Category Archives: Middle Eastern Studies

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

Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Global Studies

Deadline: September 27

Length: 1 year

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

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=56916

Boston University Assistant Professorship in Anthropology

Deadline: October 15 (posted on HigherEdJobs 1/12/18)

Length: Tenure Track

Comments: Field is modern Turkey. “While the topical area is open, the department is especially interested in scholars who conduct research on political or economic anthropology, gender, religion, refugees and diaspora, or the environment and health.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176639657&Title=Assistant%20Professor%20of%20Anthropology%2C%20College%20of%20Arts%20and%20Sciences

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

California State University-Northridge Assistant Professorship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Deadline: January 25

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking “a tenure-track Assistant Professor that has demonstrated effectiveness in teaching and research in Feminist Legal Studies or criminal justice law, broadly defined, which can include specializations in international law, global conflict, immigration, indigenous studies or refugee studies. We invite a focus on any of the following geographical areas: Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle-East and/or the United States. The successful candidate would articulate an intersectional, feminist postcolonial or decolonial theoretical-methodological approach.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/46714

Duke University Assistant Professorship of Practice in International Comparative Studies

Deadline: January 16

Length: 4 years

Comments: “The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in the humanistic and/or social sciences prior to appointment, be engaged in research and teaching that explores comparative/global topics, and be interested in pursuing interdisciplinary and cross-regional collaborations.” “Possible disciplines include cultural geography, socio-cultural anthropology, comparative/global history, political science and public policy, environmental studies, women’s studies, postcolonial studies, and comparative literature.”

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10333