Mellon Post-Doctoral at Wesleyan University in the United States of America. Wesleyan University invites applications for an Andrew W. Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship in African American Studies beginning July 1, 2021. It seeks candidates with substantive research and teaching interests in Black Ecologies, geographies, disability studies, queer studies, and/or environmental studies.
The successful candidate will offer courses originating in the African American Studies Department. The fellowship includes limited teaching duties and opportunities for scholarly research and professional development. Renewable for a second year subject to performance.
Ph.D. is required in a social science field including African American Studies, Africana Studies, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, or Political Science, and other social science and interdisciplinary fields.
A complete application includes
In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups.
A complete application includes (1) a cover letter of application, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample (4) statement of current research, documentation of teaching experience, including (5) teaching statement, (6) course syllabi and (7) student evaluations. In the cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the college’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. After you have submitted all of the required documents, you will see a confirmation number. At that point, each of your referees whose email address you have provided will receive an automatically-generated email requesting that he or she submit a letter of reference for you.
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