The Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration at Yale University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Associate position beginning on July 1, 2016. The candidate will be expected to be in full-time residence and to teach one course in academic year 2016-2017 related to the field of Asian American Studies, Latina/o Studies, Native American Studies, or Comparative Ethnic Studies. The Postdoctoral Associate will be expected to contribute to the intellectual life and growth of the Center, to hold office hours for students, and to offer one public lecture or conduct a workshop. Ideally, the postdoctoral associate will also complete a significant publication during their residency.
Under the direction of Professor Stephen Pitti, the Center aims to gather students and scholars interested in Ethnic Studies fields; intersectional race, gender, and sexuality research; and Native and diasporic communities both in the United States and other countries.
The successful fellow will receive a stipend of $50,000 plus individual health insurance coverage, full access to the Yale University libraries, and shared office space.
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Applicants should apply through Interfolio and must include the following:
Cover letter, indicating qualifications and plans for research and writing
Current curriculum vitae
Two letters of recommendation.
A writing sample up to fifty pages in length.
A syllabus of a proposed course