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Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE).  The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies.  The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; interact with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; and collaborate with the director on current center projects. The appointment is for nine months beginning August 15, 2018 through May 15, 2019.  The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000, plus benefits, and $5,000 for research and other professional expenses.  A listing of employee benefits is available at: http://www.cmu.edu/jobs/benefits-at-a-glance/index.html

Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal.  The proposal should include a project description, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term.  Send to CAUSE Program Coordinator, Hikari Aday at hikarik@andrew.cmu.edu.  Deadline for receipt of applications is March 31, 2018.  (Notification of decision by April 20)

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