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LOCATION: The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Grand Valley State University, Michigan
DEPARTMENT: Area and Global Studies
TITLE: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in African American Studies and Digital Studies
JOB DESCRIPTION: Area and Global Studies, an academic unit in The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Grand Valley State University, invites applications for a full time, jointly appointed, tenure-track assistant professorship in African American Studies (2/3) and Digital Studies (1/3). We seek highly qualified candidates who will contribute to the growth of these programs and enhance the intellectual diversity of the unit by complementing existing expertise in the unit. Areas of expertise could include: global black experience; African American social thought; contemporary black/African American social movements; black women’s culture and communities; black feminist thought; race and/or ethnicity; inequality, immigration, health, art and material expressions, criminal justice, public and social policy as they are relevant to Black/African American Studies; digital cultures and identities; social media and communication. The successful applicant must be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits package
How to apply: Apply on line at jobs.gvsu.edu. Include a cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications, separate teaching and research statement not to exceed two pages each along with curriculum vitae including the names, phone numbers and email addresses of three academic references. A writing sample of research and syllabi of courses taught should also be uploaded with the other materials to the job site.
Three letters of reference should be sent directly by mail to:
Dr. Steeve Buckridge
For any questions contact the Area and Global Studies office at 616-331-8110.
Please visit our website for more information at www.gvsu.edu/areastudies.
For more information about Grand Valley State University, see our website at www.gvsu.edu.
In a continuing effort to diversify our campus community, we actively encourage applications from people of color, women, veterans, people of diverse sexual identities/orientations, and persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute positively to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Grand Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
LOCATION: University of Pittsburgh
TITLE: Dietrich School Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship, Human Rights and Cities: Linking Local and Global
JOB DESCRIPTION: The University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Sociology centered on Human Rights and Cities: Linking Local and Global, beginning in August 2018. We welcome applicants who will advance educational and research initiatives related to human rights in urban contexts. We especially are interested in applications from scholars whose research and practice contribute to comparative understandings of urban politics and conflicts, appreciation of how global forces shape local conflicts and urban political processes, and innovations in teaching and community-based research and learning that enhance the intellectual and cultural diversity of student experiences. Particular research areas may include, for instance, urban politics and conflicts, racial and economic dynamics in urban politics and resource allocation, cultural dimensions of cities and urban struggles, globalization and urban sustainability/ resilience. Scholars with a degree in sociology, urban studies, or related disciplines that have strong sociological foundations are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have rich opportunities for multidisciplinary engagement through Pitt’s Humanities Center, World History Center, Global Studies Center, Urban Studies Program, and its multidisciplinary Human Rights Working Group.
REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have satisfactorily completed all requirements for the PhD degree, including any oral defense, by March 1, 2018. Individuals who completed all such requirements before June 1, 2016 are ineligible. For more information about the fellowship program and to apply, visit: https://www.as.pitt.edu/postdoctoral-fellowship-program.
APPLYING: To be considered, please submit by February 16, 2018, via https://pats.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTI3:
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.
LOCATION: University of California, Santa Barbara
DEPARTMENT: Global Studies
TITLE: Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Conflict and Violence
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor whose work focuses on issues of global conflict and violence, beginning July 1, 2018.
Apply by November 1, 2017 for primary consideration.
We seek a scholar with a broad historical and/or theoretical background who can analyze complex issues of conflict and violence in contexts that characterize the 21st century. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in several of the following areas: conflict over religion, ideology, ethnicity, environmental degradation and natural resources, state violence, terrorism, mercenaries and non-state actors, genocide, and regional or civil wars.
This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment. Please send a cover letter detailing your research interests, teaching philosophy and experience, and any relevant work in grants and administration. Application materials should also include your curriculum vitae, one writing sample (25-30 pages max), and sample syllabi. Applicants should arrange to have 3 letters of recommendation submitted via UCSB’s Recruit website at: http://apptrkr.com/1062427.
The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. Visit our website at http://www.global.ucsb.edu.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.