Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Civil Rights and Social Justice
University of Mary Washington - Fredericksburg, VA

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The University of Mary Washington is currently accepting applications for the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Civil Rights and Social Justice. The appointment will be for a one-year term, renewable for a second, beginning July 1, 2013. PhD required. Candidates from all fields of study are eligible to apply.

The fellowship carries a departmental affiliation, responsibility for teaching two courses per semester, and working in and with the James Farmer Multicultural Center (organizing workshops or speakers in your areas of expertise, for example). The fellowship is funded in commemoration of the life and work of James Farmer, who taught History of the American Civil Rights Movement at Mary Washington from 1985 to 1998.

The position will offer the opportunity to develop and teach courses in your area of expertise related to the themes of Civil Rights and Social Justice, and to contribute to the promotion of James Farmer's legacy.

Benefits include a stipend of $32,000, on-campus housing, and health benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree required. You must have excellent communication skills, be adaptable to an interdisciplinary context, and ready to engage with motivated students.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Requirements

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