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Alberta College of Art and Design (CAN) - TT Position - Visual Culture and TheoryEdit

The School of Critical and Creative Studies (SCCS) at the Alberta College of Art and Design (Calgary/CAN) invites applications for a permanent faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, in Visual Culture and Theory. 

Applicants should be able to speak to a diverse range of practices and contexts, particularly in areas of feminist theory, queer theory, and/or diaspora studies, and situate them within the Canadian context. The successful candidate will be well versed in the most advanced theoretical and methodological concerns of the discipline, and be able to speak to Indigenous perspectives.

All qualified candidates must have a PhD (or have successfully defended their dissertation by the position start date) in art history or a related discipline. They are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research and to demonstrate a record of, or high potential for, teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be required to teach a diversity of courses across all levels of undergraduate study as well as within the graduate program, and will be expected to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching, and service.

The School of Critical and Creative Studies (SCCS) provides non-studio academic courses at ACAD. Courses taught in the SCCS place an emphasis on critical discourse and methods that support students engaging with the practice of interpretation in a contemporary context. SCCS curriculum helps students situate their professional practice critically and ethically. SCCS offers an integrated series of courses that create direct links with studio practice. Designed to support studio-based education in fine arts, crafts, media technologies and design, SCCS curriculum is organized across five areas: Visual Arts History and Theory, Critical and Creative Studies, English, Social Sciences, and Professionally related courses. Click here to learn more about SCCS

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with the ACAD Faculty Agreement. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

How to Apply: Applications must be a single PDF and contain the following, in the order they appear below:

  • Cover letter that includes highlights of the candidate’s profile and the names of the three referees (see below for more information)
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A statement of research
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (from various sources, e.g., teaching evaluations and/or course syllabi)
  • Three sample syllabi for existing or potential new SCCS courses at ACAD  
  • A sample of scholarly writing
  • Applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference submitted by email by November 25 to alex.link [at] acad.ca (subject line: 1819-SE-FP-10 Reference Letter) or by mail to Professor Alex Link, Chair, School of Critical and Creative Studies, Alberta College of Art and Design, 1407 14th Ave. NW, Calgary AB, T2N 4R3, Canada.

Academic transcripts are not required with application, however certified transcripts are required before an offer of employment is made.

Applications must be submitted as a single PDF document through the Dayforce Careers portal: ACAD Careers Portal

Review of applications will begin on November 26, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

ACAD is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversity of the institution. We encourage expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for consideration for this or other suitable vacancies although applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Bilkent University (TURKEY) - Assistant Professor - Program in Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas (Multiple Positions)Edit

Bilkent University’s Faculty of Humanities and Letters announces multiple openings in the Program in Cultures, Civilizations & Ideas. We seek candidates with a broad-based background in the humanities and expertise in any field in the study of literature, philosophy or culture. Scholars committed to interdisciplinary and comparative work, and with proven excellence in teaching, are encouraged to apply. Experience in teaching “Great Books” courses is a plus. Standard teaching load is 3-3 (one prep), with a reduction available in the first year. Research support includes substantial funding for conference travel and potential for sabbatical leave following the third year. All candidates should have an active research agenda and hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field by September 2019. Bilkent University, located in Ankara, is the oldest independent non-profit research university in Turkey. All classes are conducted in English. Salary is competitive and includes a fully-furnished and rent-free apartment on campus. Couples are encouraged to apply. Applications are to be made online at: https://stars.bilkent.edu.tr/staffapp/CCI2018 . For assistance, contact Dr. Mustafa Nakeeb, Coordinator, at mnakeeb@bilkent.edu.tr. Application deadline is 10 December, 2018 19:00 UTC+3.

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California State University, East Bay (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Liberal StudiesEdit

Location: Online/Hayward/Concord. Open Date: Oct 5, 2018

Description FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK

OAA Position No. 19-20 LIBSTUDIES-HUMANDEVELOP-ONLINE-TT

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. The ten major buildings of the Hayward Hills campus, on 342 acres, contain over 150 classrooms and teaching laboratories, over 177 specialized instructional rooms, numerous computer labs and a library, which contains a collection of over one million items. The University also has campuses in Concord and Oakland, as well as Online. With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students and 900 faculty, CSUEB is organized into four colleges: Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences; Business and Economics; Education and Allied Studies; and Science. The University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. http://www20.csueastbay.edu/

THE PROGRAM AND DEPARTMENT: The Liberal Studies Program aims to provide a rich liberal arts educational experience through selected courses from a wide range of academic disciplines, while at the same time allowing students to select a field for in-depth study of their own interest. The broad-based, interdisciplinary nature of Liberal Studies provides a solid well-rounded undergraduate educational experience, integrating knowledge from arts and humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, with analytical and communication skills well suited for many careers and professions. The Liberal Studies Program, serving approximately 400 majors, offers a B.A. degree that consists of a common core and a choice from seven concentrations, designed to meet diverse student interests and needs. Graduates are prepared not only for school teaching, but also for leadership in government, non-profit organizations, and business. A major in Liberal Studies is also strong preparation for graduate education in law, counseling, social work and services, public affairs and administration, and educational leadership. To learn more about the Liberal Studies Program, please visit the program’s website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/ls/

