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American Studies Early Career Visiting Scholarship, Northumbria University

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American Studies Early Career Visiting Scholarship, Northumbria University

October 15, 2014

American Studies Early Career Visiting Scholarship, Northumbria University

Application Deadline: 15 October 2014

American Studies at Northumbria University is offering a short Early Career Visiting Scholarship during Semester 2, 2015. This Scholarship forms part of Northumbria’s American Studies program.

The successful candidate will have been awarded (within the last 3 years) a PhD in any aspect of American culture, history, or literature, but will not yet hold a permanent full-time academic post. The Visiting Scholar will have a growing research profile and teaching experience and will be able to demonstrate exceptional promise in their chosen field. We particularly welcome applicants with research interests in the Black Atlantic or US visual culture.

During their 2-day visit, successful applicants will:

  • Deliver a research presentation to the American Studies Research Seminar.
  • Lead a workshop on theory or methodology for Northumbria postgraduate students working in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • Participate in at least one formal undergraduate teaching session (lecture or seminar). American-themed modules running in Semester 2 may include: ‘Introduction to American Studies ’, ‘The Black Atlantic’, ‘Religion in America’, and ‘The Vietnam War’.
  • Receive a £500 honorarium to cover accommodation and travel expenses.

How To Apply
To apply, please download the online application form and submit to Scott Burdon at az.pgr@northumbria.ac.uk

Application Deadline
Deadline for applications is 15 October 2014

General Enquiries 
Informal enquiries are welcome – for further details please contact

Dr Henry Knight Lozano henry.knight-lozano@northumbria.ac.uk

Dr Clare Elliott clare.elliott@northumbria.ac.uk


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