Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Study of the St. Louis Region

Missouri, United States
$55,000.00 - $55,000.00
Nov 10, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship focused on the study of the St. Louis region for the academic year 2021-2022 with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year, contingent upon satisfactory performance.  AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social sciences. 

We are particularly interested in applicants whose research, teaching, and practice (1) center the study of the metro St. Louis region and its history, culture, and people. 2) Are related to the social, racial, residential, and economic problems in the metro region. 3) Are informed by urban and community studies.

Candidates must have received the Ph.D. or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2021.  The Fellow will receive a salary of $55,000 per year, plus benefits, a $3,000 annual research/travel stipend, and the possibility for a workshop to support the peer review of a polished book manuscript.

Interested Applicants will need to submit a Cover Letter and CV as part of the online application process. 

Applications are due by December 14, 2020.  For more information and How to Apply, please see


Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.