Career Opportunities

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Career Opportunities

The emphasis here is upon entry-level opportunities and full-time research fellowships for CLST-certificate students. Positions will either use the keyword “cultural studies” or will indicate some form of interdisciplinary cultural critique as part of their description. Entries are listed in chronological order by closing date, with only minimal information and a link to the source webpage with full details.  Vacancies that do not specify a deadline because of being "open until filled" appear after the chronological list.

Nov. 17:

Texas A&M University, English, Assistant Professor of Latinx and U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literature.

Nov. 20:

Hamad Bin Khalifa University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Open rank position in Women, Society and Development MA Program.

Nov. 23:

University of Cambridge, Faculty of History, Professorship of the History of Political Thought.

Nov. 27:

Heidelberg University, Faculty of Modern Languages, Juniorprofessur Germanistische Mediaevistik.

Nov. 30:

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, Liberal Studies, Assistant Professor in Liberal Studies, focused on fine and performing arts.

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Department II "Writing Up" Predoctoral Fellowship.

Dec. 1:

College of William and Mary, Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Visiting OI and WM Lemon Project Fellow, on  higher education and slavery.

Ohio State University, History Assistant Professor, Latin American-U.S. Migration History.

Dec. 4:

University of ChicagoStevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge, two-year Postdoctoral Researchers at the Rank of Instructor to study the process of knowledge formation and transmittal from antiquity to the present day and, in correlation, to explore how this history shapes our modern world.  Applicants must demonstrate current research interests that straddle multiple departments and disciplines to investigate the influences beneath what is accepted as true at a given time and place. In particular, we seek applicants working on the formation of medical, economic, or legal knowledge, the sociology of scientific knowledge, or indigenous knowledge practices. We are also interested in candidates studying public knowledge, the "post-truth era," misinformation, and propaganda within the US context.

Dec. 14:

Universität Kassel, Fachbereich Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften - Institut für GermanistikW 2 – Professur „Neuere Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft/Literatur- und Mediendidaktik.“

Dec. 15:

University of Strathclyde, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Doctoral Studentship in the history of psychoactive substances and intoxicants in Asia c. 1900 to 1945.

Kobe Collge, Department of Intercultural Studies, Drake Guest Professor, Studies of Culture and Representation, Contemporary Philosophy, History and Philosophy of Science, History of Political Thought, Japanese Studies, Border Studies, Cultural Studies.

University of Wisconsin-Madison, two-year postdoctoral fellowship on the Plantationocene sponsored by an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar grant.

Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Religious Diversity Department, Doctoral Fellowships, for "Unfinished Business: The Politico-Religious Lives of (Missing) Human Remains in Vietnam and China and their Diasporas in Europe."

Dec. 19:

Aarhus University, Department of History and Classical Studies at the School of Culture and Society, Assistant/Associate Professor in Digital Methods in History (940113).

Dec. 20:

Kenyon College,  Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship  for scholars in the final stages of their doctoral work who need only to finish the dissertation to complete requirements for the Ph.D.

Dec. 31:

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, School of Humanities, Assistant Professor in Green Humanities.

Jan. 1:

Washington University in St. LouisProgram in American Culture Studies (AMCS), Postdoctoral Fellowship in Digital Cultures.

Jan. 4:

University of Central Florida (UCF), Department of Philosophy, Assistant Professor of Humanities and Cultural Studies, with one or more of the following as an area of teaching competence: critical theory, critical race theory, digital humanities, gender theory, performance theory, postcolonial theory, queer theory, and research and teaching emphases in one or more of the following: Black Studies, Caribbean Studies, Latin American Studies, Migration/Diaspora Studies, Borderlands, Hemispheric Studies, Transnationalism and Globalization.

Jan. 5:

University of Pennsylvania, Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration (CSERI), Penn CSERI Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ethnicity, Race, and Immigration.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, ASPECT and Political Science, Assistant Professor, Postcolonial Theory.

Jan. 7:

Claremont Graduate UniversityDepartment of Cultural Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities, advanced Assistant or Associate Professor position (tenure-track or tenured) in Cultural Studies with expertise in Museum Studies and/or Media Studies to complement current strengths in Hemispheric and Transnational Studies, Africana, Latinx, and Asian Pacific American Studies, and Feminist and Queer Theory.

Jan. 8:

New-York Historical Society, Library, Fellowships.

Jan. 9:

Princeton UniversityPrinceton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)  postdoctoral research associate position for Mellon Foundation-funded Sawyer Seminar on the theme “Global Migration: The Humanities and Social Sciences in Dialogue.”

Jan. 15:

Virginia Tech -- Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Assistant Professor in Cultural Theory and Digital Media.

Jan. 16:

Boston College, African & African Diaspora Studies Program (AADS), fellowship competition.

Duke University, International Comparative Studies Program (ICS), Assistant Professor of the Practice.

Jan. 17:

Pennsylvania State - Harrisburg, Assistant Professor of American Studies, with specializations in material culture and folklife, and ethnographic methods in the study of folklore.

Jan. 19:

Colby College, Science, Technology, and Society, Postdoctoral scholar in STS (2 years).

Jan. 21:

Marquette University, Arnold L. Mitchem Dissertation Fellowship Program to help increase the presence of currently underrepresented racial and cultural groups in the U.S. professoriate by supporting advanced doctoral candidates during completion of the dissertation.

Jan. 22:

Humboldt State University, Assistant Professor in Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

Jan. 23:

Grand Valley State University, Area and Global Studies / Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Assistant Professor in African American Studies and Digital Studies.

Jan. 24:

Arizona State University, School for the Future of Innovation in Sociiety, Assistant Professor in Art/Science Nexus Job #12165

University of South Carolina - Columbia, School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment, Assistant Professor in Environment and Race.

Jan. 29:

University of California - Santa Barbara, ISBER, Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Scholar on Energy Justice in Global Perspective.

Jan. 30:

New York UniversitySilsila: Center for Material Histories in the Faculty of Arts and Science, Faculty Fellow on material histories of the pre- and early modern Islamicate world, broadly conceived. 

Hong Kong Baptist UniversityResearch Assistant Professor (PR164/17-18), on history of China  (preferably from Qin to Song), South Asia, or other geographical areas, ideally focusing on one or more of the following areas: (a) medical tradition and historical health management; (b) historical representations of childhood in different cultures; (c) history of aging and the well-being of seniors across nations; (d) evolution of sport and exercise; (e) environmental history; and (f) digital scholarship.

Feb. 1:

Grand Valley State University, Liberal Studies Department, Assistant or Associate Professor in Liberal Studies. Specialization in Community-Based Learning.

University of Notre Dame, Medieval Institute, Mellon Junior Faculty Fellowship in Medieval Studies at the Medieval Institute.

Feb. 11:

Michigan State University, Department of Linguistics, Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages (LGSAAL) and the Department of Romance and Classical Studies (RCS), Assistant Professor specializing in Migration Studies with an interest and ability in culturally engaged digital humanities and any of the language programs of these departments. 

Mar. 1:

Morgan State UniversityDepartment of History and Geography, three open-rank, tenure-track positions in African Diaspora History, with possible emphases on gender history, Latin America and the Caribbean, Islam in modern Middle East and North Africa, Imperialism/nationalism/anti-colonialism, and comparative slavery.