The Liberal Studies Program is housed in the Department of Human Development & Women’s Studies. The Department of Human Development & Women's Studies promotes the interdisciplinary study of human development over the life course. The faculty currently include scholars from anthropology, sociology, human development, biology, linguistics, psychology, and other disciplines that make a contribution to the study of human development. The Department offers courses that introduce a wide range of theories, perspectives, and research methods. The Department provides its courses through on-campus face-to-face instruction, and through online and hybrid instruction, including a growing number of fully online courses. The Department serves over 500 Human Development majors per year, plus another 400 Liberal Studies majors for their core and teacher preparation requirements, and students from other majors who are completing their general education requirements. Our students are highly diverse in terms of age, cultural origin, race, class, religion, and educational background. To learn more about the Department, please visit our department website at http://www.csueastbay.edu/hdws/

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: Typically, the successful candidate will teach the two Liberal Studies courses (LBST 201 Introduction to Liberal Studies and LBST 499 Liberal Studies Senior Seminar) fully online each semester, and courses in the candidate’s discipline specialty area that fit the needs of the curriculum of the Liberal Studies Program and the Human Development and Women’s Studies Department, as well as courses required by the Program and the Department. In collaboration with other faculty members, s/he will work to strengthen and develop new courses for the Program and the Department. The successful candidate will be a member of the regular faculty of the Human Development & Women's Studies Department. All faculty are expected to make appropriate use of up-to-date instructional technology, including online instruction and digitally recorded instructional materials. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching, all faculty are required to do student advising, assist the department with administrative and committee work, and assume campus-wide committee responsibilities. In order to fulfill these duties, the successful candidate is expected to physically come to campus at least twice a week.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2019.

QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or earned equivalent at the time of appointment is required, in broad social science and/or humanities areas including, though not limited to, anthropology, ethnic studies, geography and environmental studies, English, history, human development, international studies, political science, psychology, sociology, women’s studies, art history, philosophy, religious studies, and any relevant interdisciplinary studies areas. Preference will be given to the candidate with a record of accomplishment, including published scholarship, teaching experience, and administrative skills including a vision for sustaining, leading and developing the Liberal Studies Program for both liberal arts education and multiple subject matter oriented teacher preparation. Applicants with expertise in areas that will strengthen or closely complement the academic areas of the existing faculty in the Human Development and Women’s Studies Department are welcome. Applicants with a demonstrated record of scholarship and instructional experience in liberal studies, including providing students with a capstone experience amalgamating perspectives from social science, humanities, and natural science on a contemporary global issue are encouraged to apply.

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching is required. Candidates with successful teaching experience at the university level are preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to provide evidence of exceptional teaching skills (particularly in the online environment), an ongoing program of research, and experience working with diverse populations.

California State University, East Bay is fully committed to the rights of students, staff, and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. Applicants who represent all types of diversity, including race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities, see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/to

Application Instructions: Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018. Position will remain open until filled. Please submit a letter of application (which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, including teaching, research, and experience working with diverse groups through teaching, research, mentoring, advising, and/or service), a complete and current vita, two sample syllabi, publication samples, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a service statement, and the names and contact information of three references via Interfolio [see “Apply Now”].

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

Apply at: https://apply.interfolio.com/53974

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Emerson College (MA) - TT Assistant or Associate Professor in US DiversityEdit

Emerson College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in U.S. Diversity. Emerson College’s visionary president, Lee Pelton, has initiated the Presidential Faculty Inclusive Excellence Program in order to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. As part of this program, the college seeks scholars and artists who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our educational offerings. The appointment begins September 1, 2019 with a mandatory 2-day orientation August 22 & 23, 2019.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities, and Tasks: We seek a dynamic and creative scholar and thinker who can provide our students with a rich theoretical framework and inclusive pedagogical approach to investigate issues related to U.S. Diversity. The ideal candidate will be one who can: underscore the similarities and differences between the voices, experiences, and contributions of historically underrepresented groups; offer a systems approach to both histories of oppression and cultures of resistance/resilience; and demonstrate strength in intersectional analyses.

The tenure-track position will be in the Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies. Teaching assignments will include topical seminars tailored to the successful candidate’s teaching and scholarly expertise which can be cross-listed with the U.S. Diversity requirement.

Emerson aspires to be a leader in increasing diversity within its curriculum, as well as in other areas. We seek candidates who can help lead in our pursuit of our inclusive excellence goals and encourage applicants to identify their strengths in this area. Successful candidates must have the clear potential or demonstrated ability to work effectively with and benefit a diverse student body.

This position is expected to provide field-based leadership to part-time faculty offering courses for the U.S. Diversity requirement. This may take the form of collaborating with faculty to strengthen syllabi, leading professional development workshops for part-time faculty, and convening shared pedagogy roundtables each semester.

A Ph.D. in the humanities, social sciences, or interdisciplinary field is required, as is a clear potential or demonstrated ability for inclusive excellence in teaching, and an active research program.

Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in people, the curriculum, and in its engagement with broader communities. Emerson endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. Its main campus is located in the center of the dynamic multicultural city of Boston, in close proximity to major publishing houses, arts institutions and research centers. The college also has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. Emerson College enrolls 4,446 graduate and undergraduate students from more than 52 countries and all 50 states.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must complete Emerson’s online application form and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a writing sample, teaching evaluations (if available), and three confidential letters of reference.

For full consideration, application materials should be received by November 5, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the search is completed.

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Georgetown University (DC) - TT Asst. Prof. in the Culture and Politics Program - Human Rights / HumanitarianismEdit

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University invites applications for a new tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor with a focus on culture and politics. The position will start in Fall 2019. We seek candidates with research expertise in human rights and/or humanitarianism who have a demonstrated interdisciplinary background in cultural/social theory as it relates to global politics. Regional specialization and disciplinary field are open, but an international component is required. We encourage candidates who draw from multiple disciplinary and methodological approaches.

