During the 2023-2024 academic year, the Inclusive History Project (IHP) will partner with the National Center for Institutional Diversity’s Anti-Racism Collaborative (ARC-NCID) at the University of Michigan (U-M) to offer the IHP/ARC-NCID Postdoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship is a unique opportunity for an early career scholar whose research centers on histories of racism, racial equity, and/or racial justice in higher education, with an emphasis on institutional histories.
The successful applicant will contribute to the IHP’s effort to study, document, and better understand the University of Michigan’s history with respect to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with an initial focus on the history of race and racism. In residence at NCID and under the guidance and mentorship of the IHP framing and design committee co-chairs and project manager, the fellow will research and report on a defined aspect of the university’s history relating to race and racism. The fellow will have the opportunity to shape the scope and focus of their IHP research based on their own scholarly interests. Additional duties may include presenting this research to relevant communities, preparing materials for teaching, attending IHP team meetings, and collaborating with archivists, faculty, and IHP team members.
In addition to conducting research for IHP, the fellow will be able to focus 50% of their time on their own research and writing while in residence at NCID. The fellow will also have the opportunity to engage with the Anti-Racism Collaborative (ARC), a strategic space created to facilitate U-M community engagement around research and scholarship focused on racial inequality, racial justice, and anti-racist praxis.
The initial appointment will be for one year, with the potential for renewal for a second year based on satisfactory performance and funding availability.
For full fellowship information and to apply, please visit https://lsa.umich.edu/ncid/antiracism-collaborative/professional-development/ihp-ncid-arc-postdoctoral-fellowship.html
Extended Deadlines: Please submit application materials online by 11:59 p.m. ET on January 27, 2023. Letter writers must submit letters of reference by 11:59 p.m. ET on February 1, 2023.