Postdoctoral Fellowships in African Studies (Social Sciences and Humanities) Council on African Studies at The MacMillan Center, Yale University
The Council on African Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University invites applications for TWO postdoctoral fellowships, commencing on July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2020. Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to contemporary Africa. The fellowship is open to all disciplines in the Social Sciences and Humanities, particularly Anthropology, History, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies. The successful candidate will be required to teach two undergraduate courses during each academic year of their appointment.
Compensation includes a competitive salary, moving expenses, research account, health insurance, and other benefits afforded to post-doctoral associates at Yale: http://your.yale.edu/work-yale/benefits/my-benefits-yale/postdoctoral-associate-benefits.
Applicants should have in-depth knowledge of at least one Africa-related language and fluency in English, and must have completed the Ph.D. no earlier than July 2015. The postdoctoral associate will teach one course each term in addition to pursuing independent research, and will assist the chair in curating the programmatic/scholarly activities of the Council on African Studies. The academic appointment will be based in the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center (https://macmillan.yale.edu/). Postdoctoral Associates are expected to be in residence from August through May and participate in the programmatic activities of the Council.