Category Archives: Near Eastern Languages/Literature

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

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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

University of California-San Diego Assistant Professorship in Critical Muslim Studies

Deadline: October 6

Length: Tenure track

Comments: “The Ethnic Studies Department at UCSD seeks to hire an assistant professor working in the area of Critical Muslim Studies and its intersections with race, gender, sexuality, decoloniality, Islamophobia and/or critical theory. We seek a colleague whose work theorizes the racialization of Muslims in the context of law, history, politics, science and/or culture.”

URL: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01518

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

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

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: https://jobs.wustl.edu/ Job 35086

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.

URL: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8290