Postdoctoral Fellow in Black Studies, Northwestern University

The Department of Black Studies at Northwestern University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship with a start date of September 1, 2024. Candidates with PhDs granted between 2022 and the start date are encouraged to apply. Candidates can be from any (inter-) discipline, but should have a commitment to the field of Black Studies, and have a research and teaching profile in Black histories in the Americas, addressing environmental studies and/or health. This is a residential fellowship. The candidate will teach two quarter-long courses in the Department per year, and participate in the intellectual life of the Department and University. Review of applications submitted electronically to the link on our webpage at will begin on October 13, 2023. 1) curriculum vitae
2) cover letter detailing research and teaching areas and plans for work to be undertaken during the fellowship
3) 1 publication or sample of scholarly writing
4) evidence of teaching quality (e.g., syllabi and teaching evaluations)
5) three letters of recommendation, including one from the dissertation Chair

All inquiries should be addressed to Suzette Denose at 847-491-5122 or

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