Assistant / Associate Teaching Professor | Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Worcester, MA, US

WPI’s Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division (IGSD) and First Year Seminar Program jointly seek three full-time Teaching Faculty at the Assistant level. Two of these positions will serve in the IGSD’s Global Program and one will be split between the First Year Program and IGSD. All positions are continuing, non-tenure track, 9-month appointments. For the Global Program, we seek faculty whose teaching, advising, and scholarly expertise will support WPIs undergraduate society-technology project requirement. Over half of WPI students complete at least one project away from campus, typically a nine-credit-hour project that confronts an open-ended problem at the interface between society and technology. Project topics are proposed by agencies and organizations in the US and around the world, and typically involve issues such as environment and energy, appropriate technology, education, community and/or sustainable development. Individuals with a PhD in International Studies or Development, Anthropology, Geography, History, Psychology, Sociology, Politics, Education, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, or a related field with interest and experience in Latin America and/or China/East Asia will receive preference.

Predoctoral Fellowship: Clements Center for National Security | University of Texas Austin

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Austin, TX, US

The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applications from current PhD candidates for its Predoctoral Fellowship Program. Consistent with the Clements Center’s mission areas of history, strategy, and statecraft, applicants from all disciplines whose research bears directly on foreign and defense policy, intelligence, or international security are welcome to apply. However, strong preference will be given to applicants pursuing a doctorate in history or whose research has a strong historical component (ancient or modern).

Teaching Associate: Social Studies | University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

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Champaign, IL, US

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of Teaching Associate in Social Studies at University High School. There are two positions available, one teaching 8th grade “Introduction to Social Studies” and the second teaching 9th grade “World History”. University Laboratory High School is a 5 year-public school for 320 select students. The position of Teaching Associate is a 9-month, renewable, non-tenure track academic staff appointment at the University of Illinois. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience. Both positions would begin in August 2017 after the successful completion of a criminal background check. All applicants will be considered for both positions unless they request otherwise.

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.

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.

Senior Research Associate: Ministry of Health, Zambia | Global Health Corps

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Lusaka, Zambia

GHC is seeking fellows from a wide range of backgrounds, geographies, and expertise. Through a one-year paid fellowship program, fellows provide the expertise and leadership potential needed to fill capacity gaps in global health.

Middle School Humanities | St. Michael’s Episcopal School

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Richmond, VA

St. Michael’s Episcopal School seeks a qualified full-time middle school humanities teacher for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Middle School employs the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program, which emphasizes interdisciplinary learning to assist students in making practical connections between their studies and the real world. This is a ten month position beginning in August.

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.

Assistant Professor: Geography | City University of New York

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Brooklyn, NY

The Department of Social Science at New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Geography to begin Fall 2016. Applicants must be prepared to teach introductory courses in physical geography. Knowledge of Web-based cartographic visualization and GIS is a plus. Research field is open, but geographers who specialize in political and/or urban geography are particularly desirable.