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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: Job 35086

Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”


Harvard University Mahindra Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: December 8

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “migration and the humanities.” ” The issues the seminar will explore include: the ethics of hospitality; modes of cosmopolitanism; negotiation of cultural “differences” under duress; the role played by interpretation and cultural translation in enhancing processes of social integration.” Must have earned PhD after May 2014 and before or during August 2017.


University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Assistant Professorship in Central European Studies

Deadline: November 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “We invite applicants with a Ph.D. in comparative literature, religious studies, Jewish studies, visual studies, media studies, gender and sexuality studies, anthropology, musicology, art history, history, geography, or other fields germane to the study of Central European literature and culture. The successful candidate will teach a range of courses in Central European and Hungarian literature and culture and be prepared to teach all levels of Hungarian.”


University of Toronto-Mississauga Assistant Professor in Feminist Studies in Culture and Media

Deadline: November 30

Length: Tenure-track

Comments:”We seek applicants whose scholarly record demonstrates expertise in the study of popular culture, media studies, political aesthetics, and feminist representations of women and gender grounded in transnational or Global South feminisms. Candidates for the position must display theoretical mastery of the subject area using intersectional feminist research methodologies, as well as engagement with current debates and initiatives in the field.”


Vanderbilt University Senior Lectureship in African American and Diaspora Studies

Deadline: May 27

Length: 1 to 3 years with possible renewal

Comments: “Generalist with ability to teach Introduction to African American and Diaspora Studies. An emphasis on gender is especially welcome. Discipline: Open.”


Connecticut College Visiting Assistant Professorship in East Asian Languages and Cultures

Deadline: “February 22th [sic]”

Length: 1 year, renewable for a 2nd

Comments: Seeking candidates with expertise in “transnational and transcultural East Asian humanities (with a focus on Japan, possibly also Korea)”;  “The area of specialization is open, though we are particularly interested in candidates with research and teaching expertise in the fields of global studies, cultural studies, world literature, gender studies, or film and media studies.”