Postdoctoral Teaching & Research Fellowship in Revolutionary Era StudiesSiena College
Job TitlePostdoctoral Teaching & Research Fellowship in Revolutionary Era Studies
Position TypeFull Time
Job Category Faculty
Salary Range $ $75,890.00
Location Loudonville, NY US
Application Deadline -
Contact Name Jennifer Dorsey
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About Siena College:
Located in Loudonville, New York – just 10 minutes from the state capital of Albany – Siena empowers more than 3,400 students each year through a transformative journey we call the Education for a Lifetime. All members of the Siena College community work together to advance the College’s mission to graduate leader’s intent on making the world more just, peaceful, and humane. That spirit reverberates across our 174-acre campus ranked among the 50 most beautiful college campuses in the country by Condé Nast.
Siena College’s McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution will award a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching and Research Fellowship for the academic year 2023-2024. The fellowship supports an early-career scholar whose research and teaching advance the McCormick Center’s mission to foster greater appreciation, interest, and awareness of the events and ideals behind the struggle for American independence. The McCormick Center collaborates with Saratoga National Historical Park and Battlefield and other regional community partners to achieve its mission and support the undergraduate Certificate in Revolutionary Era Studies (CRES).
Annual Salary: $75,890.00
Scholars without ongoing positions who have earned a Ph.D. in history or historically based interdisciplinary degrees (i.e. American Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, etc.) within the last 3-years may apply for this fully funded, 10-month fellowship (September 1, 2023-June 30, 2024). We welcome applicants from scholars working in any subfield of history, focusing on any aspect of the American Revolution and its era (1750-1820).
The McCormick Center Fellow will teach a 2/2 course load in the Department of History, contribute to the McCormick Center’s community programming, and complete a scholarly project. As a visiting faculty member in Siena College’s History Department, the fellow will receive office space, have full access to library resources, and opportunities to participate in the Capital Region community of academic and public history scholars.
A background screening is required
Siena College is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Siena College is committed to attracting, supporting, and retaining a diverse faculty. We actively encourage applications from women, minorities, non-US citizens, members of the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, veterans, and others from under-represented groups who may make a positive contribution to the diversification of ideas and perspectives.
A COVID-19 vaccination is required for employees pursuant to the COVID-19 policy.
All bargaining unit faculty members shall be covered by the collective bargaining agreement between Siena College and SEIU (Service Employees International United) Local 200.
If a foreign national applicant is selected for a qualifying position, the College will sponsor and prepare petitions with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Bureau of the Department of Homeland Security (“USCIS”) to obtain H-1B status in the United States, which will allow them to work at the College for a specified period of time. Only specialty occupations will qualify for H-1B status under applicable federal law.
Review of applications will begin on March 13 and continue until the position is filled.
A cover letter that includes information about the applicant’s current scholarly project and an indication of how the applicant will utilize the post-doctoral fellowship time to advance their scholarly work.
A current curriculum vitae
Syllabus for two undergraduate courses
Fellows can expect to teach the following courses during their time at Siena College:
Two predetermined upper division courses (typically HIST 311: American Colonies, 1558-1763; HIST 312 American Revolution, 1763-1815; or HIST 327 Dutch Roots of America)
A general education survey (HIST 101, 102, 103, 104 or 105)
An additional topics class in area of fellow’s expertise
Two letters of recommendation
Finalists will be interviewed via Zoom in April 2023. Direct all inquiries about this opportunity to Dr. Jennifer Dorsey, PhD, director Siena College’s McCormick Center for the Study of the American Revolution email@example.com
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