Pennsylvania State University, Richards Civil War Era Center/Africana Research Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship, History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
In partnership with the Africana Research Center (ARC), the Richards Civil War Era Center invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African-American history for 2015-2016. All research interests spanning the origins of slavery through the Civil Rights movement will receive favorable consideration. Proposals that mesh with the Richard Center’s interests in slavery, abolition, and emancipation, as well as comparative or Atlantic history, are especially welcome. The successful applicant will have access to the Richards Center’s and the ARC’s intellectual and professional resources, including the assignment of a mentor, the opportunity to attend professional development workshops, the chance to audit a graduate seminar, and the funds to invite two senior scholars to read and comment on the fellow’s project. There is no requirement for teaching. Successful applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. within the previous two academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive.
To assure full consideration, complete application packets including cover letter describing your research and goals for the fellowship year, a curriculum vita (6 page maximum), and a writing sample of no more than 30 double-spaced pages, should be submitted online at https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#53052 no later than November 10, 2014. Three letters of reference should be addressed to the attention of the ESSS Selection Committee and emailed directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct questions about the process via e-mail to email@example.com.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies