The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University invites applications for a one-year position (2013-2014) as the Ruth J. Simmons Post-Doctoral Fellow in Slavery and Justice. The Center is devoted to interdisciplinary scholarly research, with a public education mission. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in any humanities or social science discipline (or will obtain a Ph.D. by June 2013) and work on questions concerning the historical formations of slavery in global or comparative terms; issues concerning contemporary forms of indentured servitude; or philosophical, historical, and theoretical questions concerning slavery and justice. Applicants working on questions of gender, public history, and memory are welcome. The successful applicant would be expected to offer one course in a department to be agreed upon at the time of hire. He/she will be expected to be a regular participant in the Fellows seminar at the Cogut Center for the Humanities. The fellowship stipend will be $45,000- $50,000.
Please direct any questions to Shana Weinberg, Center Manager at: email@example.com.
Deadline is February 15, 2013.
Applicants should apply online at: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/20823
Please include a current CV, a writing sample and three letters of reference.
Brown University is an EEO/AA employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.