African and Black Diaspora in Europe...
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT!We invite applications for the Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship. The fellowship is housed in DePaul’s African
and Black Diaspora Studies Program.
The Wells-Barnett fellow is expected to teach three courses
over the academic year (usually one each in Fall/Winter/Spring quarters).
Teaching experience in a higher education setting is strongly preferred. Specific
courses to be taught will be ultimately be determined in dialogue with the
Fellows will also be expected to present their research to
the DePaul and local community and participate meaningfully in the life of the
African and Black Diaspora Studies Program, its students, and the affiliated
Center for Black Diaspora. The individual who fills this position will also
have opportunities to work with faculty in other departments and programs,
centers and institutes at DePaul.
The ideal candidate’s scholarship will substantially and
meaningfully reflect Wells-Barnett’s spirit of advocacy. Eligibility is
restricted to those who have received their PhD no earlier than 2013.
Applicants should have a strong and clearly defined research agenda.
Appointment of the Ida B. Wells-Barnett teaching fellow will
be for the academic year 2017-2018. The fellowship may be extended for a second
year, based on review and budget availability. DePaul University will provide
the fellow with office space and modest funds for travel and research. This is
also a benefits-eligible position.
Review of applications will begin July 5, 2017 and will
continue until the position is filled. Early submission is strongly encouraged.
Applications must be submitted through DePaul University’s Faculty
Opportunities website. The application portal, along with a more detailed job
description may be found at https://facultyopportunities.depaul.edu/postings/1289