Category Archives: Religion

Mississippi State University Assistant Professorship in American Religious History

Deadline: November 3

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Of particular importance is demonstrated ability to contribute to an anticipated new graduate specialty that joins ideas of identity – race, gender, class and the South- together or one of our established nodes of excellence.”

URL: http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/497495/assistant-professor

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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

University of Pennsylvania Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities 2019-20

Deadline: October 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is Kinship. “You must have your degree in hand or have passed your defense no later than December 2018 to be eligible.”

URL: https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/fellowships/andrew-w-mellon-postdoctoral-fellowship-humanities

Indiana University Open Rank Professorship in Race, Migration and Indigeneity

Deadline: December 8 “for best consideration” (posted on Higher Ed Jobs 12/8)

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Candidates should be innovative scholar-teachers who conceptualize race/ethnicity, migration, and indigeneity in intersectional ways and who work to cross-pollinate ideas among various fields of inquiry. Candidates working on topics such as social movements; intersectional feminism(s); border politics (US-Mexican and US-Canadian); citizenship; Latino/a, Asian American, and Afro-Indigenous communities; Asian American and/or Pacific Islander literature, religion, and media representations are particularly urged to apply.”

URL: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/5165

Princeton University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in African Humanities

Deadline: January 31

Length: 1 year, possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking “scholars working in any field of the humanities dealing with Africa or the African diaspora. Consideration will be given to candidates working in all disciplines in the humanities broadly defined, including anthropology, art and archeology, comparative literature, English, film and video history, literatures in other languages, music, philosophy, religion, and women and gender studies.”


URL: https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/apply/application.xhtml?listingId=4261

Florida A and M University Assistant Professorship in Religion

Deadline: December 11

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “Particular expertise/competency and/or research interests desires in the areas of Feminist/Womanist Theology, African/African-American/Caribbean/Eastern Religion, comparative religion, and cultural/race theory.”

URL: https://irattlerhcm.famu.edu/psp/famh9prd/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?&Action=A&SiteId=300

Point Loma Nazarene University Assistant/Associate Professorship in Biblical Studies

Deadline: Unstated

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The position includes teaching upper division biblical studies, general education, and biblical language courses, academic advising, and other departmental and committee responsibilities. Candidates who work with literary, postcolonial, gender, or cultural hermeneutics are especially encouraged to apply.”

URL: Point Loma Bible job