Applicants should have exceptional scholarly promise and substantial research accomplishments. The appointment is attached to the Culture and Politics (CULP) undergraduate major within the School of Foreign Service (SFS). CULP is a large interdisciplinary undergraduate program that emphasizes critical social inquiry within a transnational/global context, interrelating questions of power structures and identity.  

The search committee will evaluate applicant teaching records and potential for excellence both in the classroom and in the related areas of course design, curricular development, and student mentoring. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience who have completed their Ph.D. The teaching load is two courses per semester, which includes the CULP major’s undergraduate Gateway course “Theorizing Culture and Politics.” The SFS offers a rigorous four-year undergraduate program in international studies, as well as several master’s degrees in area studies, security studies, global human development, and international affairs. Opportunities for interdisciplinary dialogue on human rights and humanitarianism span the university and bridge scholarly and practitioner arenas, such as the Institute for the Study of International Migration, Global Human Development Program, SFS area studies programs, and Institute for Racial Justice.

In order to apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a representative scholarly writing sample, and teaching materials (if available: sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and a brief statement of preferred teaching approach). Applications received by November 1, 2018 will be given full consideration; review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted through the following link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11907 .

Faxed, emailed, or mailed applications will not be accepted. Questions about the online application system should be directed to Sarah Nebbeling, Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs, at ska60@georgetown.edu. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Shiloh Krupar, Field Chair of the Culture and Politics Program, at srk34@georgetown.edu.

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability or other categories protected by law.

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Grand Valley State University (MI) - Assistant Professor - Liberal StudiesEdit

The Liberal Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for an assistant professor with research specialization in the study of iconography, semiotics, and/or narrative to broadly serve the department’s growing undergraduate programs in Liberal Studies, Religious Studies, and Intercultural Communication as well as its Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation. The expected start date is August 6, 2019. This position is intended to complement existing strengths in a vibrant department that practices and understands interdisciplinary studies as drawing from multiple disciplinary locations, working across and for cultural communities, and engaging with varied methodological and theoretical frameworks. Work that connects experiences of individuals/groups within the United States to broader regional/global perspectives, including transnational, diasporic, and comparative work, is particularly welcomed.

Required Qualifications:

  • A completed PhD in a relevant field by the time of appointment (August 6, 2019)
  • Demonstrated teaching expertise at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated interdisciplinary scholarship that connects to disciplines like literature, writing/rhetoric, history, religious studies, and/or philosophy.
  • Experience working with and understanding of underrepresented and diverse populations and a commitment to social justice work within these populations.
  • Commitment to serving diverse communities of learners, collaborating with diverse colleagues whose expertise spans disciplinary and geographic boundaries, and to General Education.
  • Strong potential for teaching excellence at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated research experience and/or academic training in an interdisciplinary field of study such as the Study of Religion, Area Studies, Comparative Literature, Indigenous Studies, etc.
  • Experience with liberal education and integrative learning.
  • Ability to teach in both classroom and online environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of courses within departmental core courses such as: LIB 100 (Reflect, Connect, Engage), REL 100 (Religions of the World), LIB 201 (Diversity in the U.S.), ITC 100 (Intro to Intercultural Communication), LIB 311 (Meaning), LIB 312 (Dialogue), and LIB 301 (Interdisciplinary Research Methods)
  • Demonstrated ability or potential to teach one or more of the following advanced undergraduate and graduate courses: LIB 310 (Creativity), LIB 314 (Life Journeys), REL 335 (Sacred Texts—Global Contexts), SI 610 (Research Methods for Social Inquiry), SI 620 (Case Studies in Social Innovation), SI 630 (Engaging Diversity Through Social Innovation), and SI 650 (Place and Environmental Justice)
  • Interest in working with non-traditional and adult learners.
  • Candidates from diverse backgrounds and with diverse experiences are encouraged to apply.

Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, including sexual misconduct, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex/gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, veteran or active duty military status or weight. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See www.gvsu.edu/affirmative/. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center 1-800-649-3777.

How To Apply: Apply online at jobs.gvsu.edu, click "Apply now". Include curriculum vitae; cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications; research precis (1 page); and teaching philosophy statement (1 page). (Please note only specified documents should be uploaded). Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Liberal Studies Department: libdept@gvsu.edu or by ground mail: One Campus Drive, 324 Lake Ontario Hall, GVSU, Allendale, MI 49401. Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. Brent Smith, Search Committee Chair, Liberal Studies Department, smithbr@gvsu.edu.  Please see http://www.gvsu.edu/liberalstudies for more information.

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Kettering University (MI) - Department Head - Liberal StudiesEdit

Kettering University, a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, is seeking a talented individual to serve as the Head of the Department of Liberal Studies. The Head of the Department of Liberal Studies will work with the Dean of the College of Sciences and Liberal Arts, departmental colleagues, and faculty and administrative colleagues across the University to enhance an already essential part of a Kettering education: the integration of the humanities, social sciences, and arts into its programs in STEM and management.

We seek someone who will embrace the opportunity to expand interdisciplinary offerings, including transdisciplinary course clusters and innovative combined degree programs; partner with local community groups; create innovative pre-college and college curricula; review Kettering’s general education requirements to ensure that they meet the needs of Kettering students; and increase recruitment and retention. In addition to the curricular opportunities described above, the Head of the Department of Liberal Studies will be responsible for monitoring all operations and activities within the department, and will regularly teach courses. She or he will administer day-to-day operations, organize and conduct department meetings, oversee department committees, and prepare reports for the College.

