Zemurray Stone Post Doctoral Fellowship

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Job description

New Orleans, LA

The Zemurray-Stone Post-Doctoral Fellows in Latin American Studies are intended to foster the professional development of gifted scholars and specialists in media to enrich the Stone Center for Latin American Studies’ vigorous research environment, and to foster creative exchange across the Center’s research community. We seek candidates engaged in scholarly or creative work on topics related to existing areas of institutional strength. Fellows are expected to participate in the full intellectual life of the Center and to contribute to the conceptualization and development of innovative digital media platforms during their residency. Fellows sometimes also offer an advanced interdisciplinary seminar on a subject of their choice during the spring of the fellowship year.

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in any relevant discipline or interdisciplinary field.
  • Academic training in the area studies of Latin America.

How to apply

Application must be submitted via Interfolio by visiting apply.interfolio.com/82861 and must include (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a cover letter describing research interests, teaching and administrative experience, and your particular capacity to contribute to the Center’s interdisciplinary mission; (3) a graduate transcript; (4) two recommendation letters; (5) a writing sample or media essay; (6) a detailed proposal for at least one content course or seminar; and (7) teaching evaluations, if available.