Carnegie Mellon University, History Department
Postdoctoral Fellowship - African American Urban/Collaboration with Senator H. John Heinz History Center, A Smithsonian Institution Affiliate
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban/Collaboration with Senator H. John Heinz History Center, A Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE). The history department at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies. The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; collaborate with the director on current center projects (particularly the Heinz History Center’s exhibit, From Slavery to Freedom: Pittsburgh and the Underground Railroad); and interact with faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The appointment is for nine months beginning August 20, 2012. The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000, $5,000 for research and expenses, and benefits. Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal. The proposal should include a project description, a chapter outline, an explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term. Send to Prof. Joe W. Trotter, CAUSE, Dept. of History, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Baker Hall 240, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890. Deadline for receipt of applications is March 20, 2012. (Notification of decision by April 15.) Women and minorities are urged to apply. AA/EOE.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies