Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies Pre-doctoral Fellow
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites applications from scholars whose research focuses broadly on Africa and the African Diaspora, including but not limited to North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the African subcontinent. Special consideration will be given to applicants whose research is interdisciplinary in perspective. The two-year fellowship carries an annual stipend of $24,000, plus health insurance and is open to qualified candidates regardless of citizenship or current residence. Applicants must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. except the dissertation prior to August 1, 2022. Please note: individuals may not apply
for the Woodson pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships in the same year.
Fellows must be in residence at the University of Virginia for the entire award period and are expected to participate in a series of workshops throughout the academic year. They may accept no employment, fellowships, or consulting obligations during the fellowship period
without the Director’s approval.
For additional information about eligibility, guidelines, and review criteria, please visit the Pre-Doctoral page on the Carter G. Woodson Institute’s website: http://woodson.as.virginia.edu/fellowship-about.
Please visit UVA job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs. Enter requisition number R0029534 and complete the application:
*** Note: All documents MUST BE submitted/uploaded in the resume Box.***
***Note: Applications missing any required documents will not be considered.***
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1. C.V/Resume (file naming protocol: LASTNAME_CV)
2. Cover Letter (file naming protocol: LASTNAME_COVER LETTER)
3. Project Description (file naming protocol: LASTNAME_SAMPLE1)
- Project title
- Abstract or short description of project (should not exceed 50 words)
- Project description (should not exceed 7 double-spaced pages)
4. Bibliography (should not exceed 4 double-spaced pages) (file naming
5. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (signed originals only) by persons qualified to evaluate the proposals for which support is being sought. Letters of recommendation should be sent separately as PDFs to: Prefirstname.lastname@example.org.
Complete applications must be received no later than midnight EST on December 1, 2021.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to: Robert Vinson, Professor & Chair of Carter G Woodson IAAS at email@example.com. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of
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