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.

Bibliographic Assistant: Judaica Collection Emphasis | Yale University

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New Haven, CT, US

Reporting to the Collection Procurement Librarian, provides a broad range of technical services to support acquisitions, cataloging, and bibliographic access to international and general collections. The work involves processing general and special collections materials and handling materials in non-Latin scripts requiring Romanization.

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.

Neue Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft | Universität Osnabrück

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Osnabrück, Germany

Im Fachbereich Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft der Universität Osnabrück ist zum nächstmöglichen Termin folgende Professur neu zu besetzen: Neue Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft (BesGr. W2) – Kennziffer NDLW_2017 -. Erwartet wird die Vertretung des Fachgebiets in seiner ganzen Breite vom 19. bis zum 21. Jahrhundert in Lehre und Forschung. Einer der drei folgenden Arbeitsschwerpunkte sollte ausgewiesen sein: Gegenwartsliteratur, Medienwissenschaft oder Sozial- bzw. Bildungsgeschichte (beide auch interdisziplinär). Erwünscht ist eine Nähe zur Lehrerausbildung. Zu den Aufgaben der Stelleninhaberin/des Stelleninhabers gehört die Mitwirkung an allen lehramtsbezogenen, fachwissenschaftlichen und fächerübergreifenden Bachelor- und Masterstudiengängen.

Deutsche Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit im europäischen Kontext | Universität Osnabrück

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Osnabrück, Germany

Im Fachbereich Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft der Universität Osnabrück ist zum nächstmöglichen Termin folgende Professur neu zu besetzen: Deutsche Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit im europäischen Kontext (BesGr. W3) – Kennziffer DLFN_2017 -. Erwartet wird die Vertretung des europäisch dimensionierten Fachgebiets in seiner ganzen Breite – von der Frührenaissance bis zur Spätaufklärung – in Lehre und Forschung. Als weitere Arbeitsschwerpunkte auf dem Gebiet der Literatur der Frühen Neuzeit sind erwünscht: Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Editionskunde, Archiv-, Buch- und Bibliothekswesen. Die Mitarbeit am universitären Forschungsschwerpunkt Kulturgeschichte der Frühen Neuzeit (IKFN) auch in leitender Funktion wird vorausgesetzt. Erwünscht sind außerdem Erfahrungen in der Einwerbung von Drittmitteln. Zu den Aufgaben der Stelleninhaberin/des Stelleninhabers gehört die Mitwirkung an allen Bachelor- und Masterstudiengängen Deutsch (Lehramt) und Germanistik.

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.

Assistant / Associate Professor: World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures / Scandinavian (Swedish) | Augustana College of Illinois

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Rock Island, IL

Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Scandinavian (Swedish), at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in the fall of 2017.

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.