The Center for the Humanities at Tufts University: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora Studies, 2022-2023

NEW: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora Studies.

Review of applications begins immediatelyand continues until position is filled.

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora Studies, 2022-2023

The Center for the Humanities at Tufts University, in partnership with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research, invites applications for a one-year humanities postdoctoral fellowship in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora Studies, beginning July 1, 2022. The fellow will teach two courses within the Latinx and/or Asian American Studies curriculum, be active in programming, and participate in the vibrant community of scholars at the Center for the Humanities. The selected fellow is expected to engage in original research and contribute to the intellectual life of the university. The fellow will be mentored by senior faculty and have access to professional development and other resources on campus including the opportunity to hold a manuscript workshop. Applicants in all areas of the humanities will be considered. We especially welcome candidates with training in ethnic studies or related fields whose areas of expertise complement the curriculum in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora Studies at Tufts.

The fellow will receive a stipend of $63,435. They will be eligible for Tufts University health benefits, and will have a workspace at or within proximity to the Center for the Humanities at Tufts.

Requirements:

Ph.D. in Ethnic Studies, American Studies, or related field with strong interdisciplinary research and teaching credentials preferred. The successful applicant will have been awarded their PhD degree before beginning the appointment and no earlier than 2019.

Application requirements:

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a 1500-word research description, and a sample syllabi for a course in Latinx and/or Asian American Studies to Interfolio, along with the names and contact information for three references. References will be contacted if the applicant is a finalist.

Apply for this position on Interfolio (Position ID: 107615).

For additional information or questions, contact the Center for the Humanities at humanities@tufts.edu.