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[Job] Critical Black Urbanism position at UCLA

Urban Planning at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Critical Black Urbanism. They seek a scholar who studies the Black experience and whose research and teaching has direct relevance for urban planning. Attractive candidates for this position might study racial segregation, Black migration, Black geographies, community organizing, community and/or economic development, the Black diaspora, policing and incarceration, urban and planning history, critical legal studies, or related topics. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Urban Planning, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Sociology, Political Science, or a related social science discipline at time of appointment, have a robust research agenda, and be prepared to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate, Master’s, and Ph.D. levels.

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[Job] Latina/o/x Urban Issues faculty position at UCLA

UCLA Urban Planning, in partnership with the Chicano Studies Research Center (CSRC), invites applications from scholars in urban studies and urban planning for a tenured/tenure-track appointment. They seek an innovative thinker who will be a leading scholar of urban issues in Latina/o/x communities and whose work will play an important role in shaping future policy debates. Welcome are applicants with varied research interests within this broad area, including but not limited to neighborhood change, community development, social mobility, race and ethnicity, immigration, and urban planning in communities of color. They’re open to varied methodologies, but are especially interested in scholars whose work applies quantitative methodologies to one or more these research areas. We are open to scholars with interest in any geographical area and especially welcome applicants with an interest in the study of Los Angeles or its region in their research.

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[Job] Feminist Theory Open Rank in English at UCLA

The Department of English at UCLA invites applications for a faculty position in feminist theory, rank open. They’re “interested in hiring a scholar working at the leading edge of feminist and gender literary theory across genres, historical moments and cultural contexts, media, and performance. Areas of particular interest include but are not limited to: intersectionality; global comparatist and postcolonial approaches; biopolitics; affect and sensation studies; psychoanalysis; new materialisms; queer and trans; and critical race theory. We are looking for candidates with an interest in teaching the diverse intellectual genealogies of feminism and whose record of professional service reflect a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.”

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[CFP] UCLA Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

The 29th annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference — this year’s theme is Feminists Confronting the Carceral State — will focus on the gendered regimes of captivity, state violence, and incarceration, emphasizing feminist, queer, trans, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. Submission deadline is October 28, 2018.… more