampshire.edu/index.cgi?&JA_m=JASDET&JA_s=517

California State University-Fresno Assistant Professorship in American Indian Studies

Deadline: October 5

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: ” The successful candidate will specialize in the study of American Indian/Native American populations using feminist critical intersectional approaches. Preference will be given to candidates with a specialty in one or more of the following: California Indians, the environment, reproductive justice and/or health disparities, gender-based violence, or educational access and discrimination.”

URL: https://cmsweb.fresnostate.edu/psc/HFRPRD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/s/WEBLIB_FRHRS.ISCRIPT1.FieldFormula.IScript_HtmlJobOpening?HRS_JOB_OPENING_ID=13004

University of Arkansas Assistant Professorship in Human Development and Family Studies

Deadline: Open until filled (posted 8/13, to start August 2017)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Ideally, the successful candidate will have a program of research on family processes across dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, geography, military service, sexual preference, gender-identity, or other sub-populations.”

URL: https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/15452

Rice University Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 22

Length: 1 year with potential renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Available are “two postdoctoral fellowships in the humanities or social sciences for scholars pursuing research and publication projects that focus on gender and health; gender and urban studies; women in the global economy; sex, race, and nation; or sexuality studies. The Center is particularly interested in applicants who demonstrate a record of innovative teaching and the potential to make a solid contribution to the Center’s program in engaged feminist research.”

URL: https://jobs.rice.edu/postings/5626