Wake Forest University, Politics and International Affairs
Cooper Postdoctoral Fellow on Gender, Race and Politics
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The Anna Julia Cooper Center on Gender, Race and Politics in the South at Wake Forest University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship on gender, race, and politics.
Part of the mission of the Anna Julia Cooper Center is to create a hub for intellectual collaboration, collegial interaction and scholarly support focused around interdisciplinary research on the intersectional identities of race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation. We invite scholars engaged in research on intersectional questions of gender and race to apply.
Applicants are welcome from a broad range of social science disciplines with the expectation of ability to teach courses for the Department of Politics and International Affairs. Applicant’s teaching should parallel their research interests, and applicants must have the ability to teach in one or more areas engaged with any of the following: political theory, political history, political institutions, political behavior, or human and civil rights and law in the U.S. and/or international contexts. The postdoctoral fellow will have a close mentoring relationship with the AJC Center director, Melissa Harris-Perry.
The AJC Center Postdoctoral Fellow is expected to teach two courses each semester in the Department of Politics and International Affairs; to be involved with and present at AJC Center events; to present annually and participate monthly in the AJC Center faculty research seminars; and to host, along with the AJC Center director, at least four meetings each semester with the AJC Center undergraduate research fellows to discuss research; and to undertake additional responsibilities associated with the AJC Center.
Candidates must have completed all requirements for their Ph.D. by August 1, 2015. Applicants should submit the following materials in one PDF file through the online site identified below by January 1, 2015:
- A cover letter directed to Melissa Harris-Perry, director of the Anna Julia Cooper Center
- Curriculum vitae
- Graduate transcripts
- A statement of research program
- A statement of teaching philosophy
- Writing sample or publication
- Course outlines
- Teaching evaluation summaries
Applicants must make arrangements to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, letters and additional documents can be uploaded in OpenHire.
For complete details and to apply, go to https://wakejobs.silkroad.com. The submission of an online application for Wake Forest University is required for this position. Questions about the application process may be addressed to email@example.com or (336) 758-4700.
Questions about the application process may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 758-4700.
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|Primary Category:||Political Science
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality