FEATURED JOB: Postdoctoral Fellowship, African American Urban, Carnegie Mellon University

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Postdoctoral Fellowship, African American Urban

Carnegie Mellon University

Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban.  Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE).  The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies.  The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; interact with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; and collaborate with the director, Dr. Joe W. Trotter, Jr. on current center projects. The appointment is for nine months beginning August 15, 2019 through May 15, 2020.  The fellowship carries a stipend of $52,500, plus benefits, and $5,000 for research and other professional expenses.  A listing of employee benefits is available at: http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.html

Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal.  The proposal should include a project description, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term. 

Send to: 
Hikari Aday , CAUSE Program Coordinator, at hikarik@andrew.cmu.edu. or
Baker Hall 244
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2019.  (Notification of decision by April 20)

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Contact Info: 

Hikari Aday | Program Coordinator
Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE) | Department of History
Carnegie Mellon University
Tel: (412) 268-8928 |Fax: (412) 268-1019 | Email: hikarik@andrew.cmu.edu