Case Western Reserve University, History
Post-doctoral Fellowship in African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The History Department of Case Western Reserve University is offering a postdoctoral
fellowship in African American History, with subfield and period open, beginning August 1, 2019.
Fellows must have their Ph.D. at the time of appointment. The two-year appointment in the History
Department carries a competitive stipend plus medical benefits and a generous relocation/research
expense fund for the first year, and a research fund for the second year. The fellow is expected to
teach one (1) history course per academic year (coordinated with programs in African and African-
American Studies and in Ethnic Studies), and to give one public presentation at the beginning and
one at the end of the fellow’s tenure.
Completed applications must include a cover letter, CV, three confidential letters of
recommendation, an article or chapter-length sample of scholarly writing, and a project proposal
(not to exceed five double-spaced pages) outlining the applicant’s research and writing agenda for
the fellowship period. If the applicant has not completed the Ph.D., the committee requests a
statement from the advisor or other suitable figure indicating that the dissertation will be filed by
August 1, 2019. Submit all materials and request letters of recommendation online:
https://apply.interfolio.com/59723. Deadline for receipt of all materials is Friday, March 29, 2019.
Notification anticipated by early to mid-May.
In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal
Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and
individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Case Western Reserve University
provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require a
reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the
Office of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at (216) 368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Ethnic History / Studies