The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Lewis & Clark College Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies programs are accepting applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African American Studies for 2009-2010. Ph.D. expected at the time of appointment. Application deadline: March 16, 2009.
Lewis & Clark College - African American Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship
With the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Lewis & Clark College Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies programs are pleased to accept applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in African American studies for 2009-2010. The successful candidate will offer an interdisciplinary profile in African American studies with the ability to teach in our established Gender Studies and Ethnic Studies programs, as well as bringing these areas of expertise to the first-year general education curriculum. The teaching load will be three courses per academic year. The successful candidate will receive active mentoring in teaching, pursue research with support for ongoing active scholarship, and will be encouraged to participate in the intellectual life of the College, including the annual Gender Studies and Ray Warren Multicultural Symposia. Review of applications will begin on March 16 and continue until the position is filled. Ph.D.expected at the time of appointment. A complete application will include (1) a curriculum vita; (2) a letter of application which includes a statement of educational philosophy, teaching experience, and research interests; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover, and (5) graduate transcripts. Send application materials to: Gender Studies Search, Nancy Hugg, MSC 63, Lewis & Clark College, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Portland, OR 97219 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Lewis & Clark is a private liberal arts college with 1,800 undergraduates. An Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and we affirm the educational benefits of diversity (see http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html). We encourage applicants to explain how their teaching at Lewis and Clark might contribute to a learning community that values diversity.