The University recently re-organized its administrative structure, which now includes the College of Sciences and Liberal Arts, the College of Engineering, the School of Management, and the Graduate School. The Department of Liberal Studies provides a broad range of courses for students majoring in science, engineering, and business. The university’s unique General Education program includes courses in the fields of communication, economics, humanities, and social sciences; faculty backgrounds include anthropology, Asian studies, economics, history, literature, political science, rhetoric and composition, and sociology. In addition to Liberal Studies, the College of Sciences and Liberal Arts is home to the Departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

Named number one by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education at providing career preparation through internships, Kettering integrates theory and practice in unprecedented and demonstrably successful ways through its robust co-op program. Kettering offers graduate study on-campus and online. Alumni include 900 current or former CEOs, and the University has more than 600 corporate partners. Students are offered an abundance of global opportunities for both co-op and study abroad. In the last five years, Kettering has experienced extraordinary success in terms of the quality of its student body and faculty, record levels of philanthropic support, new and renovated facilities, state-of-the-art technology, and the impressive success of its graduates, many of whom earn advanced degrees from top graduate and professional programs. The University has developed an array of new and important academic and co-curricular programs and has greatly contributed to, and helped transform, the city of Flint.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in a liberal arts discipline; an excellent record of teaching, scholarship, and service commensurate with an appointment as a tenured faculty member in the department; a commitment to encouraging faculty excellence; and a desire to participate in interdisciplinary curriculum development. Applicants with a commitment to interdisciplinary scholarship and/or an understanding of STEM+ or STEAM are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should apply online at http://jobs.kettering.edu/postings/4458. For full consideration, please provide required documents by November 15, 2018, when review of applications will begin.

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MA) - TT Asst. or Assoc. Professor - HumanitiesEdit

Position: Full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Humanities

Posting: October 2018 Start date: March or September 2019. Position Number: FY19-05. Division: Academic; Humanities Department. Union Affiliation: Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA). Application Deadline: Priority Deadline November 10, 2018; Open Until Filled.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Chair of the Humanities Department and for review of assessment results to the Vice President of Academic Affairs Supervision Exercised: Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

Massachusetts Maritime Academy invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Humanities, with a specialization in Rhetoric and Composition and one or more of the following: Philosophy, Ethics, Religion/Religious Studies, Drama/Performing Arts, or Gender Studies. A doctorate in appropriate field(s) and demonstrated excellence in teaching are required. In addition to teaching core courses (English Composition and/or Introduction to Literature), the successful candidate will teach upper-level courses in areas of specialization.

MMA is a fully accredited, four-year, co-educational state university offering Bachelor and Master of Science degrees that are highly regarded in the worldwide maritime industry and beyond. Located at the mouth of the scenic Cape Cod Canal, MMA is an hour's drive from the thriving urban communities of Boston and Providence and offers easy access to the pristine beaches of Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.

General Responsibilities: Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester in English Composition and/or Introduction to Literature (3-6 credits per semester, with general instructor autonomy in design and delivery), and other upper-level courses in area(s) of specialization with opportunities to design new courses. Ability to participate in Humanities Department assessment and/or curriculum activities. Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting.

Qualifications and Requirements: Tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor or higher level requires a doctoral degree and significant teaching experience at the college level. Demonstrated record of excellence in teaching college-level courses. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with faculty and administrators. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years' experience teaching at the college level. Experience with various methods and means of instructional delivery. Strong background in practice and pedagogy of writing instruction. Ability to adapt curriculum to various learning styles and needs. Experience integrating critical thinking, global perspectives, and/or civic engagement into the curriculum.

Desirable Assets: Experience in teaching online courses.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, statement of teaching philosophy, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of three (3) professional references. These forms are located on the employment link under quick links on the MMA website http://www.maritime.edu. Applications may be attached and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu. Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute teaching demonstration on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.

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North Carolina School of the Arts (NC) - Faculty (Any Discipline) - Division of Liberal ArtsEdit

The Division of Liberal Arts at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) invites candidates with an interdisciplinary background to apply for one of multiple positions to begin on August 1, 2019. Candidates interested in joining a vibrant, creative and thoughtful faculty devoted to undergraduate teaching and learning beyond traditional boundaries should apply.

UNCSA is part of the seventeen-campus University of North Carolina system. The undergraduate division of UNCSA offers professional training for artists in a four-year program that culminates in a BFA or BM degree. The Division of Liberal Arts (DLA) offers a curriculum that contributes to the cultural and intellectual growth of students majoring in Design & Production, Dance, Filmmaking, Music, and Drama.

In the DLA, we offer core courses such as “On Being a Contemporary Artist,” “Self, Society and Cosmos” and “Paths to the Present”, to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their perspectives on themselves as individuals and their relation to diverse historical and cultural contexts, and to develop the habits of mind and communication skills essential to becoming tomorrow’s influential, socially engaged arts professionals. We design courses of special relevance to students of the arts, including electives such as “The Biology of Movement,” “Contemporary Female Playwrights in the #metoo Era,” “Writing About Other People-_the Interview,” “Philosophy of Art,” and “How to Read a Film.” We have diverse specialties in history, the humanities, foreign languages, literature, media studies, philosophy, psychology and the natural sciences, but we all contribute to the general education program and carry a 4/4 teaching load (including core courses).

