Haitian Studies Association

Opportunities

The Opportunities section is provided as a public service. If you or your institution have an opportunity that may be of interest to our members and visitors, please contact us with the details. If approved, we will add it to our site and share your opportunity on our social media platforms.
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Grinnell College: Assistant Professor of French (Mar. 22, 2022)

The Department of French and Arabic invites applications for a one-year appointment in the literatures and cultures of French Caribbean and the African diaspora beginning Fall 2022. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) or Associate Professor possible. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels of a rigorous, undergraduate curriculum, including Introductory, Intermediate French language, and advanced literary survey courses, and be passionate about teaching in a liberal arts setting. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. Additional information about our curriculum and faculty can be found at https://www.grinnell.edu/academics/majors-concentrations/french-arabic.

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2022 Haiti Advocacy Research and Policy Fellowship (Feb. 14, 2022)

We are seeking a quarter-time, year-long policy and research fellow to support the ongoing development of the advocacy infrastructure of the Haitian Women’s Collective. As a member of the Haiti Advocacy Working Group (HAWG), the Haitian Women’s Collective will sponsor a policy fellow as part of their membership participation.

This fellowship provides opportunities to learn and practice the skills of policy research and analysis, advocacy, and engagement with a particular focus on U.S. policy toward Haiti.

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Director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute (Jan. 14, 2022)

Brooklyn College seeks to hire a Director of the CUNY Haitian Studies Institute, located at Brooklyn College. The Haitian Studies Institute is a world-class research unit of CUNY and is dedicated to a three-fold mission to:
1. Contribute to the construction and dissemination of knowledge and the advancement of Haitian studies through interdisciplinary research
2. Facilitate collaboration among scholars, intellectuals, teachers and professors, students, and public agencies conducting research about and/or serving Haitian and other diasporic populations
3. Engage in policy analysis and research in order to better understand and shape policy and programs that impact the Haitian and Haitian-American communities.

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York College/CUNY: Assistant Professor (Jan. 14, 2022)

The Department of World Languages, Literatures and Humanities at York College/CUNY invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position in French and Haitian Kreyòl. The dynamic candidate should have a strong background in teaching methodologies and/or applied linguistics and phonetics, and teach French and Kreyòl at all undergraduate levels, with special emphasis on Haitian and Francophone literatures, cultures, and civilizations.

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November 11, 2021
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2021 Nominations for the H.S.A. Board (Student Representative)

There shall be a designated student member. The student representative will serve from January 2022 to December 2023 and will complete the three-year term of the previous student member who was only able to serve one year.  The nominee must have attended two out of the last five Haitian Studies Association Conferences and be a member in good standing and must demonstrate a potential for making contributions to the field of Haitian Studies. In the event that the student member is no longer a student, they will continue to serve as a board member until the next scheduled election. The student representative will receive an established and set stipend to attend the HSA annual meeting.

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Vassar College – Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies (Oct. 15, 2021)

Tenure Track The Department of French and Francophone Studies at Vassar College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2022. Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city […]

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August 6, 2021
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2021 Nominations for the H.S.A. Board

The members of the Board of Directors of the Haitian Studies Association are elected by the general membership at the annual conference and by electronic balloting prior to the conference and serve a three-year term. Board members can be re-elected for additional terms. The Board is composed of elected (including a student representative), and advisory members who, in turn, elect the officers of the board. The elected officers of the Board of Directors are the President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. The Advisory Board is comprised of the current Executive Director, the immediate Past President, and the Editor of the Journal of Haitian Studies (JOHS). Collectively, these members are the governing body of the Haitian Studies Association. 

The Vice President, elected by the membership, shall serve in that capacity for a term of one-year following the Annual Conference. Upon completion of his/her term, she/he shall become the President. The membership of the Association shall elect a new Vice President every year, by email ballot (or if necessary at the first two days of the Annual Conference), according to the procedures prescribed in the By-Laws. The Vice-President assists the President in the functioning and management of the organization and serves as Program Chair for the annual conference.

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University of Chicago – Assistant Instructional Professor in French and Haitian Kreyol (Mar. 25, 2021)

The Department of Romance Languages & Literatures and the Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago are accepting applications for a full-time, one-year renewable, benefits-eligible, position, at the Assistant Instructional Professor level, in French and Haitian Kreyol. The Assistant Instructional Professor will be assigned to the French Language Program in the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures.

Responsibilities will include teaching seven language courses per year, of which at least two will be in Kreyol, across three quarters. Other duties may include offering independent studies in French and/or Kreyol as directed, community outreach, advising registered student organizations in French and/or Kreyol, the promotion of the French and/or Kreyol language programs, acting as a study abroad office liaison and/or undergraduate adviser, and work with Course Share or similar platforms.

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Columbus State – Paid Research Opportunity (Jan. 21, 2021)

Ronald Cetoute is in the dissertation phase and will be conducting a case study research on entrepreneurs who participated in a program he launched called the BEL Initiative program. The program is an entrepreneurship education program that hosts Haiti-based entrepreneurs in the U.S. each year to give them exposure to U.S. business culture, introduce them to different business concepts, and connect them with resources so they can expand their enterprises back home.

However, since he is the principal investigator in this research, this will present some conflict. He plans to collect the data through semi-structured zoom interviews. He needs assistance finding someone who could assist with conducting the interview portion of the research to avoid biased data collection. He only plans to conduct 7 to 10 interviews.

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University of Toronto, St. George Campus – Assistant Professor (Dec. 15 2020)

Job Title: Assistant Professor – Comparative Caribbean Literatures and Cultures University of Toronto, St. George Campus Centre for Comparative Literature (51%) and the Caribbean Studies Program (49%) Date Posted: 10/30/2020 Closing Date: 12/15/2020, 11:59PM EDT Req ID: 1330 Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing) Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science Department: Centre for Comparative […]

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University of Toronto, St. George Campus – Associate Professor (Dec. 15 2020)

Job Title: Associate Professor Comparative Caribbean Literatures and Cultures Centre for Comparative Literature (51%) and Caribbean Studies/New College (49%) Date Posted: 10/30/2020 Closing Date: 12/15/2020, 11:59PM EDT Req ID: 1331 Job Category: Faculty – Tenure Stream (continuing) Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science Department: Centre for Comparative Literature (51%) and Caribbean Studies/New College (49%) Campus: […]

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The Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies, Irvine, CA (Nov. 15 2020)

The Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine Assistant Professor of Gender & Sexuality Studies in Black Feminist Theory and Cultural Studies Deadline November 22 The Department of Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Gender […]

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The Department of Africana Studies at Williams College, Massachusetts (Nov. 15 2020)

The Department of Africana Studies at Williams College Massachusetts Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, Department of Africana Studies Deadline November 15 The Department of Africana Studies at Williams College seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor who is a social scientist specializing in Afro-Caribbean thought and African diasporic peoples and cultures of the Caribbean. The […]

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Eastern Illinois University – Department of History (Nov. 5 2020)

Eastern Illinois University Department of History Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of African American/African Diaspora History Position Announcement  The History Department at Eastern Illinois University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in African American or African Diaspora History at the rank of Assistant Professor. Subfields open, though ability to teach courses in U.S. history preferred. The successful […]

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