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Posted to LSA website: February 15, 2020
Position title: Paid Internship Opportunity in Women’s History  
Smithsonian Institute
Job Description (no more than 300 words) Our request is time sensitive, as applications are open now and due March 15 or on the day 350 applications have been receivedWho?  Undergraduate students (rising sophomores through seniors) and recent graduates (within past 15 months) with a commitment to women’s history. Second year graduate students are not eligible to apply. What?  Eight-week long cohort internship experience, with paid group housing, reimbursable travel to and from Washington D.C., and a weekly stipend. The total value of this internship, including the weekly stipend and the paid group housing, is $6300 (not including travel reimbursement). Where?  Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. When?  June 14 – August 8, 2020 Why?  Opportunity to uncover and share the stories of diverse women’s experiences throughout American History; and to explore various career paths, networks, leadership and mentorship experiences, and build practical professional skills. Application deadline:  March 15, 2020 at 11:59 PM EDT or on the day 350 applications are received at 11:59 PM EST/EDT.  
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Posted to LSA website: February 15, 2020
Position title: Mellon Diversity Fellow Assistant Editor
Department or unit: University Press
College or University: The Ohio State University
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
Job Description (no more than 300 words)   The Ohio State University Press, in conjunction with the Mellon University Press Diversity Fellowship Program, is seeking an Assistant Editor to fulfill a 14-month (June 1, 2020-July 31, 2021). Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree and be interested in a long-term career in publishing. Fellows will be work closely with senior acquisitions editors, authors, and projects and will acquire deep and specialized knowledge of how editors identify emerging areas of scholarship, work with authors to develop manuscripts, manage the process of peer review and revision, present projects for approval, and represent them through each stage of publication. Fellows will also work with other press departments including marketing, design, manuscript editorial, and production on behalf of specific book projects. Fellows will attend the Association of University Presses annual conferences as well as several other academic conferences. Responsibilities of the position will include screening manuscript proposals; researching competing books, potential course adoptions, areas of growth in emerging fields, and potential expert peer reviewers; contacting peer reviewers and tracking reviews; writing book descriptions; assisting with contract requests, production cost estimates, and financial projections for projects; guiding authors on manuscript formatting, art preparation, and permissions; preparing materials for internal editorial approval and launch meetings; representing their press and interacting with book buyers and authors at academic conferences; and attending in-house acquisitions, editorial review, press committee, transmittal, and launch meetings.   For questions or more information, please contact Editor in Chief Kristen Elias Rowley at    
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Posted to LSA website: February 15, 2020
Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowship for Early Career Scholars
Center for Mexican American Studies
The University of Texas at Austin
6pm CST March 13, 2020
The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) is pleased to announce the Carlos E. Castañeda Postdoctoral Fellowships in Mexican American and Latinx Studies. During 2020-2021, Latino Studies will celebrate fifty years of Latino representation at the University of Texas at Austin. Eligibility Scholars in the early stages of their academic careers may apply for this fellowship. Applicants must have completed their doctoral degree within the three years prior to the beginning of the fellowship year (i.e., conferral of Ph.D. between January 2017 and December 2019). Current UT Austin faculty members and recent UT Austin doctoral recipients are not eligible.  Expectations  Reside in Austin area during academic year of appointment. Actively participate in the 50th Anniversary activities of Latino Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Engage with and/or make use of the archival materials at the LLILAS Benson Latin American Collection. Acknowledge the support of Latino Studies and other University of Texas at Austin resources in any projects or publications that emerge from the fellowship year. Each fellowship will provide a minimum stipend of $48,000, shared office space, a moving allowance, research and travel funds, and health insurance benefits. The University of Texas at Austin is unable to pay salaries through home institution(s). A complete application will consist of the following materials: Cover Letter and Curriculum Vitae Research Proposal (not to exceed 10 double-spaced pages) Writing Sample (not to exceed 25 double-spaced pages) Academic Transcript (from the doctoral-granting institution with proof of degree conferral) Two letters of reference that speak to the merits of the proposed project The application deadline is 6pm CST, Friday, March 13, 2020. All application materials must be submitted electronically as PDF documents via Interfolio ( Questions may be directed to Dr. John Morán González, Director of CMAS, at 512-471-5351 orñeda-postdoctoral-fellowship.php
Posted to LSA Website on February 7, 2020
Position title: Adjunct Instructor
Department or unit: TESOL/Bilingual Education
College or University: Mercy College, NY
Job Description (no more than 300 words) Date posted: January 27, 2020 Applications due by: 2/15/2020   The School of Education, TESOL department, at Mercy College is building a pool of adjunct instructors. Adjuncts must be willing to do clinical visits and observe teachers during the school day. Located in Dobbs Ferry, NY (with other campuses in the NY metropolitan area), Mercy’s Department of Literacy and Multilingual Studies, seeks adjunct clinical supervisors for its TESOL program. Responsibilities include: Conduct clinical visits to observe teachers of ENL students in public and charter school settings. Schedule visits from Monday-Friday during the school day. Educational Requirements for the Position: Masters Degree or higher in TESOL, Bilingual Education or other related educational field. Direct experience in teaching students who speak English as a new language. Geographical requirements: Clinical visits happen primarily in the New York City metropolitan area. We seek visitors able to visit schools in Westchester, Putnam, Bronx counties, as well as other parts of New York City and Long Island. To apply: Initial brief cover letter and cv or resume to Dr. JungKang Miller, Chair, Literacy and Multilingual Studies, via email: jkmiller No phone calls please. Applicants who advance will be required to submit official transcripts and other documents to Mercy College.  
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Date posted: January 17, 2020

Deadline: January 25, 2020
Assistant Professor with a specialization in Reproductive Justice  
School of Social Transformation  
Arizona State University  
The School of Social Transformation, an interdisciplinary unit at Arizona State University (, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor with a specialization in Reproductive Justice. The anticipated start date is Fall 2020. We seek an innovative scholar in the humanities or social sciences with a comparative or transnational focus and a rigorously interdisciplinary and intersectional approach. Specific areas of expertise may include but are not limited to reproductive justice, reproductive health, bodily autonomy, rights/movements for reproductive freedom or critical approaches to reproductive technologies.   The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda; contribute service at the school, university and professional levels; develop courses in the area of reproductive justice and provide high quality instruction and mentoring at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester (graduate, undergraduate, online, etc.) and may be in any of the certificate/degree programs housed in SST: Women & Gender Studies, African/African American Studies, American Studies, Asian Pacific American Studies, Justice & Social Inquiry, or Social & Cultural Pedagogy.