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.

Daryabari Professor of Iranian Studies | University of California Berkeley

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Berkeley, CA, US

The Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for The Daryabari Professor of Iranian Studies (at the rank of tenured associate professor or tenure track assistant professor), with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

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.

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.

Iran Analyst: Critical Threats Project | American Enterprise Institute

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Washington, DC, US

The primary responsibility for this position will be tracking Iranian security and foreign policy activities, including but not limited to: Iran’s military capabilities, regional influence, soft power outreach, domestic politics, and economic policies. Other responsibilities include contributing to the daily Iran News Round Up publication; managing a small group of interns; assisting with the administration of the project’s redesigned and interactive website by mapping regional developments, posting daily briefings, and promoting publications; and other research and administrative support as required.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Israel Studies | Northwestern University

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Evanston, IL

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA in partnership with Tel Aviv University, announces a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Israel Studies. This appointment will be for a two year residency at Northwestern University beginning September 1, 2017. Responsibilities: Teaching five courses over six trimesters (2 years) in Israel Studies, including such areas as: the Israeli Political System; the History of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; the Economy of Israel; Sociology and Anthropology of Israeli society; Religion in Israel; Contemporary Israeli Culture, Literature, Poetry, Art, Theatre, Music and Cinema.

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.

Non-Roman Languages Cataloguing Coordinator | Ohio State University

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Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University Libraries is currently seeking applications for a Non-Roman Languages Cataloging Coordinator within the Content and Access Department to coordinate, plan, develop, evaluate, and supervise the Non-Roman languages cataloging section within the University Libraries; develop, implement, evaluate, and manage special departmental projects; identify staff needs and conduct relevant trainings; perform original and complex copy cataloging of materials representing all levels of difficulty.

Lecturer: Humanities | University of Nevada, Reno

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Reno, NV

The Core Humanities program of the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) invites applications for a Lecturer position starting July 1, 2017. The full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track) will teach four courses per semester in the Core Humanities program, which offers the university’s required, interdisciplinary courses on human histories and cultures from ancient times to the present: CH 201 Ancient and Medieval Cultures; CH 202 The Modern World / CH 212 Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern Era; and CH 203 American Experiences and Constitutional Change.

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Cambridge, MA

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities. Two Mellon fellows will be selected for a two-year appointment, effective July 1, 2017. Fellows will teach one course in Spring 2018 and one per semester the following year. Applicants must have received a Ph.D. between July 1, 2014, and July 1, 2017. The successful candidates’ work will be truly interdisciplinary in nature, within the humanities, or bridging from the humanities with other disciplines.