AFAS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2020-2021

Deadline: December 15, 2019

The African and African American Department (AFAS) at the University of Washington in St. Louis recently earned a Ph.D. One-year AFAS Postdoctoral Fellow You can graduate from the Humanities and Social Sciences for 2020-2021 and apply for a two-year renewal.

This fellowship is intended to help junior scholars focused on topics related to African, African-American and / or African Diaspora to advance their careers by providing mentoring opportunities, conducting research and strengthening faculty.

ello Rowe is expected to teach one course per semester with the academic specialization and approval of the AFAS Curriculum Committee or Chair. In addition, colleagues will participate in the intellectual life of undergraduate and university by giving public lectures and attending, mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and participating in departmental activities. This fellowship begins in the fall semester of 2020-2021.


  • AFAS postdoctoral researchers receive support for competitive salaries, research and research-related travel, office space and computer equipment.


  • Ph Recent PhD Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and receive a Ph.D. from spring 2017 to July 1, 2020.


The application should contain:

  • A letter of interest briefly describing the applicant’s academic interest, with a detailed description of the proposed study to be pursued during the application period (up to 5 pages);
  • resume;
  • One writing sample (a scientific publication or a dissertation chapter (up to 30 pages));
  • Three letters of recommendation, including a letter of recommendation from the thesis advisor. St. Louis University of Washington encourages the support of women, racial / ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities in particular.

For more information visit: AFAS Fellowship.



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