Carnegie Mellon University, Department of History
Postdoctoral Fellowship, A. W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar, 2014-2015
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The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research for its Sawyer Seminar, "The Ghetto: Concept, Conditions, and Connections in Transnational Historical Perspective, from the 11th Century to the Present." Under the directors Wendy Goldman and Joe W. Trotter, this seminar will focus on four case studies of the ghetto: the confinement of European Jews (16th to 19th century), colonial policy in South Africa, Nazi ghettos, and segregation of African Americans. We invite scholars who have received their Ph.D. in or after 2010 and working in any of these four areas to apply for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. Fellows will pursue his/her own research within the context of regular participation in the seminar. The appointment is for nine months beginning August 20, 2014. The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000 plus 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, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term.
Send to Hikari Aday (firstname.lastname@example.org), Program Coordinator for Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE), Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890. Deadline for receipt of applications is March 20, 2014. (Notification of decision by April 21, 2014) Women and minorities are urged to apply. AA/EOE.
Wendy Goldman, Professor, Department of History
|Primary Category:||Urban History / Studies
Social History / Studies