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Postdoctoral Associate: African American History, 2019, USA

Publish Date: Feb 12, 2019

Deadline: Apr 30, 2019

Postdoctoral Associate: African American History, 1940-Present

Posting Summary

The Rutgers Center for Historical Analysis announces a post-doctoral position for scholars pursuing research in African American History, 1940-present. The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the PhD. The position, with a salary of $65,000, is for one year. It includes health benefits and a $5,000 research allowance. The primary duties of this post-doc will be to administer and supervise research, writing, digitizing and editing of the “Scarlet and Black Project” on the history of Native and African Americans in Rutgers History.

Applications should be addressed to Professor Deborah Gray White, Post-Doc Search Chair, and submitted electronically. Applications should include the following: letter of interest, C.V., research proposal, writing sample, and at least three letters of reference. 

Minimum Education and Experience

The successful applicant must have the doctorate in hand at the time of application and be no more than six years beyond the PhD.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value the diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Writing Sample 1
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Other Document
  • Research Statement

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