Pennsylvania State University, Richards Civil War Era Center/Africana Research Center
Postdoctoral Fellowship, History (PSU#59296)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Africana Research Center and the Richards Civil War Era Center invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African-American history, beginning August 2016. All research interests spanning the origins of slavery through the Civil Rights movement will receive favorable consideration. Proposals that mesh with the Richards Center’s interests in slavery, abolition, and emancipation, as well as comparative or Atlantic history, are especially welcome. During their residency, the fellow will have no teaching or administrative responsibilities. He or she will be matched with a mentor, attend professional development sessions and other relevant events, and will be expected to take an active part in Penn State’s community of Africana researchers. The fellow also will invite two senior scholars to campus to read and comment on the fellow’s project. Successful applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. within the previous four academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive. To be considered for this position, submit complete application packets including a 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 at https://psu.jobs/job/59296 Review of materials will begin November 15, 2015 and continue until the position has been filled. Three letters of reference should be addressed to the attention of the ESSS Selection Committee and submitted as email attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct questions about the process via e-mail to email@example.com.
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|Contact:||Barby Singer Richards Civil War Era Center Penn State University 108 Weaver Building University Park, PA 16802 RichardsCenter@psu.edu|
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies