Brown University invites applications for a 2-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2022/24, with a specialization in the History of Art and Architecture and/or a related discipline such as Museum Studies. The candidate should have a deep knowledge of and commitment to Native American and Indigenous Studies within the Americas and/or with an international focus. This position is to be held jointly at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and the Department of the History of Art & Architecture, effective July 1, 2022. We seek qualified candidates who will contribute to the racial equity and diversity of the academic community through their service, mentorship, teaching, and scholarship. Our goal is to appoint an exceptional scholar of Native American and Indigenous art, which could include the study of exhibition practices, material, visual and built cultures, who will contribute to Critical Native American and Indigenous Studies at Brown.
The successful candidate will teach two courses per year in the Department of the History of Art & Architecture, cross-listed with Native American and Indigenous Studies and in the Cogut Institute’s Humanities course offerings. The fellow will also be affiliated with the Cogut Institute and is expected to participate in the weekly Tuesday seminars as well as other activities of the Institute. PhD must be in hand by July 1, 2022 or must have been awarded in the last five years. Salary of $61,500 with an increase to $63,907 the second year plus benefits and a research budget of $2,000 per year.
Please send letter of application, CV, two samples of course syllabi, and names of three references.
Applicants must apply online to: http://apply.interfolio.com/98560. Applications will be reviewed until March 1, 2022.