Wiki page for Academic Jobs in American Studies advertised during the 2020-2021 hiring season.
Last year's page: American Studies 2019-2020
Instructions[edit | edit source]
Please add jobs in the following format and order them alphabetically by institution.
- Example University (State/Province, Country). Position Title. Specializations. Deadline. TT/NT. FT/PT. Link to Job ad(s). Updates:
TT/NT: Tenure-track or Non-tenure track.
FT/PT: Full-Time or Part-Time
For the sake of user-friendliness, please do not add more detailed content of the job ad on this page. (This is a departure from previous years, when these pages tended to become difficult to navigate. The new guidelines are modeled on more user-friendly Academic Wiki pages serving other disciplines.)
Add updates to the end of each entry as they come in: Additional materials requested, video interview scheduled, campus visit scheduled, offer extended, offer accepted, rejection received.
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Jobs with 2020 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]
Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)
Assistant Professor of American Studies (Latinx Studies), FT/TT
12/28 Notification of video interview: 3X
01/04–Video Interview: 2X
01/12 & 01/13: Finalists contacted for job talks
University of Nottingham (UK:Notts)
Teaching Associate in American & Canadian Studies. Generalist. Deadline: 7 August 2020. NTT. FT. Job ad on Jobs.ac.uk
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
Assistant Professor of American Studies (Race and Carcereal Studies) FT/TT
Any updates? (12/18)
Request for references and additional materials. If moved forward Zoom interviews will take place mid-January (12/18)
University of St. Gallen (Switzerland)
Open-Rank, Assistant (TT) or Associate Professor (Tenured) of American Studies
12/19: Rejection email; did not make longlist
Jobs with 2021 Application Deadlines[edit | edit source]
Centre College (USA: KY) Post-Doctoral Fellowship (specialization in one of the following areas: Indigenous traditions of Africa, the Americas, or Oceania; Caribbean or Afro-Caribbean traditions; or religions of East Asia, After the second year, there will be a possibility of renewal for one additional year and/or an invitation to apply for an anticipated tenure-track position in the program). Deadline: 10 February 2021. Job Ad on Interfolio
- San Jose State University (CA, USA). Ethnic Studies. Interdisciplinary and/or comparative approaches, preferably with specialization in one to two of the following: (a) Oceania/Pacific Studies, (b) Critical Mixed Race Studies, and (c) Social Movements. Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021. (TT/FT). https://jobs.sjsu.edu/en-us/job/498438/assistant-professor-ethnic-studies