Applications call for Postdoctoral Sawyer Seminar Fellowship at the New School in the United States of America. The Postdoctoral Fellowship position is in conjunction with its 2021-23 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Sawyer Seminar, Currency and Empire: Monetary Policy, Race, and Power. The Fellowship carries a nine-month appointment from September 1, 2021 through May 31, 2022.
The fellow will report to Professors Gustav Peebles and Emma Park and will be affiliated with the Heilbroner Center for Capitalism Studies. The fellow will be required to be in residence on campus in New York City for the 2021-2022 academic year, contingent on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and university policies as well as those of New York State and New York City. The fellow is expected to be an active participant in all aspects of the Seminar.
Primary responsibilities will be to conduct original individual and collaborative research on a topic related to the seminar theme; to contribute to the conceptualization and management of the seminar as it unfolds; to attend and participate in the bi-monthly seminar meetings and other activities; to present their research at one of the sessions of the Seminar; and, with administrative support from the university, oversee a monthly working group for graduate students and interested faculty members.
Benefits: Comprehensive University benefits package including health and retirement plans and tuition remission. Visit https://www.newschool.edu/human-resources/full-time-benefits/ for more information.
The New School is a private research university in New York City. It was founded in 1919 as The New School for Social Research with an original mission dedicated to academic freedom and intellectual inquiry and a home for progressive thinkers. Since then, the school has grown to house five divisions within the university. These include the Parsons School of Design, the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and the College of Performing Arts which consists of the Mannes School of Music, the School of Drama, and the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music.
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