The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ), and the Department of Africana Studies at Brown University invite applications for a one-year non-renewable postdoctoral fellowship as part of the 2021-2022 Mellon Sawyer Seminar on Rethinking the Dynamic Interplay of Migration, Race, and Ethnicity in the Caribbean and Latin America.
The successful applicant will have research and teaching interests that focus on migration, race, and ethnicity in the Americas. We seek candidates who can complement the Center's interdisciplinary strengths and contribute to the existing emphasis on migration, race, and racialization in Latin America and the Caribbean. Theoretical attention to questions of migration and race is strongly encouraged.
The successful candidate must demonstrate scholarly promise and will be expected to collaborate with two graduate student fellows to coordinate workshops and seminars, co-curate a related exhibit, and contribute to the development of promotional materials. The postdoctoral fellow will teach an undergraduate course on race, ethnicity, and migration in Latin America and the Caribbean from the perspective of his/her own discipline.
Fellow will receive a salary of $60,000, benefits, and a research/travel fund of $3,000 per year. Ph.D. should be in hand by the start of the appointment on July 1, 2021. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. in any discipline in the humanities or social sciences.
To apply, please submit through Interfolio: 1) a cover letter, including a discussion of the relevance of your research and training to the Sawyer Seminar theme as well as a discussion of any prior experience organizing interdisciplinary, scholarly events; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a list of three referees; 4) a brief undergraduate course proposal related to the Sawyer Seminar theme; and 5) a diversity statement reflecting on how your teaching and research takes account of race and ethnicity.
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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