Postdoctoral Fellowship in Comparative Literature (African or Latin American Literatures)

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Cooper Union invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Comparative Literature specializing or with a strong interest in African or Latin American literatures. The Fellowship, which runs from September 2016 through May 2018,is open to candidates who have been awarded the Ph.D. after September 1, 2011.

The Cooper Union is a predominantly undergraduate institution offering baccalaureate degrees in Art, Architecture, and Engineering.

The Fellowship requires teaching three courses, two in the interdisciplinary core curriculum in humanities and social sciences required of all students and an elective in the Fellow's area of interest in the spring.

Compensation is $45,000 plus benefits.

The Fellow is expected to participate in the work of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and of the Cooper Union as a whole, including meetings and the further development and diversification of our curriculum. We are especially seeking a colleague committed to both undergraduate teaching and scholarly research.

Applications should include a c.v.; a cover letter describing the candidate's teaching experience, research interests, and current research project; and three letters of recommendation.

Application date
2 years
America : United States (Mid-Atlantic)
Humanities : Literature
Required post-doc experience
Between 0 and 5 years
Award granted
US$ 90.000