Category Archives: Public Policy

Bucknell University Assistant Professorship in Environmental Studies

Deadline: September 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Teaching responsibilities include courses in specialties such as such as race, culture & environment, sustainable cities, or environments & identities; community-based and/or local student research; community and qualitative research design”; “Ph.D. required by time of appointment in an environmentally relevant field with specialties in the social sciences or humanities such as: Africana, ethnic, gender, or Indigenous studies; critical race studies; environmental or community sociology or anthropology; community-level international development or political ecology; social/urban geography or urban anthropology; or community health.”

URL: http://careers.bucknell.edu/cw/en-us/job/493780/assistant-or-associate-professor-in-environmental-studies-with-a-focus-on-race-identity-and-community

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 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

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 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/

Princeton University Institute for International and Regional Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: January 9

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Postdoctoral associates would participate in the activities of the PIIRS research community ‘Migration: People and Cultures across Borders.’” Focus will be “primarily on contemporary concerns, although historical perspectives are also welcome. Among the themes of interest are migration and the politics of nationhood (including identities, race, gender issues, and borders); statelessness and refugees; language, culture, and the arts.

URL: https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=225369