Public Humanities Fellow, Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
Title of Position: Public Humanities Fellow (Full-time; Temporary; Contingent)
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accepting résumés for the one-year position of Public Humanities Fellow. The Public Humanities Fellow is charged with building on national attention for the College’s recently dedicated Commemorative to Enslaved Peoples of Southern Maryland by leading a one-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant-funded project. By supporting existing humanities programming and participating in community engagement work with invested people and projects in the campus and local community, the Public Humanities Fellow will take responsibility for two central objectives: 1) creating a long-term plan for activities and public outreach related to this monument for use by the College; and 2) completing scholarly research in the humanities related to the Fellow’s expertise that bears directly on the experiences of the enslaved in the historical and contemporary American landscape.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in any field of the humanities specializing in histories of enslavement, antiracism and social justice, and/or monuments and memory and a commitment to public humanities in museums and heritage work, galleries, libraries, and archives, or other cultural and service organizations. Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered. Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered. The successful candidate should expect a November 2021 start date with compensation set at $60,000 with health care benefits.
Detailed position information is available at: https://www.smcm.edu/hr/smcm-job/public-humanities-fellow-temporary-1-year-contingent-position/
Apply at: apply.interfolio.com/94989
Questions may be directed to Dr. Erin Peters, Director of the Boyden Gallery and Collection at firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-895-2064.
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Art / Art History
Black History / Studies
Race / Ethnic Studies