Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Smith Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ohio University

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions at Ohio University invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in U.S. legal and constitutional history, which is funded by a gift from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation. The fellowship pays a salary of $41,000 and includes standard health insurance and retirement benefits. The successful applicant will have a home in the History Department and will be expected to teach a two-course survey of American constitutional history and one other courses in his or her field. Ph.D. required by August 27, 2012.

The Ph.D. is required by August 27, 2012.  "We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds."

Applicants are to apply on-line and should be "prepared to attach required documents as directed."  They are to send a letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Robert G. Ingram, Director, The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics and Institutions, Department of History, Bentley Annex 415, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979.

To be considered fully, applicants ought to apply by May 14, 2012.