Post Doctoral Teaching Fellows/Founding Documents
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
The Department of History at the University of South Carolina is pleased to invite applications for two new two-year (renewable for a third year) Post-Doctoral History Teaching Fellowships focused on teaching and interpreting the documents on which the United States was founded (including the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, Federalist Papers, Emancipation Proclamation, other freedom papers, and more).
Two Founding Documents Post-Docs are available, both beginning on July 1, 2021.
These twelve-month positions include a five-course teaching load (two in the Fall; two in the Spring, and one either in the Winter term or over Summer session).
In addition, the postdoctoral fellows will be associated with the Department’s renowned History Center, directed by Prof. Patricia Sullivan, and will be expected to assist with activities, projects, and works-in progress organized by that unit Our intent is to build a faculty learning community focused on various intellectual, social, cultural, economic, religious and political aspects of the Founding Documents and their importance for civic engagement and reinvigorated democracy in the twenty-first century.
Required Education & Experience:
1. Completion of a History PhD between January 2018 and May 2021 (ABDs are NOT eligible for consideration)
2. Demonstrable experience teaching or researching the history of democracy and/or the founding documents of the United States
3. Interest in shaping civics education for the 21st century
4. Experience in building intellectual community and events planning
Please forward two letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also upload a current copy of transcripts in the support documents section of the application website.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies