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Post Doctoral Researcher in Special Collections and Digital Humanities (The University of Delaware)

The University of Delaware Library and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellow of Special Collections and Digital Humanities. We seek an untenured scholar in the humanities (PhD received January 2010 – June 2016). The mission of the Fellow is to promote primary sources related to African American culture found in Special Collections at the University of Delaware Library through collaborative instruction, programming, creative outreach, and project development. The fellowship is a residential one-year academic appointment (September 2016-August 31, 2017), renewable up to three years. The PhD is the only eligible terminal degree. We are looking for an engaged humanist whose educational background suits her or him to work at the intersection of the classroom, the museum and/or archive, and the digital realm. Relevant training in programming, library sciences, computer graphics, computational linguistics, or other fields relevant to digital humanities research is desirable but not required.

Visiting Assistant Professor of the Study of Women and Gender and English Language and Literature (Smith College)

The Program for the Study of Women and Gender (SWG) and the Department of English Language and Literature at Smith College invite applications for a one-year, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin July 2016. We seek a scholar working at the intersection of questions of race, gender, and sexuality in literary and/or visual texts in the contemporary U.S.


Post-Doc Fellowship in Women’s Studies (Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne)

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) invites applications for a post-doctoral teaching fellowship in Women’s Studies. The fellowship is a two-year appointment, contingent on positive evaluations from students and peers during the first year, as well as the curricular needs of the program. As part of the appointment, the fellow will teach a 3/3 course load, mentor undergraduate women’s studies majors, and contribute to the activities of the program. The fellow will receive office space, a travel stipend, and have full access to the Indiana University library system. The fellowship is equivalent to a full-time position and includes a competitive salary and benefits package.


Assistant Professor of English (Tenure Track) (University of Houston Victoria)

Teach undergraduate and graduate level English, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Literary and Critical Theory, Interdisciplinary Studies, American Studies courses; advise students; participate in course & program development; pursue scholarly & professional activities; perform college & professional service; work cooperatively with diverse groups; perform other duties as assigned by Dean of Arts & Sciences & Chair of Division of Humanities. Minimum Requirements: Doctorate (PhD) in English required and evidence of scholarly & professional activities & willingness to teach online courses. To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, list of three references, current teaching evaluations (if any), and copies of unofficial transcripts of all graduate work at https://uhv.simplehire.com. The University of Houston Victoria is an affirmative action employer/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Professor of English (Missouri Valley College)

The Division of Communications, Humanities, and Human Services at Missouri Valley College, a private liberal arts college, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of English (American literature generalist) to begin August 1, 2016.  The teaching load may include first-year composition and American literature courses.


Director, African American Studies (University of Texas at El Paso)

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) seeks a dynamic scholar and leader for the position of Director of African American Studies. Founded more than twenty years ago, African American Studies at UTEP offers a rich mix of programming linking students, faculty, staff and members of the community in the El Paso border region and beyond. This context provides exciting opportunities to explore the intersections of African American and Latina/o experiences and draw on UTEP’s important civil rights history.


Visiting Assistant Professor, African American Literature (College of Charleston)

The College of Charleston welcomes applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in English and African American Studies, with a start date of August 16, 2017. Required qualifications include a PhD in English or African American Studies with emphasis in African American Literature; demonstrated excellence in teaching; and a commitment to participating in a growing African American Studies program.  This faculty member will teach nine hours per semester (fall and spring); the teaching assignment will include a combination of introductory and survey courses in English and in African American studies, as well as specialized upper-division courses.



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