The Johns Hopkins University is pleased to invite applications for the position of Patrick Henry Scholar, a two-year postdoctoral fellowship offered jointly by the Departments of History and Political Science. This year, we will be appointing two fellows concurrently, one in the Department of History and one in the Department of Political Science. We invite applications from scholars of indigenous, colonial, and Revolutionary North America and the early U.S. republic, including those whose research touches on African diaspora, Caribbean, Latin American, Atlantic, and global perspectives.
Applicants must show demonstrated excellence in their research and have completed their PhDs in history or political science between 2018 and June 30, 2023. The fellowship term will begin on July 1, 2023, and will end on June 30, 2025. The Patrick Henry Scholar will normally teach one undergraduate course per semester and will be expected to participate fully in the intellectual life of the Departments of History or Political Science, including our robust culture of seminars and graduate workshops. The Patrick Henry Scholar will also benefit from faculty mentoring in the relevant Department or Departments
Candidates should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract and sample chapter or article via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/120279 no later than February 24, 2023. At least two letters of reference should be uploaded independently by the referees.
For questions about the position in History, please contact FranÃ§ois Furstenberg (firstname.lastname@example.org).
For questions about the position in Political Science, please contact Joshua Simon (email@example.com)
Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.
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