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Washington University of St. Louis Postdoctoral Research Associate - American Ethnic Studies - American Culture Studies - 49317 in St. Louis, Missouri

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS). This position is for the Danforth Campus in the School of Arts & Sciences.

Essential Functions

The Program in American Culture Studies (AMCS) at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Ethnic Studies for the academic year 2021-2022 with possibility of renewal for a second academic year contingent upon satisfactory performance. AMCS is an endowed program in Arts & Sciences that fosters cross-disciplinary intellectual exchange and transformative scholarship at the intersections of the humanities and social services.

We are particularly interested in applicants whose research, teaching, and practice (1) center the study Latinx, Asian American, and/or Indigenous American experience (2) speak to historical and/or contemporary public debates about immigration, law, electoral politics, citizenship, borders, as well as identity and community formation.

There is a possibility for a workshop to support the peer review of a polished book manuscript.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. degree or be scheduled to defend the dissertation before July 1, 2021.

Salary Range

Base pay commensurate with experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/.

Applicant Special Instructions

Interested applicants will need to submit a cover letter and CV as part of the online application process.

Applications are due by December 14, 2020. For more information and how to apply, please see https://amcs.wustl.edu/news/american-culture-studies-postdoctoral-fellowships.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate - American Ethnic Studies - American Culture Studies - 49317

Job ID: 49317

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular