Faculty Job Postings

Assistant Professor, Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology at Brandeis University seeks a sociocultural or linguistic anthropologist with expertise in digital technologies and culture for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin July 1, 2019.

First consideration will be given to applications received by October 1, 2018; preliminary interviews will be held by web conference with the aim of bringing final candidates to campus in late November/early December. Candidates should apply online.

Assistant Professor, Department of African and Afro-American Studies and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program

The Department of African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) and the Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program (WGSS) at Brandeis University seek applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with specializations in Black Feminisms and Queer Studies.  The successful candidate will begin the position in the Fall of 2019.  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018. Candidates should apply online.

Assistant Professor, Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies

Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Asian American and Pacific Islander Studies, beginning Fall 2019.  We are open to expertise in any field and welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives on the Asian American experience, especially with respect to history, politics, religion, culture (art, music, literature), immigration, identity, community formation, social movements, homeland/diaspora, the environment, as well as broader connections to class, race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality.  The successful candidate will be appointed as a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with an appointment in one of the following departments—Anthropology, English, History, Sociology, Politics, and Asian Languages and Literatures—depending on the background of the candidate. 

First consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 1, 2018. Candidates should apply online.

Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship in Trans or Non-binary Gender Studies

The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Brandeis University invites applications in the field of trans or non-binary gender studies for its two-year Allen-Berenson Postdoctoral Fellowship. The discipline is open; we are especially interested in scholars who bring an intersectional approach to their intellectual work. The successful candidate will teach one course each semester and participate in the scholarly life of the faculty. We expect that the Fellow will teach an undergraduate introductory course in sexuality and queer studies in addition to courses in their area of expertise.

To be considered, applications must be submitted by December 15, 2018. Candidates should apply online.

Marash and Ocuin Chair in Ottoman, Mizrahi, and Sephardic Jewish Studies

Brandeis University invites applications to fill the newly endowed Marash and Ocuin Chair in Ottoman, Mizrahi, and Sephardic Jewish Studies. This is a full-time faculty position to carry tenure in a department appropriate to the candidate’s discipline and area of research. The incumbent of the Chair [Associate or Full Professor] will be a scholar of the history and culture of Ottoman Jewry as well as of Sephardi and Mizrahi Jewry in modern contexts, including Israel, with expertise in a given subspecialty and teaching depth across a broad range of the field. 

First consideration will be given to applications received by September 30. Candidates should apply online.


Brandeis University is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer committed to academic excellence and building a broad intellectual community through diversity, equity and inclusion.  We value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education.