Category Archives: Postdoc

University of Chicago Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship in Race and Capitalism

Deadline: October 1

Length: 1-2 years, followed by assistant professorship

Comments: “We are broadly searching for scholars who theoretically and/or empirically explore the interaction of race and capitalism.  The work could be focused on a historical period such as that of slavery; a specific institution such as the workplace; on concepts such as labor, credit, finance; on a specific theoretical question such as the meaning of justice in the context of communities that are affected by high levels of economic and racial inequality; or a particular empirical problem such as shifting participation rates by race and ethnicity in various sectors of the deindustrialized U.S.” “ The appointment would be based in the Anthropology, Political Science or Sociology department.

URL: https://academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp

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Dartmouth College Society of Fellows Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Deadline: September 17

Length: 34 months

Comments: “Applicants for the 2019 – 2022 Society Fellowships must have completed a Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2017, and must have their degree in hand by June 30, 2019.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/51456

University of Pennsylvania Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: October 31

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “The Jewish Home: Dwelling on the Domestic, the Familial, and the Lived-In.” “Relevant topics may include the history of domestic architecture and material culture, anthropological research into kinship, parenting, gender roles, and master-servant relationships; literary instantiations of the home as an object of memory and imagination; representations of Jewish domesticity in the visual arts, including theater, film, and television; the analysis of Jewish law as it relates to family life and sex; the economics of consumption and display; the ritual study of the life cycle as it plays out in domestic contexts; and urban studies that approach the home as part of neighborhoods or larger social contexts.”

URL: https://katz.sas.upenn.edu/fellowship-program/next-year

University of Pennsylvania Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities 2019-20

Deadline: October 15

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is Kinship. “You must have your degree in hand or have passed your defense no later than December 2018 to be eligible.”

URL: https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/fellowships/andrew-w-mellon-postdoctoral-fellowship-humanities

Carleton College Postdoctoral Fellowship in African American History

Deadline: April 2

Length: 2 years

Comments: “Applicants whose research focus is pre-World War II are especially welcome.”

URL: https://jobs.carleton.edu/postings/3566

Yale University Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities 2018-20

Deadline: March 15

Length: Two years

Comments: “The Fellow will teach one course each semester in the Directed Studies program, an integrated set of courses in western literature, philosophy, and historical & political thought.” “Applicants must be qualified to teach in one of the three tracks: Literature, Philosophy, or Historical and Political Thought.”

URL: https://apply.interfolio.com/48692

University of Oregon Visiting Assistant Professorship in Latinx/Chicanx History

Deadline: March 1

Length: 1 year (“Reappointment is at the discretion of the school Director”)

Comments: “This position will focus on twentieth-century Chicanx/Latinx history. Preferred specialization is Chicanx/Latinx labor history or immigration history, as well as a regional focus on the Pacific Northwest or the North American West.”

URL: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/54135