Post Doctoral Associate, University of Pittsburgh School of Education

The Practices of Freedom Project at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education seeks a postdoctoral associate to join a dynamic team of students and faculty affiliated with the Center for Urban Education for a 12-month appointment beginning July 1, 2024.

The Practices of Freedom Project is designed to support current and future educators in deepening Black educational thought and practice. The grant aims to shift away from ineffective inclusion models toward transformative praxes of Black education by building out intergenerational cohorts of educators; partnering with districts and schools; and designing and implementing studies.

The Practices of Freedom postdoctoral associate will: 1) support dimensions of the grant project, including coordinating a special issue of a journal based on research from the program; 2) develop their own research around Black intellectual studies anchored in radical scholarly traditions (field and/or discipline are open); 3) join in instructional capacities, such as a Freedom Seminar.

We will begin the review of applications on April 5, 2024.

Specifications: 12-month position, beginning July 1, 2024, possibility of renewal. Remote work possibilities.

Requirements: Doctorate earned by May 31, 2024. Scholarly work in Black/Africana Studies, discipline and/or field open.

The Pennsylvania Child Protection Clearances will be required prior to starting for this position. This includes a PA state, FBI fingerprinting, and Child Abuse registry clearance.

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