The University of the South invites applications for a two-year residential postdoctoral fellowship in public history with a focus on the study of the U.S. South. The position will be affiliated with a newly instituted Southern Studies program, funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The position, which carries the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, starts in August 2019.
Teaching responsibilities are two courses per year; additional duties include development and implementation of public history and digital humanities projects that support and enhance the new southern studies program.
Applicants must have completed all requirements for the PhD by the time the position begins. Please submit a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests; a C.V.; graduate transcripts (unofficial accepted); and three letters of reference*, at least one of which speaks to teaching experience through the application portal at https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/3341. Contact John Grammer at email@example.com if you have questions.
*Letters of reference may be submitted directly from the referees or via dossier services to Kristen R. Kleinfeld, Assistant for Finance & Administration, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of the South comprises a well-regarded College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a distinguished School of Theology. It is an institution of the Episcopal Church that welcomes individuals of all backgrounds. The University is located on a striking, 13,000-acre campus on Tennessee’s Cumberland Plateau.The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Eligibility for employment is contingent upon successful prescreening.