Postdoctoral Fellow - North American Western History; Indigenous History

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Postdoctoral Fellow - North American Western History; Indigenous History & Public History

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $42,613.64 per year

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Department of History and the Idaho Society of Fellows is now accepting applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in North American Western History to begin July 1, 2021. Fellows will pursue their own research and teach one course per semester.

The department is particularly interested in recruiting candidates (1) with expertise on Public History, (2) Indigenous History, and (3) whose work complements existing departmental research strengths.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in History or equivalent field is required by the start of the position.
Broadly trained North American Western Historian with expertise in Indigenous History and/or Public History.

Preferred Qualifications:
Expertise on Public History and/or Indigenous History;

Prior experience teaching and mentoring students from diverse cultural backgrounds, or experience and commitment to working with people holding similar or different world views while advocating for inclusion of all people.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002793P

Posting Date: 04/23/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
First review of applications will begin May 10, 2021.

Applicants must submit the following: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Other Document 1), (4) a 2-3 page pedagogy statement. Applicants must also provide names and complete contact information for three references.

Please direct inquiries or questions to or Dr. Ellen Kittell (

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.