Postdoctoral Fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Studies
March 9, 2018
Providence, Rhode Island
Full Time - Non-Faculty, Entry Level
Brown University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Native American and Indigenous Studies as part of the President's Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. The fellowship is affiliated with the Native American and Indigenous Studies Initiative (NAISB), the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, and the department most closely related to the candidate's academic interests.
The candidate will teach one course per year, e.g., an introductory course on Native American and Indigenous Studies or a course in the candidate's specialty. Additionally, the candidate will organize a panel or lecture series each year on a key topic in contemporary Native American and Indigenous Studies. We recommend applicants contact a possible mentor or mentors from NAISB-affiliated faculty (see https://www.brown.edu/academics/native-american-and-indigenous-studies/faculty). The purpose of a mentor is not necessarily to have perfect disciplinary or thematic overlap (indeed we encourage cross-discipline and cross-theme pairings), but to be a source of support, professional guidance, and provide an intellectual home.
Candidates should submit: 1) a current CV; 2) a statement of interest (which, among other things, should indicate clearly the desired departmental affiliation and identify a faculty mentor); 3) a short writing sample (no more than 25 pages); 4) a list of two courses (titles with short paragraphs); 5) three letters of reference. Please submit applications and arrange to have letters of reference submitted online via Interfolio. PhD must be successfully completed by appointment start date (July 1, 2018). Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2018.
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