Africana Research Center

Job # 37344

Postdoctoral Fellowship
Africana Research Center
Penn State University – University Park, Pennsylvania

The Africana Research Center invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in any aspect of African American and Diaspora Studies, beginning August 2013. During their residency, fellows have no teaching or administrative responsibilities, though they may request a teaching assignment. They will be matched with a mentor, attend professional development sessions and other relevant events, and be expected to be active in Penn State’s community of Africana researchers. Successful applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. within the previous four academic years. Salary/benefit package is competitive. Submit complete application packets including cover letter describing your research and goals for the fellowship year, a curriculum vita (6 page maximum), and a writing sample of no more than 30 double-spaced pages at by November 7, 2012. Three letters of reference should be addressed to the attention of the ESSS !
 Selection Committee and e-mailed directly to . Please direct questions about the process via e-mail to .

Penn State requires successful completion of background check(s) consistent with the requirements of the job. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workplace.
Dawn M. Noren
Director’s Assistant
Pennsylvania State University
Africana Research Center
217 Willard Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 865-6144
Fax: (814) 865-6145
814-863-2085 (fax)

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