Postdoctoral fellowship available in Black Studies Research

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 8:00 AM


​Overview:

The Center for Black Studies Research at the University of California Santa Barbara seeks applications for a postdoctoral fellowship on research related to Black Studies, African diaspora, Haitian studies, social movements, engaged scholarship, or urban studies. 25% of the fellowship is devoted to developing the Center's programs and mentoring undergraduate research. The fellowship will provide salary based on the candidate's qualifications. Research and travel allowance, and health insurance will be provided. 12-month position to begin August 2018, with possibility of 2nd year, upon evaluation. The Center is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research and service.

Basic qualifications:
The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is the completion of all requirements for a Ph.D. except the dissertation (ABD status) in Black Studies or a related field, at the time of application. Ph.D. conferral must be expected by July 2018.

Additional qualifications:

  • Ph.D. conferral by July 31, 2018
  • Research in at least one area specializing in Black Studies, African diaspora, Haitian studies, social movements, engaged scholarship, or urban studies.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience with student research mentoring, engaged scholarship, or public scholarship.

Application:
Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating research interests and experiences with engaged scholarship, public scholarship, and student research mentorship; CV; an article-length writing sample or dissertation chapter; and three letters of reference (submitted by letter writers) to Professor Nadege Clitandre, Search Committee Chair, via the online application site.

Deadline:
Submit a completed application by 5/15/2018 for primary consideration.