Category Archives: February 2015 deadline

Boston University Visiting Lectureship/Assistant Professorship in Modern Languages and Comparative Literature

Deadline: February 27

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The successful candidate will have a PhD in hand with a specialty in an East Asian Literature, or Comparative Literature with an East Asian focus, as well as demonstrated expertise in gender and sexuality studies.”


Montana State University Assistant Professorship in Native American Studies

Deadline: February 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Preferred qualifications include “Generalist with specific research and teaching interests in one or more of the many areas relevant to Native American Studies, including but not limited to: linguistics and language revitalization; Native art history, appreciation, and/or creation; Native spirituality and/or philosophies; Native gender studies; Native media production; contemporary issues; higher education and/or tribal colleges; Native economics and economic development; Indigenous science.”


Whitworth University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Ethnic History and Directorship of Women’s and Gender Studies

Deadline: February 1

Length: Unstated

Comments: “We are seeking to hire someone based in the History department, whose research and teaching give significant attention to identities and social constructions that have historically been underrepresented within required college and university curricula. This could include someone in Africana Studies, or some area of Ethnic Studies (preferably a historian) who will help to lead, enhance, and shape the program in Women’s and Gender Studies on campus.”


Eastern Washington University Assistant Professorship in Chicano Education and History

Deadline: February 22

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: Joint position in Education and History. “We seek a scholar with thorough knowledge and understanding in the following areas: the Latina/o immigrant experience and Chicana/o Studies as an interdisciplinary area of study with a focus on recent historical scholarship about Mexico from the colonial era to the present.” Should have “familiarity with the major debates in Mexicanist Chicano/a historiography, including topics ranging from political upheaval, immigration, and religious strife to racial ideologies and sexual practices.”


Oberlin College Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latina/o History

Deadline: February 10

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for 2nd

Comments: “The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of Latina/o history, including a one-semester survey.  Other classes will address the history of the US-Mexico Borderlands region and topics related to the candidate’s area of specialization.  Attention to the history of sexuality and race in the US is desired.”


Rutgers University Lectureship in Political Science

Deadline: February 5

Length: 1 year, non-renewable

Comments: Seeking applicants who “can teach both introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses, as well as graduate courses in International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Gender Studies and Women and Politics.”

St. Ambrose University Visiting Assistant Professorship in Sociology

Deadline: February 13

Length: 1 year

Comments: “The ideal candidate will be a generalist, able to teach core courses in sociology with preference given to those who can teach Sex & Gender, Marriage & the Family, and Social Problems.”


Washington State University Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in History

Deadline: February 20

Length: 2 years

Comments: To “teach the university’s core undergraduate course, “The Roots of Contemporary Issues”… a history course that helps students make sense of our increasingly complex world by focusing on the deep historical roots of present-day issues in global perspective.” “Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to engage students in discussions on race, gender, globalization, conflict, and/or the environment.”


University of Oklahoma Term Assistant Professorship in History of Science

Deadline: February 16

Length: 1 year renewable up to 3

Comments: “The Department of the History of Science at the University of Oklahoma is seeking a Ranked Renewable-Term Assistant Professor in the area of race, gender, and difference in science, engineering, or medicine.”


Indiana University Jerome Hall Postdoctoral Fellowship in Sociolegal Studies

Deadline: February 6

Length: 10-12 months

Comments: “The Center invites applications from scholars of law, the humanities, or social sciences working in the field of sociolegal studies. Pre-tenure scholars, recently awarded PhDs, and those with equivalent professional degrees are encouraged to apply. Advanced graduate students may also apply, but evidence of completion of the doctoral degree or its equivalent is required before beginning the fellowship.”