Visiting Research Scholar, Department of African American Studies

Employer
Princeton University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Post-Doc
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of African American Studies at Princeton University invites applications from faculty (particularly those who are pre-tenure with at least one year of teaching experience in your current position) in all disciplines for up to two visiting research scholar positions. In rare cases, independent scholars will also be considered. These positions will be awarded for the academic year 2022-2023 to emerging scholars who will devote their residency at Princeton to writing about race in the national or global contexts and, with the approval of the Dean of the Faculty, to teaching one semester-long undergraduate course. Teaching opportunities will be subject to sufficient course enrollments, and when teaching, the successful candidate will carry a secondary teaching rank.  Ph.D. in relevant discipline required.

Visiting research scholars will also participate with department faculty members and affiliated graduate students in a seminar devoted to the discussion of work in progress. In addition, they will be invited to participate in other programs, including seminars, colloquia, and public lectures and will enjoy access to Firestone Library and to a wide range of activities throughout the University. Applicants cannot be in the process of writing a dissertation at the time of appointment. The term for these positions is anticipated to extend from on or about September 1, 2022 until June 1, 2023; a competitive salary will be provided. 

A selection committee of Department of African American Studies faculty members evaluates applicants on the basis of:

·         the significance of their proposed research and its relevance to the purposes of the department;

·         the quality of their previous research and their ability to benefit from the activities of the department;

the contribution they are likely to make to higher education in the future through teaching and writing about race.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit all of the following information by December 19, 2021, 11:59 p.m. EST.

1.  curriculum vitae;

2.  scholarly paper written in the past three years;

3.  statement of no more than 1,500 words describing the proposed research project;

4.  uploaded contact information for three references (at least one from someone who was not a dissertation supervisor);

5.  syllabi for three undergraduate courses

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Candidates must apply online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/22962

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information or questions, please contact:

Jana Johnson, Administrative Coordinator

609.258.4270

aas21@Princeton.EDU

 

 

 

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