Postdoctoral Fellowship In African American History

Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, in collaboration with the Center for Africana Research at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, invites applications for its residential Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History.
Funded, in part, by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Postdoctoral Fellowship provides one-year of research and professional development support for a recent PhD recipient in African American history or related fields. The fellowship is for 10-months starting August 1, 2016and is non-renewable. Scholars who have completed their dissertation within the last five years are eligible; PhD must be in hand before the start date of the fellowship. Stipend and Benefits: $72,000 salary over a 10-month period, including health insurance package. Additional $4,000 in salary support for teaching and $1,000 for research expenses. To Apply: Submit application materials of a cover letter, c.v., three letters of recommendation, 1-page research proposal, 1-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy, official transcripts from graduate school, and a scholarly writing sample (no more than 30 pages) to Roni Jolley at roni.jolley@lewismuseum.orgApplication materials must be submitted byApril 15, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST. Tenured and tenure-track faculty at the University of Maryland Baltimore County are not eligible to apply. Additional information about the Museum can be found at: http://www.lewismuseum.org/. Additional information about the University can be found at: http://www.umbc.edu/.

 

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