Category Archives: Human Rights

Northern Arizona University Lectureship in Transnational Feminism

Deadline: January 4

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work focuses on an innovative and rigorous interdisciplinary approach to teaching about the Global South and/or Indigeneity. Applicants with disciplinary emphases on one or more themes such as, Islam, gender, and sexuality; reproductive justice and sexual, queer, and/or trans politics; sexuality and settler colonialism; indigenous feminism; gender and diaspora are strongly encouraged to apply.”

URL: NAZ TransFem job

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Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred “Ability to contribute to an additional existing interdisciplinary program within the college, particularly Human Rights, Middle East Studies, East Asian Studies, African/African American Studies, Latin American and Latino/a Studies, or the anticipated Digital Studies minor.” “Areas of expertise could include: global inequality, migration, trans-nationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights, gender, race or ethnicity.”

URL: http://www.jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492500/assistant-professor-brooks-college-of-interdisciplinary-studies-global-studies

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Sciences

Deadline: January 17

Length: 2 years

Comments: Seeking “junior scholars who engage issues of race and/or ethnicity within established social sciences disciplines or emergent disciplines such as Ethnic and Racial Studies, American Studies, Latina/o Studies, African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Human Rights, or Justice Studies. This search is division-wide. Successful candidates will be appointed in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Economics, History, Comparative Human Development, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 11/11)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a scholar whose research interests are in the area of human rights as it pertains to communities that are marginalized or disenfranchised within the context of the US and/or internationally. Preference will be given to candidates who examine inequality globally and adopt a comparative perspective. Areas of interest could include: immigration and migration, law, political economy, the state, transnationalism, displacement, refugees, health and migration, disability studies, environment/sustainability, gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, indigenous and/or Native American theory, and genocide/political violence.” “Candidate requirements include a Ph.D. in human development, human rights, cultural studies, gender studies, sexuality studies, or related fields.”

URL: https://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=78730

University of South Florida Postdoctoral Position in Social Sciences and Humanities

Deadline: December 2

Length: 1 year with possible renewal

Comments: “The over-arching theme for this program is Global Change in a Dynamic World. Potential themes include (but are not limited to) sustainability; sustainable development; hazard and disaster management; climate change; population changes; technology and information issues; communication and language development; cultural diasporas; ethnicity, gender, and aging issues; cultural heritage and histories; digital humanities; citizenship; identity; health, economic, education, and environmental disparities; political economy; ethics; human rights; animal rights; peace and conflict studies; injury and violence; security and surveillance issues.”

“Applicants must have a doctoral degree in one of the following disciplines: Anthropology; Communication; English; Geography, Environmental Science and Policy; Government and International Affairs; History; Philosophy; Sociology, or an affiliated program, earned no earlier than 2014.”

URL: https://chroniclevitae.com/jobs/0000339576-01

University of Washington Assistant Professorship in American Ethnic Studies

Deadline: December 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “American Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary department engaged in the research and teaching of intersectional, comparative, and transnational studies of American ethnic and racial groups.” “Areas of specialization are open but preference will be given to applicants who have research and teaching expertise in the following comparative and interdisciplinary areas of study: Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literary, performance, and cultural studies; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander community and public health studies; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander science and environmental studies; Pacific Northwest history of Asian Americans and/or Pacific Islanders; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander gender and sexuality studies; Japanese American histories of immigration, exclusion and mass-incarceration.”

URL: https://ap.washington.edu/ahr/academic-jobs/position/aa21258/

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