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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Two year Postdoc in African American Studies at Northwestern University

The Department of African American Studies in the Winberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship. Ph.D. must be completed by September 1, 2012. Application deadline: December 20, 2011.

Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2010) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies are encouraged to apply.
This two year fellowship is residential and provides a competitive stipend and benefits, a visiting appointment in the Department of African American Studies (including teaching of one or two classes in the Department), and participation in the intellectual life of the Department and University.
Applicants should submit one copy (postmarked no later than December 30, 2011) of:
1) a current curriculum vitae,
2) a letter of application detailing the research project to be undertaken during the fellowship years,
3) a sample of scholarly writing,
4) evidence relating to the quality of teaching (syllabi and teaching evaluations),
5) three letters of recommendation (including one letter from the dissertation advisor) to:
Department of African American Studies
Northwestern University
1860 Campus Drive, Crowe 5-128
Evanston, IL 60208-2210
Attn: Postdoctoral Fellowship Search
All inquiries should be addressed to Suzette Denose at 847-491-5122 or
s-denose@northwestern.edu. AA/EOE.