The Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures (AMESALL) is sponsoring two external Postdoctoral Associates. Initial appointment is for one year with possibility of renewal pending satisfactory performance and available funding. Postdoctoral Associates will receive a $48,000 salary, health benefits, and office space in the Rutgers Academic Building on the College Avenue campus. In addition to conducting research and organizing symposia during the course of the academic year, Postdoctoral Associates will teach one undergraduate course in AMESALL. All materials must be uploaded to the Rutgers hiring system by March 31, 2020. Please direct all inquiries about this search to Ousseina Alidou (firstname.lastname@example.org). Project topic: Global Africa and the Humanities
Minimum Education and Experience:
All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by August 1, 2020.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Potential candidates should have a PhD in an area of African Humanities, with a special research focus on African literatures and cultural studies. Proficiency in Kiswahili, Twi, or Yoruba will be an added advantage.
Posting Number: 19FA2660
Location: College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 108505
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