Category Archives: Law/Legal Studies

Colorado State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: November 1

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Examples of potential candidates’ areas of expertise in Native American Studies include but are not limited to: Indigenous methodologies, Indigenous knowledge systems, land rights and tribal sovereignty, contemporary literary and visual culture, history, health, Indigenous education and leadership, tribal governments, sociopolitical and political economy, decolonial feminism, settler colonialism, and heritage language revitalization.”

URL: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/50217

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University of Florida Visiting Assistant Professorship in African American Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: “renewable”

Comments: “Disciplinary backgrounds may include, but are not restricted to African American Studies, African American Women’s Studies, Anthropology, Caribbean Studies, Criminal Justice, History, Legal Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, and/or Sociology.”

URL: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/500856?lApplicationSubSourceID

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

Williams College Gaius Charles Bolin Dissertation and Post-MFA Fellowships 2017-19

Deadline: November 30

Length: 2 years

Comments: “The Bolin Fellowships are two-year residencies at Williams, and two scholars or artists are appointed each year. Fellows devote the bulk of the first year to the completion of dissertation work—or in the case of MFA applicants, building their professional portfolios—while also teaching one course as a faculty member in one of the College’s academic departments or programs. The second year of residency (ideally with degree in hand) is spent on academic career development while again teaching just one course.

Eligible departments: Africana Studies; American Studies; Anthropology/Sociology; Art; Asian Studies; Comparative Literature; Economics; Environmental Studies; Geosciences; German/Russian; History; Jewish Studies; Justice and Law; Latina/o; Mathematics and Statistics; Philosophy; Physics; Psychology; Romance Languages; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Eligibility: The Bolin Fellowships are awarded to applicants from underrepresented groups, including ethnic minorities, those who are first-generation college graduates, women in predominately male fields, or disabled scholars.”

URL: http://faculty.williams.edu/graduate-fellowships-2/graduate-fellowships/

Evergreen State College Assistant Professorship in Latina/o Studies

Deadline: January 9

Length: Tenure-track equivalent

Comments: “While we seek primary training in U.S. Latina/o Studies with an emphasis in social science, we welcome in-depth expertise in any one of the following disciplines: Cultural Studies, Ethnic Studies, American Studies, Studies of Mexico or another Latin American country, Race, Class, Feminist/Gender Studies, LatinxQueer Studies, Indigenous Studies, Labor Studies, Environmental Justice Studies, Economics, Geography, Sociology, History, Law, or Political Science.”

URL: http://www.evergreen.edu/facultyhiring/jobs/Latina_o%20Studies%20-17.htm

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/