Review of applications will begin on October 26, 2018 and continue until January 1, 2019. For position details, see https://employment.uncsa.edu/postings/3972 UNCSA is committed to a liberal arts philosophy. UNCSA is an EEO / AA Employer.

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Occidental College (CA) - TT Asst. Professor - Indigenous/Settler Colonialism StudiesEdit

Occidental College's Department of Critical Theory and Social Justice (CTSJ) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track professor of Indigenous/Settler Colonialism Studies (ISCS). As an intersectional and interdisciplinary department, CTSJ seeks to harness emergent academic analyses at the nexus of such fields as Native studies, comparative empire studies, posthumanist theory, biopolitics, theories of sovereignty, and problems of justice broadly.

QUALIFICATIONS: We seek candidates with a PhD received by fall 2019, from either humanities or social science departments, with a specialty in the study of indigenous/native populations and cultures, analyses of empire and colonialism, and critical theory. We welcome recent PhD’s, as well as scholars who have been teaching for several years. Strong candidates will be able to teach a range of courses (five yearly across two semesters), including introductory critical theory courses, courses in Occidental’s Cultural Studies Program, extant CTSJ seminars, and new courses in ISCS-related fields.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Candidates should send their application as an electronic file to ctsjsearch2018@oxy.edu . Please include: 1) a cover letter that details interest in teaching at Occidental and a discussion of the applicant’s research and teaching experience; (2) a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of demonstrated commitment to, past evidence of, and future plans for creating equitable opportunities for learning and mentor especially for underrepresented students; (3) a sample of scholarly work; (4) Curriculum Vitae; and (5) three to five confidential letters of recommendation (via Interfolio.com), including at least one that addresses the applicant’s teaching.

For information on the Department of Critical Theory and Social Justice, including current course offerings, please visit our website at: https://www.oxy.edu/critical-theory-social-justice. Direct questions may be addressed to ctsjsearch2018@oxy.edu.

All materials are due no later than November 15, 2018. Applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed. Interviews of semi-finalists will be held via videoconference.

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Purchase College, SUNY (NY) - TT Asst. Professor - Media StudiesEdit

The Media Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to join our faculty, beginning Fall 2019. We seek a scholar of media cultures who will also contribute to the recently inaugurated MFA in Media Arts and Culture. We are particularly interested in candidates with an interdisciplinary approach (critical race theory, decolonial/postcolonial studies, disability studies, indigenous studies, and gender/queer studies) with research in one or more the following areas: artificial intelligence, critical data studies, digital activism, media archeology, platform studies, and social media. Media Studies is intertwined with the Anthropology Program; therefore, familiarity with ethnographic methods is highly desirable.

Qualifications: PhD in Media Studies or related field. ABD candidates with completion date by May 2019 will be considered but must have the PhD in hand by the time of appointment. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate college level, or of potential as an effective teacher, is also required. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must attach the following to the online employment application: 1) Cover letter should discuss research and teaching, as well as how the candidate will contribute to the Bachelor’s and MFA program; 2) CV; 3) Teaching portfolio or student evaluations

The candidate should have a record of excellence in teaching, and a passion for working closely with students is essential. The successful candidates will be committed to student learning, student success, and a liberal arts education. Responsibilities include teaching 5 courses and supervising 4-6 senior projects per academic year. Professors in Media Studies typically teach 3 required courses and 2 electives in the faculty’s area of research. Other duties include mentoring upper-level undergraduate students and graduate students, academic advising and community service (which encompasses committee work as well as College, School, and Board of Study governance).

Founded on the principle that artists and scholars are indispensable to each other and the pursuit of social justice, Purchase College combines professional conservatory programs in the visual and performing arts and distinguished programs in the liberal arts and sciences. Located 25 miles north of Manhattan in Westchester County, the campus celebrates diversity and creativity, encouraging students to “Think Wide Open.” Purchase College is part of the State University of New York system.

To apply, please visit the following website: https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an online application first. Hard copy and email submissions are not accepted. Review of applications will continue until January 7, 2018. Purchase College, SUNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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University of Arizona (AZ) - TT Assistant Professor, Public and Applied HumanitiesEdit

The Department of Public & Applied Humanities at the University of Arizona is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The top candidate will be able to contribute expertise, leadership, and imagination to the department's efforts to theorize and prefigure responses to the future of the human being.

Candidates should be highly collaborative, exploratory, and hardworking, with a humanities-oriented research specialization in one or more of the following areas: the environment (natural or built), fabrication (material, biological, electronic), health (cellular, systemic, societal), technology (digital, analog, biological), or storytelling (place-based and/or digital). Experience with and an understanding of international and/or foreign language content creation, or Indigenous/First Nations/Native lifeways will be of particular interest given the Department's institutional and geographic location.

The teaching load is two courses per semester. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as curricular design and program innovation.

The Department of Public & Applied Humanities is one of 18 units in the University of Arizona's College of Humanities. Public & Applied Humanities offers Bachelor Degree options in Applied Humanities and World Literature; a Master's Degree in Second Language Learning and Educational Technology; and a Graduate Certificate in Language Program Administration. The Department works to translate the personal enrichment characteristic of humanities study into public enrichment and the direct and tangible improvement of the human condition. Through research-driven, collaborative, and publicly facing projects built to explore and enhance life in the community and beyond, our students and scholars convert understanding into action for the measurable betterment of society. The Department is fundamentally experimental, entrepreneurial, and transdisciplinary, and focuses on public and private opportunities that straddle disciplinary boundaries.

