History Instructor | Bakersfield College

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Bakersfield, CA, US

The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in History of California and United States History [both colonial and modern] as their primary teaching assignment. Other teaching assignments may include: World History, European Civilization, Chicano Studies, Latin American History, African American History, Native American History and/or Women in American History.

Director: Black Studies Program | Cleveland State University

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Cleveland, OH, US

Cleveland State University invites applications for the position of Director of the Black Studies Program. The successful candidate will be a senior faculty at the rank of associate or full professor.

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Humanities | Yale University

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New Haven, CT, US

Yale University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in the Humanities, to begin in July 2017. The Fellow will be affiliated with the interdisciplinary Program in the Humanities, a hub of new initiatives in undergraduate education. The Fellow will teach one course each semester in the Directed Studies program, an integrated set of courses in western literature, philosophy, and historical & political thought. Instructors teaching in the program take turns giving the weekly lecture to the entire program, and meet with their own smaller group of eighteen students twice each week in a seminar setting.

Director: Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies | University of California, Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA, US

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) seeks a dynamic and respected scholar to provide intellectual research and programmatic leadership for the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies (Bunche Center) and invites applications for the position of Director of the Bunche Center. Qualifications for success include an outstanding scholarly research and publication record; experience developing interdisciplinary research programs in African American Studies; commitment to social justice; ability to administer budgetary and personnel processes; and proven effective experience in fundraising, including engaging in development activities as well as obtaining and managing extramural grants and/or contracts, gifts and donations, and endowment funds.

Research Associate: Political Science | University of Washington

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Seattle, WA, US

The Washington Institute for the Study of Inequality and Race (WISIR) at the University of Washington is seeking applications for a one-year Andrew W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship on the topic of Capitalism and Comparative Racialization. We invite recent Ph.D.s from the humanities and social sciences to apply for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Refugee and Migration Studies | Carleton College

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Northfield, MN, US

Carleton College is seeking a recent Ph.D. with a specialization in transnational migration to fill our Robert A. Oden Jr. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Liberal Arts.  This fellowship is a two-year appointment for a faculty member with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The position is half-time teaching (two courses one year and three courses the next) and half-time research and writing.  Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities.  Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies.  Candidates should demonstrate dedication to teaching undergraduates, an active program of research, and a willingness to engage in the broader life of the college.

Faculty Director: Center for Black Music Research | Columbia College Chicago

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Chicago, IL, US

We seek a dynamic individual to provide intellectual and programmatic leadership for the Center for Black Music Research at this critical juncture in its history and to move the Center forward in a manner that sustains its global outreach and extends its record of facilitating, producing, and supporting scholarship that documents the black music experience across regions and cultures of the world. We also seek a forward thinking scholar and educator who can contribute to the Music Department’s ongoing development of innovative curriculum that places African-American expressive traditions at the very heart of contemporary musical practice.

Language and Thinking Faculty | Bard College

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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Language and Thinking is an intensive introduction to the liberal arts and sciences with a particular focus on writing. Attended by all incoming Bard students during the last three weeks of August. Successful candidates for faculty positions come from many fields, including the humanities; the social, formal, and natural sciences; and the arts.

Humanities Teacher – Middle School | University of Chicago

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Chicago, IL

Humanities teachers report to the Middle School Principal, provide interdisciplinary instruction of language arts and social studies in the Middle School, and teach the following skills: critical thinking, reading, writing, research, and discussion. Middle school humanities teachers are expected to attend meetings, write narrative grade reports, respond to electronic communication, and organize and supervise student activities. Humanities teachers work in collaborative groups at departments and within grade levels; in addition they attend meetings to support the advisory program, and they serve as advisors to a group of middle school students.

Video Oral History Processor | The HistoryMakers

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Chicago, IL

The HistoryMakers seeks to hire a full-time Video Oral History Processor as part of last year of an original three-year grant funded project(2017) in order to make The HistoryMakers, unique, digital video oral history archive accessible to users worldwide. Those hired must have a background in African American, American, women’s, political, social history; and be able to commit to a three year term working as part of a processing team that will process a total of 1700 interviews that average 3-6 hours in length. The person hired must have excellent writing skills. They must also have prior experience as a proofreader/editor and be an expert researcher and writer who can accurately describe in a concise and accurate manner the contents of each videotaped segment. The interviews cover 20th century history interviews across a wide variety of occupations, geographic areas and fields (i.e. STEM, law, art, education, music, etc.).