Jobs and Fellowships

Submission instructions: Please submit a 1 page PDF of the job/fellowship (max. 500 words) that contains a link to the job application portal or email address.

Fee: $20

All submissions should be sent to the ASWAD Secretary, Laurie Lambert: [email protected]

Adjunct Faculty Opening – African American Studies (AFR) at New York City College of Technology – CUNY

August 10th, 2020

This long-standing course in AFR examines the sociological, political, psychological and economic challenges within Black American communities, with some attention given to New York City. The course materials include, but are not limited to, 1619, Jim Crow, busing, food deserts, police brutality, redlining, the prison industrial complex, gentrification, and now COVID-19. Read more...



Assistant Professor with Research Interests in the Area of African Diaspora – Howard University Department of History

August 10th, 2020

The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with research interests in the area of African Diaspora. Candidates with particular research interests in women are especially encouraged to apply. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated track record of excellence in Read more...



Assistant or Associate Professor of African American Women's and Gender History - Cornell University, Department of History

August 10th 2020

The Department of History at Cornell University seeks applicants for a position in pre-1900 African American women’s and gender history at either the tenure-track Assistant Professor or tenured Associate Professor level. We welcome all areas of specialization. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2021. Please upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and writing sample to Read more...


Assistant Professor of African History – Auburn University

July, 15th, 2020

The Department of History at Auburn University seeks applications for a tenure-track appointment in the history of Africa or the African diaspora at the rank of assistant professor, period and specialization open. The successful candidate will develop and teach courses in African history, their area of specialty, and contribute to Auburn’s core curriculum in world history. Read more...


Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor – University of Notre Dame Department of Africana Studies

June, 30th, 2020

The University of Notre Dame Department of Africana Studies invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor for 2020-2021; the position is renewable for a second year. This appointment involves teaching responsibilities, including the Introduction to Africana Studies and other courses as mutually agreed upon.  The Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor will work alongside Read more...