The Department of Public & Applied Humanities strongly supports the University of Arizona's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives, which are designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the Department and the University.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities: Maintain an active research agenda; Teach two courses per semester; Engage in Departmental, College, and University service and outreach; Contribute to curriculum development and program building; Recruit and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; Help expand collaborations with community partners; Contribute to University of Arizona initiatives focused on fostering diversity and inclusive excellence, enhancing student engagement, and mentoring students including those from underrepresented backgrounds; Participate in departmental and college-wide activities such as commencement and homecoming.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Outstanding research skills; Diverse and demonstrated pedagogical knowledge and experience; Superior communication and collaboration skills; Knowledge of and experience with interdisciplinary and applied/public facing projects and programs

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent in hand at the time of appointment; Demonstrated trajectory toward excellence in research, evidenced by publication in academic journals and books, sponsored research, and/or other suitable research and impact metrics in one or more of the specialization areas listed under the position summary; Demonstrated excellence in teaching, as indicated by course evaluations, teaching awards, or other metrics in one or more of the specialization areas listed under the position summary.

Preferred Qualifications: Record of high quality research published in leading academic journals and presses; Evidence of ability to secure external funding; Evidence of innovative and multidisciplinary public facing and/or applied projects; Experience with digital media production, maker spaces, or other creative content development. Demonstrated excellence with online/hybrid teaching; multimedia technology, and an aptitude for teaching large lecture courses. Experience using innovative teaching methods and/or curricular design to effectively engage a diverse student body. Interest and/or experience with digital humanities.

Rank: Assistant Professor

Tenure Information: Tenure-Eligible (TE)

FTE: 1.0

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay: DOE

Job Category: Faculty

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: F21576

Desired Start Date: 08/12/2019

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Department Head Judd Ruggill jruggill@email.arizona.edu

Review Begins On: 11/01/2018

Online App. Form: https://uacareers.com/postings/32090

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Wake Forest University (NC) - TT Mellon Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Humanities ProgramEdit

The Interdisciplinary Humanities Program at Wake Forest University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in July 2019. Wake Forest has a strong institutional commitment to faculty diversity and excellence and is particularly interested in candidates who can bring to their research and teaching critical perspectives linked to the experiences of groups historically underrepresented in higher education. Job Description

In the last three years, Wake Forest has been awarded two major grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support public humanities and the engaged Liberal Arts, and we seek candidates whose experiences and professional training are well-suited for working with local area communities on topics possibly including race, labor, housing and gentrification, food justice, community leadership and empowerment, and poverty and health. We also welcome candidates committed to engaged scholarship and pedagogy in public humanities, digital humanities, and environmental humanities. The final candidate is expected to create a hub of collaboration across disciplines and communities and to be a key participant in our engaged humanities initiatives, including international conferences and forums.

Applicants must have a strong interdisciplinary background in one or more Humanities fields, including History, Literary Criticism, Cultural Studies, and Ethnic Studies. Possible areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, cultural anthropology, American studies, foreign area studies, social history, ecocriticism, urban studies, human geography, and comparative literature. A demonstrated commitment to community-engaged teaching, research, and publication is highly desirable, as is the ability to enrich the College curriculum with courses exploring themes and issues of class, race, gender, citizenship, human justice, the environment, nationality, and identity. All requirements for the PhD must be completed by the time of the appointment.

The teaching responsibility is nine courses over two years. As a University committed to the teacher-scholar ideal, Wake Forest expects excellent teaching at all levels, a sustained commitment to student and community engagement, and an active research agenda.

Applications must be received by November 15th. A completed application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three-page statement of teaching and research philosophy, and one scholarly writing sample. Additionally, three confidential letters of recommendation must be sent to letters@wfu.edu in advance of November 15th. Please direct requests for additional information to: Dr. Jose Luis Venegas, venegajl@wfu.edu.

Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Online App. Form: https://wfu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Faculty_Career_Website_live/job/Winston-Salem-NC/Mellon-Assistant-Professor--Interdisciplinary-Humanities-Program_R0000990

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VISITING POSITIONS / Limited-Term AppointmentsEdit

Harvard University (MA) - Lecturers on History and LiteratureEdit

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2019-2020.

Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, the Medieval World, the Early Modern World, and the Modern World. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests include race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, comparative or transnational approaches, and who can teach multiple geographic areas and historical periods.

Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior honors theses; ability to advise students on curricular matters, to evaluate examinations, essays and senior theses, and to conduct senior oral examinations. A doctorate in a related field is required by the time the appointment begins. Lecturer positions are normally for three years, the second two years contingent upon a successful performance review in the first year.

Harvard is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Lecturer applications—including cover letter, c.v., names of recommenders, and writing sample—must be submitted online. Application deadline is January 10, 2019.

You can apply for this position online at http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/8510

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New College of Florida (FL) - Visiting Assistant Professor, Medical Humanities, Narrative Medicine, History of Medicine and ScienceEdit

New College of Florida invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities, field open. Ph.D. in an appropriate field with degree completed at time of appointment is expected. The goal for this position is to contribute a humanistic, qualitative, and historical perspective to a health cluster that includes new positions in Medical Anthropology and in Epidemiology and Global Health. Renewable up to 3 years.

