Monday, September 1, 2008

McNeil Center for Early American Studies - Barra Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009-2011

The McNeil Center will appoint a recent recipient of the PhD as a Postdoctoral Fellow for a two-year term beginning 1 July 2009. The fellow will receive a starting stipend of at least $41,000; private office space in the Center's building at the northeastern gateway to the University of Pennsylvania's historic campus; library, computer, and other privileges at the university; and access to the Philadelphia area's magnificent manuscript, rare book and museum collections. During the two-year term of appointment, the fellow will teach two courses in an appropriate department at the University of Pennsylvania. Any project dealing with the histories and cultures of North America in the Atlantic world before 1850 will be considered. Applicants must have earned the PhD no earlier than 2004 in American History, American Literature, American Studies, or a closely allied field and must have the degree in hand when the term of appointment commences.

Due November 1, 2008

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