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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Northwestern African American Studies Postdoc

NORTHWESTERN UNVERSITY is pleased to announce a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of African American Studies. Applications are due December 15th, 2015. See below for the full announcement and for the link to apply.

Postdoctoral Job Search 2015-2016
 The Department of African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University invites applications for a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship.  PhD must be completed by September 1, 2016.  Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2014) 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 two classes in the Department), and participation in the intellectual life of the Department and University.
 Applicants should submit electronically via this link https://facultysearch.weinberg.northwestern.edu/apply/index/MTU5 by December 15, 2015:
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: Post Doctoral Search Committee Chair
 All inquiries should be addressed to Suzette Denose at 847-491-5122 or s-denose@northwestern.edu.  AA/EOE.  Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.