Yale University Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Racialization of Islam 2017, USA

Publish Date: Apr 11, 2017

RITM to Host a Postdoctoral Fellowship on the Racialization of Islam

The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Associate position under its initiative to study the Racialization of Islam beginning on July 1, 2017.  The candidate will be expected to be in full-time residence and to teach one course in academic year 2017-2018 related to the interdisciplinary field of Muslim American studies which overlaps and extends several ethnic studies subfields (such as Arab American studies, African American studies, and Asian American studies) as well as disciplines such as anthropology, sociology, history, religious studies, and political science.

Under the direction of Professor Stephen Pitti, the Center aims to gather students and scholars interested in Ethnic Studies fields; intersectional race, gender, and sexuality research; and Native and diasporic communities both in the United States and other countries.

The successful fellow will receive a stipend of $50,000 plus individual health insurance coverage, full access to the Yale University libraries, and shared office space.


Required Documents:
Applicants should apply through Interfolio at this and must include the following:

1.      Cover letter, indicating qualifications and plans for research and writing
2.      Current curriculum vitae
3.      Two letters of recommendation
4.      A writing sample up to fifty pages in length
5.      A syllabus of a proposed course related to the racialization of Islam

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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