FUNDING: Princeton Ctr for African American Studies Postdoctoral
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PRINCETON UNIVERSITY - CENTER FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
2 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
The Center for African American Studies at Princeton University invites
applications from pre-tenure scholars and recent Ph.D. recipients in all
disciplines for two postdoctoral fellowships. These fellowships will be
awarded for the academic year 2009-2010 to emerging scholars who will devote
their ten-month 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.
Applicants should have received the doctorate within the past five years and
cannot be in the process of writing a dissertation. The Postdoctoral
Fellowship period extends from September 1, 2009 until July 1, 2010 and
provides a competitive salary. A selection committee of Center for African
American Studies faculty evaluated applicants on the basis of:
· The significance of their proposed research and its relevance to
the purposes of the center;
· The quality of their previous research and their ability to
benefit from the activities of the center;
· 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
November 7, 2008.
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Scholarly paper (written in the past three years)
3. Statement of no more than 1,500 words describing the proposed
4. Three letters of recommendation (at least one from someone who was
not a dissertation supervisor) sent directly to the Center for African
American Studies by November 7, 2008
5. Syllabi for three undergraduate courses
We strongly recommend that all interested candidates use the online
application process. You may apply online at http://jobs.princeton.edu. For
more information or questions, please contact: Dr. Noliwe Rooks, Associate
Director, 609.258.4718; nrooks at princeton.edu.
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Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with
applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.
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