New York Historical Society & The New School Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellows Program
The New School in New York
|Deadline||January 06, 2017|
|Date Posted||October 20, 2016|
|Type||Non tenure track|
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Fellowships are offered jointly with
Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts and the
New-York Historical Society. Two Bernard and Irene Schwartz
Fellowships are open to scholars who will have completed the PH.D.
before the end of 2016-2017 academic year. Fellows will teach one
course in American History each semester at Eugene Lang College.
They will also carry on research projects in residence at the
Historical Society. These fellowships carry a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits.
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellows Program was established in 2005 to foster a vibrant scholarly relationship between the New York Historical Society and the New School’s Eugene Lang College. Post-doctoral fellows are invited to help build this connection through research, teaching, and public history programming. In the course of a one-year (non-renewable) fellowship, Bernard and Irene Schwartz fellows are expected to develop a major research project with the resources of the New-York Historical Society, to teach two undergraduate courses at Eugene Lang College, and to share in both institutions’ commitments to public history.
The successful candidate will be a recent Ph.D. (within three
years of the starting date), with a strong record of previous
teaching (as a TA or otherwise). Application requirements include a
completed cover sheet, a two-to-three page proposal describing the
theme of the research
project and the New-York Historical Society resources critical to the project, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample of no more than 3,000 words or ten pages, two detailed syllabi for undergraduate courses, and three letters of recommendation. These letters of recommendation are to be sent digitally to email@example.com with the subject line SCHWARTZ FELLOWSHIP-[LASTNAME] prior to the deadline. Bernard and Irene Schwartz fellowship carry
a stipend of $60,000, plus benefits.
The New School is committed to maintaining a diverse educational and creative community, a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment. Applications
from members of historically underrepresented groups are welcome. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran or marital status
Special Instructions to Applicants:
PLEASE NOTE: Completed applications with all the above elements must be submitted two ways: via email with the subject line SCHWARTZ FELLOWSHIP-[LASTNAME] no later than January 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. to firstname.lastname@example.org AND email@example.com , and via mail, two hard copies postmarked by January 6, 2017 to Fellowship Coordinator, New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
In addition to a dynamic and progressive work environment, The New School offers a competitive benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement plans, flexible spending accounts and a tuition waiver. We encourage a healthy work/life balance and offer employee assistance services, health and well-being programs and over four weeks of vacation time per year.
Apply with us and discover the rewards and opportunities in working for a world-class, urban university.
Interested candidates must apply online at: https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/13671
How To Apply
You can apply for this position online at https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/13671