Details about Post-Doctoral Residential Research & Teaching Fellowship
Post-Doctoral Residential Research & Teaching Fellowship is offered for Post Doc degree in the field of African-American and African studies.. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 01 Dec 2016. This scholarship is provided by University of Virginia and the value of this scholarship is Full Funding, $45,000/Year . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationals.
- Deadline: 01 Dec 2016
- Scholarship value: Full Funding, $45,000/Year
The Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia invites scholars, whose work focuses on Africa and/or the African Diaspora to apply for a two-year post-doctoral research and teaching fellowship, beginning August 25, 2016, and ending August 24, 2018. The fellowship carries the title of Lecturer and pays an annual (12 month) salary of $45,000, plus full-time benefits.
Completed applications must be received no later than midnight EST on December 1, 2015.
The fellowship is open to qualified candidates without restriction as to citizenship or current residence. Applicants for the post-doctoral fellowship must have been awarded their Ph.D. by the time of application or furnish proof from the relevant registrar that all documentation required for the Ph.D. has been submitted by July 15, 2016. Post doctoral applicants must have been awarded their Ph.D. no earlier than 2011.
Please note: Individuals may not apply for the Woodson pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the same time.
The post-doctoral fellow must be in residence at UVa for the duration of the award period, and must agree to teach one course per year in the African-American and African Studies program to be offered in the Fall or the Spring. Woodson fellows are expected to participate in the series of workshops (about twice monthly) and to make at least one formal presentation of their work to the University community.
How to apply
To apply, please submit a Candidate Profile on-line through [email protected] (Link provided September 2015 ). Please attach: a letter of application (250-word maximum) stating interest in the program; a curriculum vitae which must include the following: personal information, date(s) and location(s) of degree(s) earned, honors and awards, lectures and conference presentations, publications and, the names of three referees. Please save and submit samples using your last name, document title, and year in Caps Lock. ("LASTNAME_APP LETTER_2015") ("LASTNAME_CV_2015") ("LASTNAME_REFEREES_2015") (""LASTNAME_SAMPLE1_2015") ("LASTNAME_BIBLIOGRAPHY_2015")
Applicants must also submit a project abstract, including title, not to exceed 50 words, as well as a project description, including title, not to exceed seven double-spaced pages (1,750 words). The project description must include the following: 1) the nature of the research to be completed during the period of the fellowship award, as well as its significance; 2) a detailed plan of research and revision 3) Concrete objectives to be achieved during the award period. These objectives must include a statement of publication plans for the proposed research and writing. Project descriptions must be attached through [email protected] UVA under "Writing Sample 1".
Please submit a working bibliography not to exceed four double-spaced pages. The bibliography must list those scholarly works that the applicant considers most important to the intellectual development of the project. The working bibliography must be attached through [email protected] under "Writing Sample 2".
In addition, please arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation (signed originals only) sent directly to the Woodson Institute by persons qualified to evaluate the proposals for which support is being sought. Letters of recommendation from credentialing services such as Interfolio are also "acceptable." Signed letters of recommendation (PDFs only, please) may also be submitted electronically by the December 1, 2015 deadline.