UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA DEPARTMENT OF BLACK STUDIES
DISSERTATION FELLOWSHIP FOR 2015-16
The Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for two dissertation fellowship scholars for the academic year 2015-16. Applicants must be advanced to candidacy at an accredited university. This fellowship is also open to international applicants. The department is interested in scholars whose research focuses on intersections of race, class, gender or sexuality in African/Caribbean/African-American or Diasporic Studies.
The duration of the award is nine months beginning fall quarter of the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship grant is $27,000. Scholars are required to be in residence during the entire fellowship period. There is an expectation that the dissertation will be completed during the term of residency. Dissertation scholars will teach one undergraduate course and present one public lecture.
Only complete applications will be evaluated. Complete applications consist of: the UCSB Black Studies Dissertation Fellowship application, a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a detailed description of the dissertation project, a writing sample (approximately 20 pages, preferably a dissertation chapter), and three letters of reference.
All materials, including letters of reference must be received no later than January 5, 2015. No fax or e-mail submissions will be accepted.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.