New College faculty collaborate with colleagues in their home disciplines and contribute to the college’s liberal arts curriculum more broadly, including established interdisciplinary areas in International Studies (Asian, Caribbean and Latin American, European); Environmental Studies; Gender Studies; Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and emerging clusters in Health, Human and Artificial Intelligence, Migration and Borders, Sustainability, and Visual and Performing Arts. . The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop courses that build upon scholarly expertise, contribute to a vibrant undergraduate liberal arts curriculum, and help define and explore Medical Humanities at New College. A joint-appointment in a related area is possible as appropriate.

Areas of teaching and/or scholarship might include: conceptions of health and illness; the history of science and medicine and/or broader histories of embodiment, magic, and/or the scientific revolution; medical knowledge and practices from regions beyond western Europe particularly the Americas, Africa, and/or Asia; the ethics of health choices and medical practices or technologies; the visual and/or material culture of medicine, health and embodiment; intersections of medicine with race and gender/sexuality; dis/ability and embodiment; LGBTQ health and embodiment; and law and bodily regulation.

About New College: Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research/creative work has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship. (www.ncf.edu.) New College is embarked on a plan of growth across the college over the next several years. The successful applicant will join a significant cohort of new faculty enhancing Global issues, Sustainability, Human and Artificial Intelligence, and the Arts, and Health and Legal Issues. https://www.ncf.edu/about/growth-plan/new-faculty-hires/

Teaching and Scholarship Expectations: New College seeks teacher-scholars who will contribute to its liberal arts mission. The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. In addition, faculty members provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor undergraduate senior theses/projects, and serve on baccalaureate examination committees. The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a program of scholarly research or creative work. We are particularly interested in candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.

Diversity Statement: New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply.

Application: Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.ncf.edu/employment. Please send the following documents in .docx or .pdf format to MedicalHumanities@ncf.edu a letter of application, a current CV, and unofficial graduate transcripts. In addition, provide 1) a statement about teaching philosophy; 2) a statement regarding the candidate’s contributions or approaches to supporting an inclusive culture and learning environment; 3) A writing sample (published or unpublished); 4) and three brief course descriptions (300-500 words), one directed to students in their first or second year new to the field, and two topical courses related to the candidate’s expertise for advancing students. (New College faculty design their own class content and syllabi in consultation with colleagues rather than teaching courses from a general catalog.)

Applicants should send the names and contact information for three references. Deadline: We will begin reviewing files 10 November, and continue until the position is filled. Online interviews anticipated in December/January. According to Florida law, applications and meetings regarding applications are open to the public upon request. Applicants who need reasonable accommodations in order to participate in the selection process are invited to notify the chair of the search committee 48 hours in advance of a meeting. New College is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.

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New York University (NY) - Clinical Asst. Professor - Liberal Studies (World Cultures, Arts and Literatures)Edit

Liberal Studies at New York University invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor position in World Cultures, Arts and Literatures to begin September 1, 2019, pending administrative and budgetary approval.

Liberal Studies provides a unique interdisciplinary educational experience to undergraduate students. The Liberal Studies Core consists of a two-year interdisciplinary global curriculum drawing on great works across civilizations. The Global Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts, one of NYU’s premier liberal arts degrees, builds on the global core with an upper division interdisciplinary set of concentrations that direct students toward different areas of global study.

We seek applicants for the following position: World Cultures, Arts and Literatures

PhD in Classics, Foreign Language Literatures, English, Comparative Literature, World Literature, Art History with literature teaching experience, or Anthropology with arts focus. Candidates should have the ability to teach the arts produced across the globe in a variety of artistic media from antiquity to the early 18th century in our Cultural Foundations I and II sequence. Candidates with the ability to teach upper-division seminars in their areas of expertise also welcome.

All Liberal Studies full-time faculty hold renewable term contracts, initially three years, and later five years in duration. Faculty are eligible for promotion within the Clinical faculty ranks (Associate, Full). Faculty normally teach three classes per semester, advise undergraduates, and contribute service to Liberal Studies and to the University.

Liberal Studies offers a global liberal arts curriculum at sites around the globe in the context of a leading research university. We seek scholar/educators of the highest caliber whose work reflects an interest in global diversity. Liberal Studies strongly encourages applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the profession, across color, creed, race, ethnic and national origin, physical ability, gender and sexual identity, or any other legally protected basis. NYU affirms the value of differing perspectives on the world as we strive to build the strongest possible university with the widest reach. To learn more about the Arts & Science commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion, please read here: http://as.nyu.edu/administrative-resources/office/dean/diversity-initiative.html

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Qualifications: Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. by the date of appointment; three years of college-level teaching experience; and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Publications and evidence of outstanding scholarship and relevant professional activity are strongly encouraged.

Application Instructions: Applications consisting ONLY of a cover letter and a current c.v. should be submitted by 11:59pm, November 12th, 2018, Eastern Standard Time (US). Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

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Pennsylvania State University (PA) - Non-TT Assistant Teaching Professor in Global Studies (3 yr. - renewable)Edit

The Program in Global and International Studies (GLIS) invites applications for a three-year non-tenure track position as Assistant Teaching Professor in Global Studies. The preferred start date for the position is August 2019, and the appointment may be renewed based on factors including positive performance reviews. Responsibilities include teaching 2 introductory courses per semester in GLIS, which constitutes 2/3 of the position. For the remaining 1/3 of the position, the faculty member will assist with programmatic activities including curriculum and course development, student programs, and others as assigned. Requirements include a Ph.D. in a Humanities or Social Science discipline at the time of appointment and teaching experience in global studies. As Penn State's Program in GLIS combines both Humanities and Social Science methods, experience in teaching with both humanistic and social scientific approaches will be a plus. Preferred qualifications also include a record of program building, curriculum development, proposal writing, and experience developing online courses. To apply, submit via the Penn State jobs website: a cover letter explaining candidate's global studies teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for two references who can address the candidate's teaching. Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. For more information on Penn State's Global and International Studies Program see: http://glis.la.psu.edu/.

