Deadline: 15 February 2024

The Department of History at Brown University invites applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Labor History, 1500–Present. Open to any geography, but with a preference for scholarship focused outside the US and Europe. Applicant should have investments in Labor History as a distinct subfield within the discipline. The PhD, from an institution other than Brown University, must be in hand by July 1, 2024; applicants must not have had more than five years of academic employment since the awarding of the PhD. The Fellow will teach one undergraduate course each year.

The department places a high priority on research excellence, high-quality teaching, and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Interested candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to each of these three areas in a letter of application. Please also send a curriculum vitae, an article or chapter- length writing sample, and three letters of reference, via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2024. To assure full consideration applicants should submit their materials by that date.
Fellows are employed as postdoctoral research associates with a $65,000 salary, standard benefits, and a $2,000 per year reimbursable research fund. Scholars from outside the United States are appointed under J-1 visas (exchange visitors status) only.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Contact: Professor Seth Rockman
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