Postdoctoral Scholar in Black Studies | Center for Black Studies Research at UCSB

RECRUITMENT PERIOD

Open date: April 23rd, 2018

Next review date: May 15th, 2018

Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: June 15th, 2018

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

 

DESCRIPTION

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.

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 online site

https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF01242

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

 

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research and service.