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Assistant or Associate Professor of American Studies/American Literature

November 30, 2018
Starting Date: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019

San José State University Humanities

Specialization: American Studies/American Literature

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24794

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) or Associate Professor (Tenured)


Qualifications: Ph.D. in American Studies, English Literature (focus on American Literature), or related field by start of appointment, a strong teaching record at the undergraduate level, and evidence of the ability to publish and engage in professional activities in the area of specialization. Area of Specialization: American Studies/American Literature (any historical period). The department especially welcomes candidates who pursue transnational American Studies. Area of Competence: American Cultures. The department embraces a diversity of disciplinary approaches to enduring...

Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award

Call for Applicants: The Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty 2018.

The Committee on Gender and Sexuality Studies calls for submissions to the seventh annual Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty. Hosted by the American Studies Association, this award honors Anzaldúa’s outstanding career as an independent scholar and her labor as contingent faculty, along with her groundbreaking contributions to scholarship to feminist, women of color and queer theory. The award includes a lifetime membership in the ASA, a lifetime electronic subscription to American Quarterly, and $500. Applicants...

Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program

December 3, 2018

The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program is accepting applications through December 3, 2018. This opportunity is for tenure-track faculty who are committed not only to research and teaching but also to building a more inclusive scholarly community. Applicants may not be going up for tenure during the award year (2018–19). 

Supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Malkiel Scholars Award offers a $17,500 stipend—$10,000 to be used for summer research support and $7,500 for research assistance during the academic year. While Malkiel Scholars may be working in any...

Two-Year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowships

January 19, 2018
Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 25, 2018

The College of the Holy Cross invites applications for two postdoctoral teaching fellowships for a two-year term to begin in August 2018. The first position will be in Asian American and Asian Diasporic studies, and the second will be in the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Each fellow will teach three courses per year. These full-time fellowships offer a competitive salary and full benefits, conference travel support, and a $2000 faculty development account to support scholarship. Renewal for the second year will be contingent on a successful first-year review. A key priority of this fellowship is to encourage scholars from...

2017 SAH/Mellon Author Awards

June 1, 2017

These awards are designed to provide financial relief to scholars who are publishing their first monograph on the history of the built environment, and who are responsible for paying for rights and permissions for images or for commissioning maps, charts or line drawings in their publications. The publication of a monograph continues to be the most valued demonstration of scholarly competence for career advancement and recognition in the humanities. Unfortunately, many authors today must provide both a fully realized text and the financial resources for its image program. The cost for image rights and licensing, especially for digital publications, can...

Vernacular Architecture Forum Ambassador Awards, Travel support for student conference attendance

Saturday, January 5, 2019

The VAF Ambassadors Awards provide funding for student groups (undergraduate and graduate) from North American institutions, with a faculty sponsor, to attend VAF's annual conference. We hope through this program to enhance the VAF's recruitment of students, to diversify the membership and interest in the work of the VAF, to provide support to programs that teach vernacular architecture, and to increase the VAF's visibility on campuses. 

The next meeting,


Long and Short-Term Fellowship Awards

December 15, 2017

The Newberry is pleased to announce its Long-Term and Short-Term Fellowship awards for 2017-18. We will support 11 long-term and 46 short-term fellows, with funds coming from Newberry endowments, grants, gifts, and consortia, as well as partnerships with other institutions and scholarly organizations.

complete list of fellows is available on our website as well as a profile of each Long-Term Fellow.

The Newberry Fellowship program provides scholars the opportunity to extensively use our collections in a supportive environment. Often, fellows make exciting finds, develop new interpretations, and deepen their contextual...

Lecturers on History and Literature

January 9, 2018
Starting Date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018

The Committee on Degrees in History and Literature at Harvard University seeks Full-Time and Half-Time Lecturers beginning academic year 2018-2019. 

Our teaching fields are: American Studies, Ethnic Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies, the Medieval World, the Early Modern World, and the Modern World. We are especially interested in candidates whose research interests include race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, comparative or transnational approaches, and who can teach multiple geographic areas and historical periods. 

Minimum Requirements: strong interdisciplinary background; doctoral degree and teaching experience; ability to design and execute interdisciplinary tutorial programs for sophomores and juniors, as well as direct senior...

American Studies Association of Texas

The American Studies Association of Texas, founded in 1956, is the Texas regional affiliate of the national American Studies Association. It is dedicated to the study of and promotion of all areas of American studies.

The ASAT holds yearly conferences, publishes a journal (JASAT: Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), and supports all aspects of American studies in the State of Texas. However, its membership is not limited to people residing in or near Texas. It draws members from all over the United States.

For news and updates about ASAT, check out our blog....

Assistant/Associate Professor of Contemporary Native North American Studies

October 25, 2018

University of Virginia

Assistant/Associate Professor of Contemporary Native North American Studies

The University of Virginia American Studies Program, the Dept. of Anthropology, and the Dept. of Religious Studies invite applications for a joint tenure-track position in Native North American Studies at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The position will be a joint appointment in American Studies and in either Anthropology or Religious Studies, and responsibilities will include service and teaching half-time in both units. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in American Studies, Anthropology, Religious Studies, or other relevant fields by August 2019 and must...