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Postdoctoral fellowship in the history of African visual and material culture

Postdoctoral fellowship

The Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center announces a postdoctoral fellowship in the history of African visual and material culture, starting July 1, 2019, for one year with possible renewal annually for two additional years.

Candidates must have recently earned a Ph.D. in History of Art or a related field with a research focus on the expressive cultures of Africa and its diasporas, in any time period and geography, including North Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and, more broadly, Africa’s transoceanic, transcontinental, and global connections. The successful candidate will co-coordinate the activities and initiatives of the African History of Art program, will teach two classes a year, and participate fully in the life of the Council on African Studies at the MacMillan Center, the Department of History of Art, and the University. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and is accompanied by a relocation allowance and research funds.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Please submit a cover letter, CV, two course proposals, and article-length writing sample, along with the names and addresses of three recommenders online.
Review of materials will begin on March 1, 2019.

Ms. Cristin Siebert by email, , for any questions related to the application process.