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.

Social Scientist, Program Director | National Science Foundation

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Arlington, VA, US

The National Science Foundation is seeking candidates for a Program Director position in the Law and Social Sciences (LSS) Program within the Division of Social and Economic Sciences (SES), Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE).

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.

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.

Pingree Fellowship Program | PINGREE SCHOOL

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South Hamilton, MA

Pingree School is hiring two teaching fellows for the 2017-2018 academic year as part of the Pingree Fellowship Program. The Pingree Fellowship Program is designed to work with talented, developing professionals by introducing them to the crafts of teaching, coaching, and advising at independent schools. Fellowship positions are available in Arts, English, History, Languages (Spanish, French, Chinese), Math, Science, and Technology. The Fellowship runs for a one-year term with the option to extend to two years.

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.

Postdoctoral Associate: Industrial Performance Center | Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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Cambridge, MA

The study will establish a framework to evaluate the dimensions, mechanisms, and metrics by which research universities exert influence on social and economic development. The team will conduct a rigorous case study based upon both qualitative and quantitative methods, including a comprehensive literature review, semistructured interviews, appropriate counter factual specification, definition of local area, inclusion of spillover benefits, and statistical analysis of university data (alums, theses, publications data, patent records, etc.).