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 on current center projects. The appointment is for nine months beginning September 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021. 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
Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2020. (Notification of decision by April 20)
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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.
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About Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy/Carnegie Mellon University
Founded in 1995, CAUSE is an interdisciplinary research and education center in the Department of History, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University. Focusing on African American urban life and history since the transatlantic slave trade, the Center encourages scholarship that addresses the historian’s interest in understanding socioeconomic, political, and cultural change over time; employs a variety of interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives; and attends to the impact of broader global as well as local, regional, and national developments on the black experience.