CAUSE Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015-2016

Postdoctoral Fellowship/African American Urban

The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research in African American urban studies. The fellow will pursue his/her own research project; interact with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students; and collaborate with the director on current center projects, including CAUSE 20th Anniversary events. The appointment is for nine months beginning August 24, 2015. The fellowship carries a stipend of $50,000, and $5,000 for research, benefits and other expenses.


Send a cover letter, c.v., two letters of reference, writing sample, and a three-to-five page project proposal. The proposal should include a project description, chapter outline, explanation of the significance to relevant fields, and plans and goals for the fellowship term.


March 31, 2015. (Notification of decision by April 20) Women and minorities are urged to apply. EEO/AA.


Professor Joe William Trotter, Jr.
CAUSE, Department of History, Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890.

Hikari Aday, CAUSE Program Coordinator