The Lewis & Clark College Department of History invites applications for a one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in sub-Saharan African History, beginning fall semester 2010. Fellows will teach three courses per year. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Review of applications will begin February 8, 2010.
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in African History at Lewis & Clark College
The LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE Department of History invites applications for a one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in sub-Saharan African history, starting in Fall semester 2010. Potential for excellent teaching and research at an undergraduate institution are essential. The Fellow will teach three courses per year, including a survey of African history, a lower division course on modern Africa and a colloquium or seminar determined by scholarly specialty. Excluding North Africa, geographical and topical specialty are open. Preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary and/or comparative perspectives. Ph.D. required at time of appointment as Mellon Teaching Fellow. Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a letter of application that includes a statement of educational philosophy, teaching experience, and research interests; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any); (4) a sample of scholarship; (5) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover; and (6) graduate transcripts. Send application to Susan Glosser, Chair, Department of History, MSC 41, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Road, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, 97219-7899. Inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Lewis & Clark College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html) We encourage applicants to explain how their teaching at Lewis & Clark might contribute to a learning community that values diversity.