Job Announcement

Job: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Security (Geography), Colgate University

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Colgate University’s Department of Geography seeks to appoint a one-year postdoctoral scholar in the field of Environmental Security to begin Fall semester 2012. We encourage applications from candidates whose own expertise lies at the intersection of Ecology and Security Studies, and whose research focuses on the effects of environmental insecurity on vulnerable populations. Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D in Geography, but applications from candidates in relevant Social Science fields who are capable of linking environmental dimensions of geopolitics to threatened populations will also be considered. The Postdoctoral Scholar will teach three courses per year, share their research work with the community, and actively participate in and contribute to the life of the Geography Department. Applicants should have received their Ph.D. no earlier than 2010; persons holding tenure-track appointments are not eligible to apply. Ph.D. candidates must have degree in hand by the time of appointment. This position carries a competitive salary with full benefits and some research and/or travel support; there is a possibility of renewal for a second year.

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Fellowship: Centre d’Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis Short-term Program Fellow, Spring 2012

Monday, January 16th, 2012

CEMAT is searching for a short-term program fellow for Spring 2012 (four to six months) to assist the Director with new local and international partnerships. The fellow will be expected to perform a variety of program-related and administrative tasks and show flexibility with CEMAT’s high-paced position within a rapidly changing political environment. Main responsibilities will include working on new partnerships with development and educational programs as well as identifying new and suitable partners for CEMAT. The fellow will be expected to work 30 hours a week, which will allow her/him to conduct own research or pursue language study, if desired. The fellow will have the option to reside in subsidized housing in Sidi Bou Said, receive a modest monthly stipend, and an economy-class round-trip ticket to and from Tunis.

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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of Peace & Conflict Studies

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

The Peace and Conflict Studies Program (P-CON) at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Peace and Conflict Studies at the rank of assistant professor, to begin Fall 2012. We seek a person with field-based research focusing on the intersection of international human rights, human security, and contemporary conflicts. Now in its fifth decade, P-CON focuses on reflexive and critical analyses of modern and contemporary conflict. We seek applications from candidates in anthropology, geography or a relevant interdisciplinary field; we will consider applications from scholars in history, sociology, area studies, comparative politics and international political economy with appropriate field-based research. Completion of PhD is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire.

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Job Announcement: Political Anthropology and Middle East/North Africa, Bowdoin College

Sunday, September 4th, 2011

Bowdoin College’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Anthropology at the level of assistant professor, beginning Fall 2012. We seek candidates with scholarly expertise and an ongoing research program in political anthropology, and a strong commitment to teaching anthropology in an undergraduate institution. We are particularly interested in candidates with a research background in either the Pacific/Oceania or the Middle East/North Africa, and teaching and research interests of the ideal applicant will complement those of current faculty.

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Job Announcement: Assistant/Associate Professor of African History, Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

The Johns Hopkins University Department of History seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor of African History, region open, beginning July 1, 2012. Period flexible, but late nineteenth into the twentieth century is preferred. We favor candidates whose research makes broad intellectual connections and/or spans regions. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Please submit a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, research statement and writing sample by October 21 to: African History Search, Department of History, 301 Gilman Hall, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 21218. Johns Hopkins is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. Women and minorities are especially invited to apply.

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Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of African History (West Africa preference), University of Wisconsin-Madison

Monday, July 18th, 2011

The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position beginning August 2012 at the rank of Assistant Professor in sub-Saharan African history. Research interests may be in any sub-field, with preference given to West Africa. All research specializations are welcome to apply.

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Job announcement: French and French colonial history, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenure-stream assistant professor beginning fall 2012, pending budgetary approval. Ph.D. should be completed by September 1, 2012. We seek a French and French colonial historian specializing in any period between the 17th and early 19th centuries. Individuals with interests in political, social, economic, cultural history and the history of ideas are encouraged to apply.

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