Call for Applications: 2015-2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's and Gender History

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women's and Gender History

Call for Applications for the 2015-2016 Journal of Women’s History and Binghamton University History Department Postdoctoral Fellowship in Women’s and Gender History

Application Deadline: 28 February 2015
 

The Journal of Women’s History and Binghamton University are excited to welcome applications for a new postdoctoral fellowship exploring the intersections of gender and global history. Beginning in the fall of 2015, this one-year in residence appointment carries a stipend of $45,000, plus benefits. The successful applicant much teach one course per semester and present one university-wide public lecture; all remaining time will be devoted to scholarly research and writing.

The search committee encourages candidates whose research explores the embodied histories of the global past, considering women as historical subjects as well as gender and sexuality as historical systems. We are especially interested in scholars who spatial framework transcends national borders to focus on the movement of gendered bodies in transnational arenas, whether through migration, trafficking, travel, imperial politics, slavery, or other processes of exchange. Please note that Binghamton is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The postdoctoral fellow will join a vibrant community of scholars working on women, gender, and sexuality at Binghamton University, which has a long tradition of supporting scholarship in this field. In 1974, Binghamton’s history faculty created one of the first PhD programs in women’s history in the United States. Binghamton also houses the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender and in 2010, became the editorial home of the award-winning Journal of Women’s History, the first journal devoted exclusively to the international field of women’s history. The JWH promotes comparative and transnational approaches to the history of gender, sexuality, and women’s experiences.


Application requirements

            Applicants must submit: (1) a CV; (2) a 2,000-word statement detailing the significance of the research project to be developed during the fellowship tenure; (3) three letters of recommendation; and (4) a list of possible course offerings.

            Materials must be submitted at http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/.  

            Please direct all questions to jwh@binghamton.edu.

            For more information about the Journal of Women’s History, please visit http://journalofwomenshistor.org.

            To learn more about Binghamton University’s History Department, please visit http://www.binghamton.edu/history