Post Doctoral Fellow

Illinois, United States
Competitive Salary
Aug 14, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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 with a start date of September 1, 2021.  PhD must be completed by September 1, 2021.  Recent Ph.D.s (degree granted during or after 2019) with a commitment to the field of African American and/or African Diaspora studies, with a focus on historical work, 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 by December 14, 2020:

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



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