Job Opportunities

Black Reconstruction Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar

The UCI School of Humanities invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar for 2022-2023. The postdoctoral fellow will take a leading role in “Black Reconstruction as a Portal,” a John E. Sawyer Seminar funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The postdoctoral scholar will be affiliated with the UCI Humanities Center, as well as the appropriate academic department in either the School of Humanities or the School of Social Sciences. While in residence at UCI, the Mellon Postdoctoral Scholar will participate in all activities associated with the Sawyer Seminar, have public programming duties, and have the opportunity for scholarly work. The successful candidate will be eager to work in a collaborative setting, have experience organizing or hosting events, and a research agenda that addresses historical and/or contemporary issues of Global Blackness through the multiple logics and tensions of racial capitalism. The postdoctoral scholar will have the opportunity to interface with scholars from across the United States and around the world working on topics related to the overall seminar theme.

Review begins: Monday, Feb 14, 2022

Closing date: Monday, Mar 14, 2022

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