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Employment Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow: Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy, Carnegie Mellon

The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies.  The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; interact with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; and collaborate with the director on current center projects.

The appointment is for nine months beginning August 22, 2016.  The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000, and $5,000 for research, benefits and other expenses.

Application: Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal.  The proposal should include a project description, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term.

Send to:
Professor Joe William Trotter, Jr.
CAUSE, Dept. of History, Baker Hall 244
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2016.  (Notification of decision by April 20)  Women and minorities are urged to apply.  EEO/AA. 


Posted: December 9, 2015