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Swarthmore College (PA) - Peace and Conflict Studies Visiting Faculty – Rank Open (2 yr. appt.)Edit

Swarthmore College: Peace & Conflict Studies Program. Location: Swarthmore, PA 19081

Description: The Peace and Conflict Studies Program of Swarthmore College invites applications for an open rank full-time two-year visiting faculty position, beginning Fall 2019. Swarthmore College, a highly selective liberal arts college near Philadelphia, is committed to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices and actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates should demonstrate expertise in peace and conflict studies and the humanities. We welcome geographic expertise besides Europe and the Middle East/North Africa. The successful candidate for the position will be expected to teach four courses per year in our interdisciplinary undergraduate program, including the senior seminar for majors. We seek a candidate with strong teaching and research skills and a knowledge and passion for peace studies that will support student advising and contribute to the development of a dynamic program. The strongest candidates will demonstrate a commitment to creative inclusive teaching and a research program that speak to and motivate undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. A Ph.D. in peace and conflict studies or in another discipline should be in hand by September 2019, accompanied by intellectual and professional engagement in the field of peace and conflict studies.

Full consideration will be given to all applications received by November 5, 2018. Candidates should send a cover letter, including teaching philosophy, experience, and research agenda, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.

Application Instructions For information and to apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/52772.

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University of Chicago (IL) - Instructor in Human RightsEdit

The Social Sciences Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago invites applications for a one-year, renewable post-doctoral instructor in Human Rights, beginning September 1, 2019. Responsibilities include the design and teaching of three courses over three quarters, participation in the activities of the Pozen Center for Human Rights, and advising a small number of BA or MA theses. The salary is competitive, and the instructor will receive applicable University benefits, a professional development fund, and a relocation allowance.

We seek to attract an outstanding scholar whose work in the humanities or social sciences demonstrates excellence and addresses questions of lasting importance for the study of human rights. Candidates whose work is informed by comparative and global perspectives are preferred. Prior experience teaching undergraduates is preferred. The position is open to applicants who will have completed all requirements for their doctoral degree no later than August 31, 2019.

Review of applications will begin on December 14, 2018, and continue until the position is filled; early submission is encouraged. Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website, requisition #03917. Applications must include 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a research statement addressing current and future research plans; 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy; 5) a sample syllabus for an undergraduate human rights course; 6) one sample of scholarly writing (a published article or unpublished paper or chapter); and 7) the names and contact information of three references whose recommendation letters will be solicited automatically by the application system. Only complete applications will be considered.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/. Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email ACOppAdministrator@uchicago.edu with their request.

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See also: Humanities and Social Sciences Postdocs 2018-2019Edit

Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environment/Environmental Justice - American Culture Studies (AMCS)Edit

The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in “Environment/Environmental Justice,” for the academic year 2019-2020 with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year, contingent upon satisfactory performance; duties starting in the Fall semester of 2019.  AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social sciences.  

We are particularly interested in applicants, academics and/or practitioners, whose research, teaching, and practice (1) have a strong theoretical awareness, and deeply engage substantive empirical, ethnographic, and/or historical materials; (2) center on the richly-informed study of environmental issues, problems, and debates in relation to America (broadly defined), especially questions of science and science studies, justice, inequality, race/ethnicity (and other social contrasts), sustainability, industry, state power, and public health; (3) speak to historical and/or contemporary public debates about environmental issues and problems, such as climate change, disasters, land use, indigeneity, and natural resources.

Candidates must have received the Ph.D. since July 1, 2015, or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2019.  The Fellow will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits, a $3,000 annual research/travel stipend, and the possibility for a workshop to support the peer review of a polished book manuscript.

Interested Applicants will need to submit a Cover Letter and CV as part of the online application process.  

Applications are due by December 17, 2018.  For more information and How to Apply, please see https://sites.wustl.edu/amcspostdoc/information/

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Washington University in St. Louis (MO) - Postdoctoral Fellowship in Immigration, Cultures, and Law - American Culture Studies (AMCS)Edit

The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in “Immigration, Cultures, and Law,” for the academic year 2019-2020 with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year, contingent upon satisfactory performance; duties starting in the Fall semester of 2019.  AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social sciences.

We are particularly interested in applicants, academics and/or practitioners, whose research, teaching, and practice (1) have a strong theoretical awareness, and deeply engage substantive empirical, ethnographic, and/or historical materials; (2) center on the richly-informed study of immigration in relation to America (broadly defined), especially as immigration issues intersect with cultural dynamics and legal issues; (3) speak to public debates about immigration, the law, identity, exclusion, citizenship, borders, and race/ethnicity.

Candidates must have received the Ph.D. since July 1, 2015, or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2019.  The Fellow will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits, a $3,000 annual research/travel stipend, and the possibility for a workshop to support the peer review of a polished book manuscript.

Interested Applicants will need to submit a Cover Letter and CV as part of the online application process.  

Applications are due by December 17, 2018.  For more information and How to Apply, please see https://sites.wustl.edu/amcspostdoc/information/

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