POSTDOC: Emory, African Studies

The Institute of African Studies invites applications for a three-year postdoctoral fellowship.  We welcome applicants from all disciplines, with preference given to scholars whose research and teaching coincides with the Institute faculty’s current interests in history, anthropology, art history, literature, gender, political culture and economy, and development.  Eligible applicants will complete their Ph.D. by August 2017 or have received their degree within the previous two years.  Fellows will offer four courses yearly and are expected to participate fully in the Institute’s activities.  Please send a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, and three letters of recommendation to: Clifton Crais, Director, Institute of African Studies, 221 Bowden Hall, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322.  Review of applications will begin November 14, with on campus interviews in February.  Informal interviews will take place at the African Studies Association meetings this December.  Applicants should also consult  Emory University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.