Siena College, History - McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution
Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship in Revolutionary Era Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Post-Doctoral Fellow, Temporary, Visiting Assistant Professor|
Siena College’s McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution will award a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship for the academic year 2019-2020. The fellowship supports an early-career scholar whose research and teaching advance the McCormick Center’s mission to foster greater appreciation, interest, and awareness of the events and ideals behind the struggle for American independence. The McCormick Center collaborates with Saratoga National Historical Park and Battlefield and other regional community partners to achieve its mission and support the undergraduate Certificate in Revolutionary Era Studies (CRES).
The McCormick Center Fellow will teach a 2/2 course load in the Department of History, contribute to the McCormick Center’s community programming, and complete a scholarly project. As a visiting faculty member in Siena College’s History Department, the fellow will receive office space, have full access to library resources, and opportunities to participate in the Capital Region community of academic and public history scholars.
Scholars without ongoing positions who have earned a Ph.D. within the last 3-years may apply for this fully funded, 10-month fellowship (September 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). We especially welcome applicants with expertise in the early modern French Atlantic World working in any subfield of history (economic, political, labor, religious, art, cultural intellectual, among others). A background screening will be required.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Review of applications will begin on March 8 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit
- A cover letter that includes information about the applicant’s current scholarly project and an indication of how the applicant will utilize the post doctoral fellowship time to advance their scholarly work.
- A current curriculum vitae
- Syllabus for three undergraduate courses:
- History 415 French Revolution & Napoleon (upper division)
- A general education survey (History 103: West in the World 1500-1900)
- An additional topics class in area of fellow’s expertise
- Contact information for two references.
Finalists will be interviewed on April 6 and 7 at the annual meeting of the Organization for American Historians (Philadelphia, PA).
Direct all inquiries about this opportunity to Dr. Jennifer Dorsey, PhD, Director Siena College’s McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply online at http://siena.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=107872
|Primary Category:||French History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies