Category Archives: Middle Eastern Studies

College of the Holy Cross Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Deadline: April 15

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a second

Comments: “Fellows are offered the opportunity to enroll in courses offered by the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts’ Certificate in College Teaching Program, and to participate in a faculty development program that fosters excellence in teaching and scholarship.   The successful candidate will also be paired with one or more tenured Holy Cross faculty members for mentoring purposes. The Fellow will teach three courses per year through the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.” “The position is open to candidates from any disciplinary background, but preference will be given to candidates with the ability to address issues related to the philosophical or psychological study of race and ethnicity or the intersection of art and race/ethnicity.  Ideally, candidates will be able to bridge disciplinary divides and contribute to one or more of our interdisciplinary programs in Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/41066

Wells College Assistant Professorship in Non-Western History

Deadline: Review begins immediately (posted on HigherEdJobs 1/25)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Specialization in Asia or the Middle East preferred, other non-western areas considered.” “The search committee welcomes applications from those who can contribute to one or more of the following areas: Museum Studies, Film and Media Studies, Non-Western Art History or Literature, Global & International Studies, or Gender Studies.”

URL: https://www.higheredjobs.com/myHigherEdJobs/Agent/details.cfm?JobCode=176422153&Title=Faculty%20position%20in%20Non%2DWestern%20History

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

Guilford College Assistant Professorship in Islam

Deadline: January 20

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Seeking candidates “with the ability to teach courses in religious ethics, Bible, and/or Judaism [and] who is able to address economic, racial, gender, and political issues within a diverse global context from a Religious Studies perspective.” “Special consideration will be given to applicants who can support Guilford’s interdisciplinary programs, such as African and African-American Studies, International Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies.”

URL: https://guilford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1997

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

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Open Rank Professorship in Muslim American Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We seek a theoretically sophisticated, rigorous, and interdisciplinary scholar with a strong commitment to contribute to the governance and development of the AMAS program. Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests in Muslim American studies using intersectional approaches, such as frameworks of race, gender, and sexuality, are particularly of interest. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize broadly in Muslim American studies and examine multiple communities or issues – African American, South Asian American, Arab American, Latino/a/x, etc. The search will consider candidates who focus on the U.S. as well as those who incorporate comparative and transnational frameworks in relation to the U.S.”

URL: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54301