The University of Chicago, History
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rank of Instructor in Black History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for a non-renewable, two-year Postdoctoral Researcher at the rank of Instructor in Black History. This NEH funded position is part of the Oak Woods Project, a collaborative, interdisciplinary initiative centered on a historic cemetery located in Woodlawn, Chicago. The successful candidate will teach two courses a year as part of the Chicago Studies program at the University, will help develop a partnership with CPS as part of the project, and can participate in future grant applications to extend and expand the project.
Candidates must have a PhD in History, American Studies, or a related field, with a focus on American History, Black Studies, Urban Studies, or Public History. Experience with or interest in public history and public education collaborations are preferred.
Applicants are required to apply online at the University of Chicago’s Interfolio site at http://apply.interfolio.com/118415 and include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement addressing current and future plans for research, 4) a teaching statement addressing teaching experience and philosophy 5) an article or chapter-length writing sample, and 6) three letters of recommendation. Consideration of applications will begin on January 5, 2023, and applications will be reviewed until the position is filled or the search is ended.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Black History / Studies
Urban History / Studies