The Center for Black Studies Research at the University of California Santa Barbara usually accepts applications for one-two postdoctoral researcher positions annually. The research areas may include the fields and disciplines within Arts, Humanities, STEM or Social Sciences with a focus on Black Studies and/or Black communities in the African Diaspora (Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia/Oceania). Part of the Fellowship (25%) is devoted to developing the Center’s programs, which may involve mentoring undergraduate research fellows. No teaching is required.

This position is a 12-month appointment that usually begins July 1 annually with a possibility of 2nd year appointment, upon evaluation.

Application Requirements:

  • Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Indicate research interests and experiences.
  • Writing Sample - Dissertation chapter: The dissertation must show a research focus in one of the following areas: Black/African American Studies, Black Communities, Health Disparities, Education Disparities or any focus on the African Diaspora.
  • Writing Sample (additional) - Refereed journal article, or refereed conference proceeding. (Optional)References for applicants who reach the short list stage will be sent solicitations inviting them to provide letters of reference.


Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)
    References for applicants who reach the short list stage will be sent solicitations inviting them to provide letters of reference.

Deadline:

Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Application is now open. Apply Here.