Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American Studies 2017/18, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Publish Date: Dec 20, 2016

Deadline: Mar 31, 2017

Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban 

The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies.  The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; interact with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; and collaborate with the director on current center projects.

The appointment is for nine months beginning August 14, 2017.  The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000, and $5,000 for research, benefits and other expenses. 


Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal.  The proposal should include a project description, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term. 

ALL applicationmaterials should be sent via mail.

Send to:
Professor Joe William Trotter, Jr. 
CAUSE, Dept. of History, Baker Hall 244
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890 


Deadline for receipt of documents is March 31, 2017.  (Notification of decision by April 21)  
Carnegie Mellon considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. 

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